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Love & Relationship
January 8, 2018

How to make every day Valentine’s Day

Flowers, gifts, and surprises are what February 14th is all about, right? But why should all that specialness be reserved for one day only? Keep the love going all year-round. The problem with Valentine's day, is that many couples use it to 'make up for' missing elements of their relationship. They try to 'win back' their partner on one night, after 364 days of neglect...which is why it often doesn't end well. In stead, Valentine's day should be the ideal opportunity to celebrate a thriving, passionate relationship. So what can you do before and after Valentine's day, to make it a day worth celebrating?…
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Love & Relationship
June 29, 2017

Could there be something more important than diet and exercise?

Think about it: you’ve had a bad day. What would you prefer to do, eat a salad or meet up with your BFF and have a heart to heart? Turns out that having strong social ties can have as much of an impact on your health as exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet. In fact, one study found that the effect of social ties on life span is twice as strong as that of exercising, and equivalent to that of quitting smoking. Of course, that’s not to say you should ditch your exercise to catch up with your bestie,…
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Love & Relationship
June 23, 2017

Love at first scent

Your nose is amazing! Research suggests that humans can fall in love simply through a keen sense of smell. Is this possible? What is the connection between the olfactory (smell) system and who we find attractive? How does fragrance work with the skin? Fragrances will always smell different on different people, and much of this has to do with how it reacts with your skin’s pH. Scents generally smell stronger on those with an oilier skin type, and won’t last as long on dry skin. Applying a scent-free body lotion before your fragrance will help your fragrance linger longer. Body temperature is one…
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Love & Relationship
May 10, 2015

Mothers’ Day – Mom’s the word!

If you had to choose just one, what’s the most important thing your Mom’s ever given you (besides life, of course)? Something she said, or did, that had a major positive impact on your life? Or, in what ways are you just like her? Did you inherit her eyes, her laugh or the shape of her body? (more…)
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Love & Relationship
February 14, 2015

5 Reasons why love ROCKS!

Being in love and feeling as though you’re the only couple in the world is great, and now it turns out *that* feeling is actually really good for your health too. It boosts your mind and body, and it can help prevent diseases and infections. Bonus! Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons why love is so good for your health: It keeps your heart happy and healthy. Fact: people who are in love, or experience it, literally have stronger heart muscles and healthier arteries. It eases stress. It takes just one good hug from a loved one…
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