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Handcrafted Bracelets

The wait is over! DF DeluXe sells unique, handcrafted and high-end bracelets with semi-precious stones for men and women.

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Be Inspired: Maya Angelou

In the 1950s Maya Angelou had been a dancer and stage actress, and she was active in the civil rights movement; she became a coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, thanks to a request from Martin Luther King, Jr. During the 1960s she spent five years in Africa, working as a journalist and a teacher. Maya Angelou returned to

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What Teas Are Good for the Heart?

Black, green, white or red teas come from the same plant Camellia Sinensis. The difference lies in the processing method: Green tea is made from the buds and top two leaves of a shrub, which are then quickly steamed to prevent fermentation, which stops any enzyme activity that causes oxidation. In fact, green tea undergoes the least amount of processing. White

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Is Avocado A Fruit Or Vegetable?

I’ve always been fascinated by avocado. It is such a delicious, creamy and rich treat that’s pretty versatile. You can enjoy it savory as well as sweet dishes. It’s rather healthy but also incredibly rich and fatty. One of the questions that often comes up is this: Is avocado a fruit or a vegetable? Since it grows on a tree (the

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A 5-Step Strategy for Inspiring Yourself

You’re used to being in the loop and on top of things, but somehow you’ve lost your sense of perspective, and now all you can see is what’s right in front of you. Even little setbacks can bring you to a screeching halt. Why don’t the possibilities seem as open as they once did? Your assignment Step back and widen

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Should You Wax At Home Or Professionally?

There is little argument about the superiority of waxing over shaving with regards to the length of time that skin is able to be kept smooth and hair-free.  Since waxing removes the hair from the root instead of cutting it off at the surface of the skin, you naturally receive an extended amount of time during the growth process before

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The Low-Down on Sugar

Sugar gets a bad rap. While it’s not something you should consume in large doses, it’s not as bad as you may think.  There is a lot of misinformation out there, so let’s take a quick look at some facts about sugar. The Low-down:  Sugar is safe. It is 100% natural. Sugar has just 15 calories per teaspoon. Sugar does

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Why Passwords Are Losing Battle And Single Sign-On is Gaining Popularity?

The increase in data breaches and rise in hacking attacks on sensitive data and other information raised the need of improving security. Businesses are investing a huge amount of money on keeping sensitive documents safe and secure. Hacking secret data is very common nowadays. Hackers are aware of many passwords cracking techniques. So, security professionals are working hard to provide

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Foam Mattress vs Spring vs Latex

Sleep plays an integral role in the holistic well-being of every individual.  Getting the right amount of rest and sleep is as important as having a balanced diet.  Having less slumber disrupts one lifestyle – psychologically and physically.  “Picking the right mattress is a crucial step in having a good sleep,” says Mario from sylvia bazaar.  It is a decision that must

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Pressure Ulcers – Risk Assessment and Prevention

What are Pressure Ulcers? Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, are generally injuries to the skin and underlying tissue that results when someone keeps pressing or rubbing against the skin. These sores are usually seen on the bony prominences like hips, ankles, heels, tailbone, etc. Due to prolonged pressure, shear and friction, the area of the skin

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5 Ways to Overcome Nervousness

1. Before a job interview or an important meeting Jot down three points you want to get across. “If you start worrying, focus your mind on your main points,” says Beilock. That will help keep you in the moment and give you a cheat sheet if you start to panic. 2. Before competing in your favorite sport Sing or recite

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Book: The Mirror Within

On January 25, 2021, Darnell is scheduled to re-release, what he considers to be his first collection of inspiring and provocative poems, along with unforgettable short stories, and thought-provoking illustrations. The soon to be released poetry book, “The Mirror Within 2.0” explores the understanding of authentic love; the unforgettable experience of sex; the fading of passion; the risks of trust;

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3 Reasons Why Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Here Sooner

In today’s fast moving world, technology and new inventions are popping up every day, making life easier on us. The auto and transportation industry is no different. We have seen this industry progress very quickly in the past few years. Seeing the invention of electric vehicles, more efficient vehicles and now including the amount of autonomous safety features, the question

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5 Useful Tips for Successful Addiction Recovery

Dealing with a drug addiction can be tough and it becomes worse when you think of recovery. There comes a time when attaining sobriety seems to be an impossible goal, but, with willingness and efforts, many addicts reach the top successfully. There are many factors that contribute to the success of any recovery program, but best treatment and support for

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How to Feel Self-Confident

Hollywood producer and author of A Curious Mind Brian Grazer explains his guiding principle—that following our innate curiosity can lead to a bigger life—and how certain questions can help you connect with almost anyone. 1. The Situation: A meeting with your boss where you want to stand out from the average employee Best Questions to Ask: “What are you hoping for?” “What are

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