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Make Your Daily Routine Enjoyable by Staying Present

Recently, Ive been having little pep talks with myself about slowing down, immersing myself in the present moment, and enjoying more. Monday morning we were running around getting ready to take my son to school. The clock was ticking away as it does. It came time to brush my daughters hair. I decided I was going to take this opportunity to be in the moment, focus solely on the simple task of brushing her hair.

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Snacks for Kids With Food Allergies

Snacks fuel kids between meals, giving them energy to complete daily tasks, but food allergies limit the options for some children. If the allergy-free snack selection is getting boring, expand your child’s options by experimenting with new snack recipes. Many snacks allow easy substitutions to eliminate the potential allergy-inducing ingredient.

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Weight Machines for Women

From sagging breasts to knee pain and injury, women face a different set of exercise challenges than men. Regular strength training can help improve bone, ligament and muscle strength, reduce your risk of injury, make daily tasks easier to perform and help you prevent or treat some common problems faced by women. Move your workout to the machine weights for added safety and convenience.

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It’s Time to Finally De-Clutter Your Kitchen!

Do the math. We eat three meals a day, 365 days of the year. Unless you employ a personal chef, that all adds up to a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Its no wonder that most people count the kitchen as the nerve center of their home. We cook there, eat there, sort the mail and do homework there. Its also where everyone seems to gather during parties and get-togethers. But, its also one of the most cluttered spots in the home. Whether your kitchen has a few junk drawers that need cleaning out or you havent seen the color of your counters in the last decade, chances are you could benefit from a clean sweep in this room. Clutter isnt just unappealing – it also adds time to tasks. If you cant find your salt and pepper because your spice cabinet is packed, its taking you longer to make dinner than you thought. Set aside 15-20 minutes to de-clutter and organize your kitchen. Youll be surprised by how much time you save on daily tasks when you dont have to yell out have you seen the __!

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How to Do Eye Exercises

When you are awake, your eyes are very active. They try to absorb all the images that surround you whether you are on the move or sitting idly. Your eyes may experience strain after capturing images when doing your daily tasks such as reading a book, watching a movie, staring at a computer screen or driving a car. According to Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., eye exercises can offer some relief by soothing, moisturizing and relaxing the eye muscles.