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Jane Fonda Workout Wisdom

A remarkable woman such as Jane Fonda makes the top of my list of inspirational women. For her grace, excellent posture and wisdom, with a fierce attitude and unrelenting nature she continues to challenge herself. Since we all know what a great actress Jane Fonda has been, this article focuses on her workout wisdom. Not…

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Bella Freud, Diptyque, Byredo: Scented Candles to Love:

Ahh... the spice of life. Scented candles can play essential roles in a beautiful and cozy living space. They are affordable luxuries and are especially beneficial for your olfactory senses, in turn, good for your soul. Before getting to the products, let me explain to you why they are as good as I say. Just a…

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2 Books and 1 Magazine For Rainy Days

I am constantly looking for excuses to recommend readings here, the previous one was for cold winter days, today it's for rainy days. And, it's been raining since morning here in New York. If staying inside to you means aloneness and boredom, it doesn't always have to. Let me tell you how, there are two…

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Valentine’s Day eco-gifts for Lips, Cheeks and Hair

Valentine's day is coming, a time to treat a friend or yourself to some fresh new makeup and hair products. After some research and test-drive, these are the ones I'd like to suggest for you to try. Please note that all of these products are made with organic ingredients, without artificial chemicals that'd harm your…

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Global Warming: How Come?

The effects of global warming is undeniable, from increased rain and snowfall across the globe to wildfires and lost habitat for animals. But why some of us are still skeptical? (e.g. America backing out of the Paris Agreement). Scientists world-wide agree humans are the major cause of climate change since Industrial Revolution. The human factor…

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Antioxidants: Eat To Slow Down Aging

A few days ago, I celebrated my birthday and the prospect of reaching 40 in a few years has awakened my interest in eating healthier. One of the ways to stay healthy is by taking foods that contain antioxidants, (besides staying active and embracing the benefits of essential oils) How do antioxidants work? Antioxidants can protect…