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Niki Giovanis

Try oil pulling

Oil pulling is a traditional remedy that has been used for hundred of years. Oil pulling involves swishing oil in your mouth for 10 - 15 minutes a day to extract any bacteria from your mouth that can cause discoloration, gingivitis and plaque build up. A lot of people use coconut oil as it does not taste as bad as other oils, and it has more natural health benefits like reducing inflammation in your gums.

Speak to a counselor or therapist

A lot of the times anxiety can be fueled by thoughts and feelings that that are irrational. These thoughts and feelings, can at times, appear out of no where and cause you to feel hopeless. A great way to deal with your anxiety is to visit a counselor or therapist, who will be able to help you rationalize your thoughts and pin point where your fear is stemming from.

They are also trained to help you re-wire your way of thinking to help soothe you in times where you are feeling anxious through various forms of talk therapy.

Use a grater

One of the best and quickest ways to zest a lime is to use a grater. The zest will come out small, and perfect when you are baking. Use a grater with tiny holes and grate the lime at a 45 degree angle until the color of the lime disappears. Remember to rotate the lime ever so often to make sure you don't grate off too much of the white peel.

Eat more egg yolks

Vitamin D is essential to our diets as it helps build and maintain our bones. If we think of vitamin D, it is normal for us to immediately think of the sun. However, if you live in certain parts of the world, it is likely that your exposure to the sun is minimal, especially during the winter.

One way for you to consume more vitamin D is to eat more egg yolks. Egg yolks are full of vitamin D, and they are relatively easy to include into your diet on a regular basis. Some chickens are even fed vitamin D enriched grains that will increase the amount of vitamin D intake of the eggs.

Use vinegar and laundry detergent

Blueberries a delicious to eat, but sometimes they can be messy and cause us to stain our clothes.

In order to get the stain out it by mixing 1 tablespoon of vinegar and a 1/2 tablespoon of laundry detergent in a sink filled with water. Make sure that the water is cold, and soak the item of clothing for 15 minutes.

Afterwards, rinse your clothing in cold water and throw it into the washing machine and wash again. This will remove the stain immediately.

Underneath a drawer

If you are wanting to hide cash around the house, put the cash in an envelope and secure the envelope with lots of tape on the bottom of one of your draws. Chances are, the person looking for the money will look in the draw, as opposed to underneath it. You can also securely tape the envelope to the back of the drawer as well for extra protection.

Make sure to listen to what they say

Even if you are set on breaking up with your boyfriend, it is always important to let them have their turn to speak after you have. It is important not to interrupt them when they are speaking, because it is their feelings, just as you did. Remember to try and remain as calm as possible, even if you don't like what you are hearing. After they have said what they needed to say, you can leave and give each other space.

Print out your lectures before class

One of the most effective ways to take notes in college is to print out your lectures before you arrive to class. If you print your lectures out beforehand, you will not have to waste time typing or writing out information that is already available to you online. This will help you add in more details when your professor is talking, that you may have otherwise missed. Add notes here and there to your pre-printed notes, and pay attention to the details that your professor is focusing on.

Reach out to your friends and family for support

Quitting any kind of bad habit can be difficult, especially vaping. Because vaping contains nicotine, your body can easily become addicted to it after a short about of time.

If you are serious about quitting, but are finding it difficult to stay focused and motivated, you should reach out to your family or friends for help.

Speaking to your family and friends is not only a great way to gain support, it is also a great way to achieve your goal as you are being held accountable by someone other than yourself.

Lay your baby face down on your lap

Burping your baby after they have fed is important so they do not feel sick and get fussy. One of the most effective ways to burp you baby is to lay them face down on your lap.

Place your baby's stomach on your legs and gently rub and pat their back. This will help remove all the air bubbles from their stomach after they have eaten. Make sure to support the babies head and don't pat too hard.

Use your mobile phone app

One of the most effective ways to track your sleep is to use your sleep tracking app that is on your phone. If you have an iPhone, the app will already be programmed onto your phone when you first buy it. Alternatively, if you have an Android phone, you can download a sleep tracking app from the Google play store. Using an app on your phone is not only convenient, but also affordable as well.

Wash your hair with rice water

Rice water is the starchy water that is left over after you soak rice in a bowl. People have been using rice water to grow their hair for centuries. Rich water contains many essential vitamins that aid in hair growth such as vitamin E, vitamin B and antioxidants.

Soak your rice in water for 24 - 48 hours to allow the rice water to ferment. After straining the water, pour the rice water onto your hair. Next massage into your scalp and leave in for 30 minutes before rinsing.

Performing this ritual will help your hair grow longer in as little as 4 weeks.

Begin Exercising

A productive way to begin losing weight is to begin exercising 3 to 5 times a week. Regularly exercising, and living an active life style is not only an essential part of staying healthy, but it is also important when you are trying to burn calories and lose weight. When we exercise, our metabolic rate increases which in turn helps our body burn more calories.

There are 3500 calories in one pound of fat. So, if you exercise a couple times a week, and remain in a calorie deficit (when you lose more calories a day than you consume), then you will begin to lose weight.

Make a home made coffee scrub

Exfoliating your skin can have many benefits including making the skin appear younger, brighter and smoother. One way to exfoliate your skin is to make a home made coffee scrub. Grab ground coffee from your kitchen and mix it in a bowl with coconut oil until it makes a paste.

When you are in the shower, exfoliate your skin using the scrub for 5 minutes. The coffee grounds will help plump the skin to remove all the dead skin cell and the coconut oil will help hydrate the skin to leave it moisturized.

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