Tuesday, 31 July 2012

70) MORE NATURAL FOODS CONTAINING VITAMIN C



Rose hips are a particularly rich source of vi...
Rose hips are a particularly rich source of vitamin C (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Vitamin C is a naturally occuring nutrient. It can prevent colds and flu, rebuild tissue, bones and blood vessels as well as boosts the body's ability to synthesize calcium and other minerals.  Therefore, we have a very good reason to want to eat more of vitamin C food on a daily basis. 




Monday, 30 July 2012

69) TOP TEN VITAMIN C SUPERFOODS


Our body development and maintenance of scar tissue, blood vessels, and cartilage very much depend on the essential nutrient we all know as Vitamin C.





Sunday, 29 July 2012

68) WHAT ARE THE NATURAL FOODS THAT CONTAIN COLLAGEN?




Care for Beef Tendon Stew? It's high in Collagen.




For dinner yesterday, hubby made beef tendon stew. Needless to say, it was smooth as silk, yummy in my tummy.  Did you know that animal tendon are also a good source of Collagen?




Saturday, 28 July 2012

67) MORE MYTHS ABOUT PURE COLLAGEN


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Time waits for no woman
All women like to look beautiful and the marketing people in the field of skin care, anti-aging and anti-wrinkle products know this fact so well that they prey on our vulnerability....




Friday, 27 July 2012

66) DOES COLLAGEN CREAM WORK?



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1bkv_collagen triple helix (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
What do you know about collagen creams? Or any product that claim to have collagen as one of the ingredients in their products be it in the form of beauty or in cosmetic products. Does it really work? Read to find out more.......



Thursday, 26 July 2012

65) HOW TO LOVE THY BODY IN 20 WAYS



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You may have teenagers who have low self esteem because of how they look or you, yourself have weight issues that has changed the shape of your body and perhap you fear your spouse will love you less because of it.                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                   
I had a bad case of acne in my teens. Thoughts like, "No one will marry me", "No one will like me," plagued my sensitive 17 year old mind, were constantly circling in my head. At that point in my life, the confidence level was very low and fragile.                                                                    



65B) OF CROOKED MECHANICS AND BROKEN CLUTCH


How a Tow Strap is hooked to a car front hinge
Last Saturday afternoon, I received a call from my son, Joshua.  He had driven my car to get a haircut.  On his way home, the clutch suddenly failed.  There was no pump pressure and so he was unable to put the car into gear.  Literary, he was stranded on the main road towards Giant Hypermarket in Senawang. 




Wednesday, 25 July 2012

64) 5 MORE TIPS HOW TO BE A HACKER OF LIFE


I am sure you have heard of this saying-"When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade."    





When life gives you lemons
When life gives you lemons (Photo credit: mikoosij)
Life can sometimes be viewed as cruel    but, pause for a moment to reflect. Life is what you make of it. So, by turning something negative into something positive is the distinction we must strive to achieve everyday and you will find the pot of happiness waiting for you at the end of the rainbow. Is that possible??, the pessimistic you will question. The optimistic you will answer, "Of course, it's possible! You just have to work on it."




Tuesday, 24 July 2012

63) 5 TIPS HOW TO BE A HACKER OF LIFE


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Hacker inside (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In computer security, a hacker is someone who focuses on security mechanisms of computer and network systems. A hacker of life however, is someone who is skillful in maneuvering the complicated mazes of humanity to his advantage by gaining wisdom through the experiences and challenges.




Monday, 23 July 2012

62) SEVEN BEST GRATITUDE QUOTES



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I believe that every person would spring to action when they are motivated by merely an idea, a person, an object, a phrase or just a simple act of kindness.  Reading quotations can also bring inspiration and motivation. The best quotes comes from prominent people of all walks of life. Be it a famous talk show host like Oprah Winfrey, a billionaire and philanthropist like Warren Buffet, a learned scholar such as C.S. Lewis, charismatic politicians like John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.



Saturday, 21 July 2012

60) CAFFEINE FACTS, TRUTHS AND MYTHS


English: A photo of a cup of coffee. Esperanto...
English: A photo of a cup of coffee. Esperanto: Taso de kafo. Français : Photo d'une tasse de caffé Español: Taza de café (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
There was an eccentric elderly man who lived a few doors away from my childhood home. 




Friday, 20 July 2012

59) HOW TO BEAT THE MONDAY BLUES


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For those who work a five day week, don't you just love the weekends? You get to run errands, do the laundry, housework, buy the next week's groceries, go for an excursion, catch up on your reading or just have a lazy, hazy relaxing time at home watching old movies and munching on a big bowl of popcorn smothered with butter. You wish the weekend will never end.




Wednesday, 18 July 2012

57) ONCE UPON A TIME.......



The Story of the Two Wolves....

This is a wonderful Native American story that teaches inner morality. Great for telling around a campfire, in a one-to-one conversation. It is especially suitable for a grandparent or a parent to tell their gran child or kid, and it is also good for group telling. This story is not only for the young and old, it is indeed for people from all walks of life. Enjoy!




Tuesday, 17 July 2012

56) LOSE THESE HABITS



Plumeria Flower, daphadales, Exotic, Flower, flowers, hawaii, India, Nature, roseDo you currently have bad habits that are preventing you from moving forward and be productive? As the saying goes, "We are what we repeatedly do." Did you do something in the past or maybe very recently that you now regret?




Monday, 16 July 2012

55) 5 MORE WAYS TO CREATE POSITIVE ENERGY


When you come home from a very hectic day at the office, all you want to do is to shower, have dinner and crawl into bed. How many of you wake up feeling fresh as a daisy? 





Sunday, 15 July 2012

54) 5 WAYS TO CREATE POSITIVE ENERGY



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What is the difference between a winner and a loser?  Clearly, the winners are people with positive attitudes. It is very similar to the phrase, "You are what you eat". By feeding on negativity, there is no room to feel positive. Instead your life seemed to be full of burden.




Saturday, 14 July 2012

53) WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU VISIT A COSMETICS COUNTER.



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Photocredit: Wikipedia

Do you like to go shopping for clothes, shoes or makeup products? Have you ever encountered the aggressive counter people in the department stores? Were you accosted by a bevy of perfectly manicured people asking you if you want to try the newest this or that?




Friday, 13 July 2012

52) SIXTEEN TIPS ON LIPSTICK TRICKS



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Lipstick (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
You and I may not be born looking like a model or a movie star but a beauty tip you can always follow is to pick your best feature and play it up. So if you have been complimented often on your lips, you can consider yourself lucky. 




Thursday, 12 July 2012

51) THE SIDE EFFECTS OF WEARING THE WRONG BRA.


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Do you buy a bra because you like the design, material, color, padding or the price?  Comfort and fit are not on your priority list when you shop for a new bra. If your answer is yes, please read on.  


Please also read: Are you wearing the wrong bra?




Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

49) HOW TO LOOK YOUNGER


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Cheerful siblings


"Cheerfulness and Contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks".

Do you agree with this statement? Or do you think that we should rely on collagen supplements, botox injections, firming creams or serums to keep our youth from fading?
Here are eight non-invasive ways that you may like to know.






Monday, 9 July 2012

58) HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER



How much water do you drink everyday? 
Česky: Pitná voda - kohoutek Español: Agua potable
Česky: Pitná voda - kohoutek Español: Agua potable (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Eight glasses? Half a liter? Or just one cup?
Be honest.




48) HOW TO REDUCE OR PREVENT WRINKLES.


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Do you notice crease lines have suddenly formed on your forehead or the corners of your eyes or that your skin has become darker by two tones? This did not happen overnight. Over the years, we have been exposing our skin to factors that contribute or accelerate the ageing process. Personally, I want to delay the onset of wrinkles as early as possible. I would not want my face to end up looking like an elephant's hide before I turn 60!




Sunday, 8 July 2012

47) WHY DO WE GET WRINKLES?



It is natural for us to age.  However, is your physical appearance ageing faster than your biological age?  What constitutes ageing?  Wrinkles and dry skin are associated with ageing.  What are the factors that contribute to the acceleration? 




Saturday, 7 July 2012

46) DO IT YOURSELF FACIAL MASSAGE






Superficial muscles and structures of the huma...
Superficial muscles and structures of the human face (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Have you ever experienced this scenario? 


You wake up as usual, go to the bath
room, look in the mirror and noticed that one eye is smaller than the other? Or that the skin around your jawline looked saggy? Or you suddenly find that you have not one but two chins?




Friday, 6 July 2012

45) SEA SALT VS ROCK SALT VS TABLE SALT. WHICH IS HEALTHIER?



Rock salt Poland
Rock salt Poland (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Sometimes when I do my research on health, I will come across articles from two learned experts giving contradicting views on the same topic. 



Thursday, 5 July 2012

44) SLEEPING POSITIONS


What was the first thought that came to your mind when you saw the topic title? Did your heart skipped a beat? Before you continue reading, please clear your naughty mind........




Wednesday, 4 July 2012

43) HOW TO KNOW WHAT IS YOUR FACE SHAPE


Young woman s faceDo you know how to determine the shape of your face? Did you know that there are eight common face shapes? Does your face shape change over the years? Read on to find out more.




Tuesday, 3 July 2012

42) HOMEMADE MASK FOR HANDS, FEET & BODY SCRUB


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Dry Hands




When you rub your hands together, does it feel like rubbing sandpaper? Or does the skin on your fingertips and heels peel, crack and sometimes even bleed? Does your body feel tight and itchy after a shower? Or does the skin on your arms and legs flake when you scratch or run a finger over it? These are all signs of extreme dryness. 

Picturecredit:StockFreeImage.com






Monday, 2 July 2012

41) LIST OF ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKIN


Eucalyptus leaves.Photocredit Wikipedia

I particularly like any oils that has eucalyptus in it. The fresh, green and grassy aroma is very calming and soothing to the nerves. I use cleansers and massage oils that has this lovely ingredient which I find lifts up the spirits and at the same time make me feel revitalized light and clean. I would also add my favorite oil to a clean air filter device that uses water filling the air with its lovely scent. 




Sunday, 1 July 2012

40) THE SPICES OF LIFE-CAYENNE PEPPER





This image shows a Large Cayenne.
This image shows a Large Cayenne. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Cayenne Pepper Plant
Cayenne Pepper Plant (Photo credit: Ramen Junkie)
The only time I have tried Cayenne Pepper was to sprinkle some on my favorite pizza. The brownish red powder can pack the heat if you use more than 1 teaspoon. Did you know that Cayenne Pepper is actually dried pods of chilli peppers? Not to be confused with Paprika and Chilli Powder as they are not the same.