Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep
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Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep

(Image Source) (For those who are getting 6 hours or less) Yesterday, I really got an insight to just how much I needed SLEEP! And if I’m like this, I bet others are the same. Firstly, have you ever felt really ANGRY when someone interrupts your sleep? Whether it’s your noisy neighbours doing you-know-what at…

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation

So I am continuing my journey of getting adult braces. After they take a bunch of pictures and X-rays, you go for a consultation. That’s when the orthodontist basically explains everything to you. This is also the time to ask questions. Basic info I got: The braces last for about 24 months, give or take….

Top 20 Foods with Antioxidants
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Top 20 Foods with Antioxidants

We all know that antioxidants help us fight free radicals, keeps us young and does all kinds of amazing stuff. According to a 2004 study found 20 foods with more antioxidants than anything else. Here they are. Dried Mexican red beans Wild blueberries Red kidney beans Pinto beans Cultivated blueberries Cranberries Artichokes Blackberries Prunes Raspberries…

Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep
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Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep

Do you have noisy neighbours who like to crank it up with heat at 3am, or talk nonstop till the morning? I do! The worst par t is, I can almost hear exactly what they’re saying, and it can be extremely difficult to get to sleep with them talking all through the night. However, I…

Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness
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Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness

Often, we have set meals planned. For example, breakfast at 8am, lunch at 12pm and dinner at 6pm. We don’t really go against it, whether we’re hungry or not. Have you ever eaten a breakfast or dinner when you’re not hungry? (Not caused by stress or anxiety, but because you’re simply not hungry). Very important…

The Science of Happiness
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The Science of Happiness

Wow, I just discovered a gem! Soulpancake on youtube has some fascinating videos that talks about the science of happiness and does a lot of really awesome experiments on people. Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzvRx_johoA_QznlVHjbByQdHZAhWRQzr My favourite Videos: I absolutely love this lady, she is like my inspiration and who I want to be. From her, I learned…

Make Vegetable Broth from Kitchen Scraps
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Make Vegetable Broth from Kitchen Scraps

What you can use: Sweet potato skin, potato skin, any peeled vegetable skin, leftover carrots, zucchini, onion, mushroom, celery, cabbage stalks, cauliflower/broccoflower leaves. Directions: Chop everything in smaller pieces and fill a huge pot with water. Bring it to a boil, then turn it to medium low (3-4) and gently simmer for two or three…