Preserve Their Final Resting Place: How To Care For Your Loved One's Headstone

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If you’ve recently laid your loved one to rest, you want to keep their final resting place as pristine as possible. Part of that process should include the proper care of their headstone. You might not realize this right now, but exposure to the elements can destroy your loved one’s headstone. If there are trees near your loved one’s grave site, tree sap and bird droppings can also cause serious damage to the headstone.…

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Four Tips to Help You Recvoer Successfully From Knee Surgery

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Knee surgery, whether it’s reconstruction or a full replacement, has a high level of success if you follow the steps to recovery properly. Trying to rush healing is the worst thing you can do, as this may compromise the repairs made and put you back where you were prior to surgery. The following tips can help you navigate your recovery successfully. Tip #1: Stay on your game prior to surgery…

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What Can You Do To Rebuild Your Self-Esteem During Substance Abuse Recovery?

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Drug addiction can impact every facet of your life and well-being, including your self-esteem. While going through recovery, it is imperative that you also work on rebuilding your self-esteem. Without a healthy self-esteem in place, you could be vulnerable to relapsing. Here are some ways you can work on rebuilding.   Forgive Yourself for the Past One of the unfortunate consequences of addiction is a past riddled with mistakes. Although the past cannot be changed, many recovering addicts spend years of their lives beating themselves up over past mistakes.…

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Wear Glasses? Try These Makeup Tips

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Now that there is a huge selection of eyeglasses frames out there for you to choose from, it’s easy to find a pair that will make you look and feel gorgeous. However, if you want to really amp up your look and enjoy wearing makeup, consider these simple tips. They can help you look your best no matter what type of glasses you have. Use Your Concealer Since your eyeglasses can magnify dark bags under your eyes and other imperfections, it’s a good idea to use a good concealer to help cover these problems up.…

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Women's Health: What's The Link Between Adult Acne And Your Hormones?

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If you’re an adult female in your 30s or 40s who suffers from mild to severe acne, you want solutions for your problem skin now and not later. A dermatologist, who treats conditions of the skin, hair and nails, offers the best solutions to improve the condition of your skin. Until you see the doctor, learn how your hormones affect your skin and what you can do to fight it.…

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Signs It Might Be Time To Hire Help With Senior Care

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Maybe your elderly parent or parent-in-law has just moved in with you. Maybe you’ve been caring for an aging relative in your home for years. When you’re not sure yet what to expect, or not sure whether what you’re experiencing is typical, it’s helpful to be on the lookout for signs of caregiver burnout. Burnout can occur in a caregiver regardless of the number or degree of responsibilities you have while caring for a senior in your home.…

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Listen To Two Stanzas Of Mozart And Call Me In The Morning: The Healing Power Of Music

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It has long been known that music is therapeutic; it can soothe your anger, calm your anxiety, motivate your workout, or even set the mood for a romantic evening. But did you know that music can actually prompt healing? It doesn’t really matter what kind of music, or even whether you like it or not, listening to music can be quite beneficial to your health. It is only recently that researchers are discovering the physiological substrates that help them understand just why music is so good for you.…

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5 Ways To Practice Perfect Posture

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Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to improving your health and self-image. In addition to helping relieve back pain, practicing good posture can also help you project an air of confidence and self-assuredness. Here are 5 effective methods you can use when practicing good posture: #1: Putting Your Back Against the Wall One of the best ways to learn good posture is by standing with your back against a wall.…

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Routine Eye Exams: Not Just For Adults

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Vision problems are the fourth most common disability in the United States, according to the American Optometric Association. As long as a child isn’t squinting or complaining that they can’t see, most parents assume that all is fine with their child’s vision. That’s not always the case, however. Eye development is a crucial part of your child’s overall growth, and regular pediatric eye exams can detect vision or eye health problems early so they can be treated effectively.…

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How To Protect You Aging Eyes: Steps To Staying Healthy

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As people age, their bodies begin to change. These changes are not always noticeable at first. This includes changes to your eyes. In fact, most people do not notice the changes or the development of eye disorders until they are very well-advanced. However, if you are proactive about your eye health as you age, you can help to not only detect eye disorders early, but even prevent them. All you need to do is adjust your regular routine slightly and your eyes will go through the aging process with minimal disruptions to your vision and overall eye health.…

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