Author: Diethics

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Walking: Why Do It?

“Ugh,” I moaned to my husband, “I really wanted to get in a four mile power walk today –- but I just don’t have the time!” “I wish you would,” he replied. “Why?” was my astonished response. “Because you always come back from your walks in a better mood,” he explained. Being a woman, I started...

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Vacationing in Your Own Home Town

Maybe you need a break, but going far away is out of the question. It’s expensive, there’s the issue of having to organize rental cars and hotels, not to mention the fact that flying anywhere is a huge hassle these days. Also, you only have two days off from work, and you don’t want to spend...

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Using the Internet to Learn a Language

If you want to pick up a new hobby that will make you both more educated and more cultured in the ways of the world, learning a language is a fantastic idea. You may think that you wouldn’t know where to start, but the truth is you can start right now, while sitting at your computer,...

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Using Slip Covers To Freshen Up A Room

Slipcovers have a long and venerable history. Their origin dates back to Medieval Europe when furniture-making wasn’t the craft it is today. Wealthy families who could afford wooden stools and chairs made them more comfortable by adding cushions. They also realized that covering their furniture with fabric added a bit of color that livened up their...

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Why Every Esthetician Should Have Liability Insurance

Whether you’re a new esthetician or an established professional, your first priority should always be protecting your business. Every esthetician takes care of his or her equipment, but fewer understand how they can take care of their practice as a whole. One important way to do this is by protecting yourself financially from a potential lawsuit...

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Using an Event as a Fitness Goal

If you have made the decision to get fit, congratulations are in order, but unfortunately making the decision is only half the battle. Keeping motivated is the single most difficult part of the road to fitness, and often a lack of motivation can lead to us slipping right back into the same old, unhealthy habits. So...

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Unique Zucchini Recipes

It’s that time of year again! My zucchini plants are yielding those long green vegetables, and as always, the first ones always taste so wonderful. I cook them in one of my two favorite ways: Cut the zucchini up in bite-sized chunks, cover with water, and boil until tender. Add butter, salt, and pepper to taste....

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Trimming a Boy’s Bangs and Removing Excess Weight

There are some good reasons to cut your young son’s hair yourself. The most obvious is that it saves money. However, another equally important reason is that if your child is afraid of going to a salon, you can avoid all of the drama by cutting his hair at home. Home haircuts can be just as...