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Eating healthy will drastically increase your chances of living a long, healthy life. Most of us are constantly bombarded with nutrition information, which can be quite overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a number of simple things that you can do to eat healthy. Below are some simple rules for eating healthy:   Follow A Plant-Based Diet Your diet should be composed mostly of fruits, vegetables and nuts. Numerous studies have confirmed that plant-based diets offer a number of health benefits. Following a plant-based diet can help you lower your blood pressure, cholesterol level and hel... more ...
Creating a monthly budget for one is crucial for thriving in today's world. Whether your plans are short-term or long-term, you can significantly improve your life by creating a monthly budget. Follow these steps to get started today!           Use Last Month's Pay To Budget Today 1. It is important to base your monthly budget on your previous month's earnings. If you earn $1,000 in April, then your budget for May cannot exceed $1,000. Many people fall into the trap of expecting bonuses, overtime, and other promises that can often change. If you budg... more ...
Going on a date should be fun and entertaining for everybody involved. It does not matter whether it is a first date or a date with your spouse of many years, the goal is to have a good time. With Summer ready to entertain us, here are ten great date ideas.   A Picnic For Two Having a  picnic date in a secret hideaway is the ideal date for romantics. Whether it is a lunch a stargazing picnic, grab a basket with some food and wine and head to the wilderness or your favorite park.   Head To The Beach Soaking up the sun, volley ball, swimming, or just relaxing together can ma... more ...
There's a huge difference between a shopping addict and someone who enjoys searching for and purchasing new items. If you think your shopping habits are turning into an unhealthy addiction, here are six warning signs that may indicate whether you have crossed the line from enjoying shopping as a pleasant activity to obsessive shopping that is a compulsion you have difficulty controlling.       1) People comment upon your shopping habits When shopping is an obsession, you may not recognize the problem in yourself. However, your friends and family may already be aware tha... more ...
Concerns of a collapse of the Canadian housing market in 2012 pushed the federal government to implement new rules surrounding mortgages, and no one is certain whether those new rules will ward off a complete bursting of the real estate bubble. Worry has stemmed from the troubling events surrounding lower home sales, excessive inventory levels, and over-inflated home values. Increasing panic surrounds the Canadian real estate market in 2013, and whether a collapse of the sort that was seen in the United States might impact the economy.   Housing Prices Finally Tumble Home prices in the... more ...
He's furry and full of pep, but did you know he could be good for your health too? Numerous studies have shown the health benefits of dog ownership. Simply being around a friendly dog can make someone feel more relaxed and happier. Dogs are used in rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes to help patients recover faster and live longer.       What Stress Can Do Folks can experience chronic stress and not even know it. They can become used to having clenched teeth, indigestion and an ever present sense of anxiety. This constant stress response releases chemicals such ... more ...
When you are trying to sell your home, it is important to upgrade certain areas of your home in order to give it more appeal to buyers. The small upgrades help increase the overall value of your home. Most of the upgrades are simple and you can normally do them yourself without the cost of a contractor. Here is a list of 10 affordable upgrades that boost the value of your home.     Take Care of Your Yard If you are not familiar with the term curb appeal, you should learn more about the term. Curb appeal is defined as how you home appears if someone were standing on the curb looki... more ...
When people consider retiring, some consider moving outside the Canada to more exotic locations. Some of these exotic locations offer people better benefits, including lowering their cost of living, a relaxed lifestyle and a warm and sunny climate. It is always best to consider the language of the location, the lifestyle, ease of relocation, climate, political unrest, health care costs and cost of living before you make a final decision. Due to the sunny climate, the proximity to Canada, the lack of language barriers and cultural differences and just because it is not that different Florida i... more ...
Dublin, Ireland is one of the best places on the planet to visit if you want a relaxing vacation that gives you plenty of opportunities to take in some incredible sights and sounds. There is a lot of history in Dublin, a ton of incredible food, and a plethora of breathtaking views. Dublin is also great because it can be experienced somewhat inexpensively, unlike a lot of other European destinations. The following is a list of experiences that will make your trip to Dublin unforgettable.   Temple Bar Temple Bar is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Dublin. Walk down cobblestone s... more ...
Edinburgh is a great vacation spot, with all sorts of different places tourists will enjoy visiting. If you're planning a visit to Edinburgh or just scouting out different places you might like to visit someday, here are 10 amazing attractions that you should really try to see in the city some day.   1. National Museum of Scotland This museum changes its exhibits on a regular basis, so there's always something new to see, even if you've been there before. Most of the objects in this museum have never been displayed except in here, so they're worth seeing!   2. Ed... more ...