Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Can Relaxing Increase Your Success?

I always like to look up little tips and tidbits on my iPhone because it is so tempting. One of the recent words of advice that I found was on a blog that discussed using balance to create better success in your work life. Doesn't that normally work completely the opposite? Most people struggle to maintain a busy schedule so that they can work, work, work, and make all the money.

This idea is contrary to what many people believe in that we need to renew our energy every 90 minutes to perform at our best. This is talking not only about the physical, but also about the emotional and mental aspect. When you rest and relax every 90 minutes, the times that you do work will be much more productive overall. Can you believe it? I know that this is something that would be incredibly difficult for me to do, especially since I am tempted to keep on working, even if I am mentally and physically fatigued. However, this could represent the new model for success to allow you to work long hours through balance and rejuvenation instead of working yourself to death.

By John

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

One interesting app that I found on my iPhone will regulate the amount of water that you drink on a daily basis. So how much water are you really drinking? It is important to keep in mind that drinking water provides so many benefits, including reducing fatigue, improving your skin, and even helping you to lose weight.

First of all, the biggest benefit to drinking water regularly is that it will improve the clarity and tone of your complexion. This means that if you struggle with acne, a dull skin tone, or even dryness, you may simply be dehydrated. Many people don't realize that such a simple solution can be provided by regularly drinking water, but I promise you that as soon as you begin to increase your water intake, you will see a serious difference. This is truly fantastic because it will work to flush toxins from the surface of your skin so that your skin tone starts to look vibrant and youthful. In addition to using the best skin care products on the market, drinking water regularly is nature's little helpers so that you can see even greater results in a youthful complexion.

By Anna

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Grocery Shopping Made Easy

I like to cook for myself and my family, but one of the challenges that I constantly face is that I don't know how to grocery shop properly. Seriously, how hard could it be? Still, I always find myself missing a few important items in my pantry, or having too many of one thing, like cans of corn and soup. What am I supposed to do with that? That is why I looked up some helpful tips for the best way to shop on my iPhone so that I could make smarter purchases in the grocery store.

To start out with, it is important to always have staples on hand, like brown rice, seeds, and nuts. These are foods that will keep for quite some time, and they make it easier to create dishes on the fly. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, you need to be more careful to purchase items that won't go bad. Make sure that you are buying fruits and vegetables that you will use right away and that can be integrated into different dishes. Last of all, remember to never shop when you are hungry because that is a trap in itself! You may find yourself purchasing items that you normally wouldn’t buy simply because your mouth was watering in the junk food aisle.

By Alice