Are you having trouble in your love life? Do you and your partner find yourselves going through one crisis after another? It could be that you’re feeling a lot of stress and anxiety and that... More > these feelings are leaking over into your relationship and causing problems there. Even if the relationship itself is not a source of stress, your body can’t always tell the difference and when it responds to stress, the depression, anger, resentment, and anxiety that you feel could be affecting your partner.
The good news is that when you are able to manage your stress levels you are also able to manage your love life again. When you’re feeling good and less stressed, you’ll almost always find that your relationship is better as well. When you’re feeling relaxed, you’re a better communicator and it’s easier to connect with others, especially your partner. The following booklet is a short guide to stress, how to manage it, and how to eliminate it when you can.< Less
Do you suffer from type 2 diabetes? Are you insulin dependent or heading that way? The thought of being dependent upon diabetes medication for the rest of your life probably doesn’t sound like... More > a good one. Luckily, however, many cases of type 2 diabetes can be managed and controlled just by simply changing your diet and adding regular exercise to your life. So how can diet and exercise affect diabetes and why should you be thinking about the food you eat, even if you’re on insulin at the moment?
Diet is very important when it comes to controlling diabetes. For starters, obesity is an important risk factor in contracting type 2 diabetes to begin with so controlling your weight and maintaining a healthy weight might help reduce your risk of getting diabetes if you don’t already have it. If you do already suffer from type 2 diabetes, however, then dietary changes can help you manage your medical condition by offering health benefits that extend beyond managing your blood sugar levels.< Less
With so many interior distractions these days, from stacks of homework to video games and personal computers, it’s hard to find the time to make your way outside and enjoy the fresh air. Kids... More > today spend more time indoors than they ever have in the past. In fact, parents are finding it increasingly difficult to get their kids to play outside like they did when they were children themselves.
In the past, being outside wasn’t always just for fun. In many cases, it was for the good of the household. Not so long ago, when there were considerably more rural areas and less development, more people grew gardens, worked on farms, and tolled in professions that required the bulk of their activity to be performed outdoors. Children participated in many of these as well, from weeding the gardens to planting and harvesting and working on repairs around the house.< Less
Thanks to the many cake decorating shows that are on these days, people everywhere are becoming more and more interested in creating beautiful cakes for special occasions. Even amateurs are stepping... More > up and producing gorgeous cakes with stunning details and adventurous structures. No longer are cake choices limited to the flavor of icing and color of the cake; now you can choose between fillings, types of icings, decorative pieces, and even glitter and gold dusting accents. What is becoming increasingly common, too, is the use of fondant.
Fondant is a creamy white sugar that, when it dries, becomes stiff and smooth. Fondant is particularly useful in cake decorating because it can give an unblemished, smooth surface which is ideal for showcasing details and accents on the cake. Different kinds of fondant exist and these include poured fondant, rolled fondant, and sculpted fondant.< Less
Although you might not live in the mountains or on a farm on the homestead of your dreams, it is still possible to be more self sufficient in the busy city or suburbia you live in. Essentially, self... More > sufficiency is simply about developing resourcefulness, conserving energy, and taking more responsibility for the way that you live. A large part of being self sufficient in suburbia means decreasing your dependence on many of the ready-made and high energy consuming products and learning how to rely on your own resources and skills. While you might not have much space to work with, you can still learn to be resourceful and work with what you do have.
Creating a sustainable living homestead helps to reduce your carbon footprint and can affect your life when it comes to your transportation, diet, energy consumption, and even your shopping habits. The important thing is to preserve resources for future generations whenever and however possible...< Less
When the majority of people think of eating and marijuana, greasy and fatty food is probably the first thing things that come to mind. Likewise, pot brownies are often are most commonly associated... More > with edible marijuana recipes. However, there is really so much more to marijuana food than what is consumed during and after a high and what can be cooked with the substance.
Marijuana edibles are not about the food that you crave and eat when you’re already high-they’re about the food that you can cook with marijuana as an ingredient so that you can attain a high. The good news is that you’re no very limited when it comes to cooking with marijuana. In fact, many of the recipes that you already use can probably be slightly tweaked to include cannabis as an ingredient. There are literally hundreds of recipes out there that include cannabis already...< Less
So, you’ve decided to go vegan and live the vegan lifestyle and now you’re trying to find recipes that are quick and easy to make? It’s not easy to take the time to create... More > intricate, complicated dishes when you’re busy and most everyone is busy these days. The following recipes are fun, yummy, and won’t take a lot of time to put together. In fact, some of them are raw dishes so there isn’t even any cooking involved.
Most of the following recipes are intended for a single serving, unless otherwise indicated. The ones that are a little more complicated are great because you’ll almost certainly have leftovers and these can be used for lunch or a snack the next day. While you might take a little more time preparing them, you’ll save time the next time you want to eat since you won’t have to make anything at all!< Less
These days, it can be hard to consume a diet that’s not filled with additives and preservatives. In fact, we almost never know what’s really going into our food anymore. It’s so... More > much more convenient to buy pre-packaged food than it is to cook at home yet there is more cardiovascular disease, obesity, and cancer than ever before. As a result, more and more people are trying to find ways to change their diet and find take control of their health. While veganism is certainly a particular way of eating, it’s not just a diet. In fact, veganism can be considered an entire lifestyle choice.< Less