For some silly reason, this has #1 stamped on it, but I assure you, it’s not. This is #7 in our Healthy Challenge. Healthy living isn’t about just eating apples and doing sit-ups. It is about living a wholly well-rounded life that is completely with mind, body, and lifestyle.

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Internet Trolls. How do we identify them? How do we spot them in action? How do we avoid the pitfalls, and how do we circumnavigate around these feral beings? Are you one? Chances are, we’ve all made a “one off” kind of vague post, or commented on a thread, knowing that we’re likely going to…

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This one is a simple, yet challenging creative idea! Sometimes, all we need is the basic start to get us going. We get so stuck in how we are doing a particular style of writing, genre, or even just the mindset, and need a bit of a push to get us to think outside of…

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How often are you opening your bills with a sense of dread? Are you due to pay more than you’re expecting? Perhaps it’s a good idea to see how efficiently you are using your utilities, and see where you can save money in the long run by doing things like adding weather stripping to your…

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We all know what supplies we always go through, so it’s best to get them in bulk (or even have the option now to have them delivered through something like Amazon – which could save hundreds of dollars a year on actual wear-and-tear on your car, your gas mileage, etc.)  

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Title: Moon Called Author: Patricia Briggs Published: January 31st 2006 Pages: 288 Genre:Fantasy/ Young Adult / High Fantasy/ Adult/ Fiction/ Romance/ Paranormal Series: Mercy Thompson series #1 Kid Friendly Rating: PG 13 Synopsis: Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson is a talented Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. She also happens to be a walker,…

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It is so easy to get caught up in the social media storms. Politics, “hot button” topics, and even dirty snarky cyberbullying can begin to change what you see online. Without getting too heavy into the technical side of things, there are ways all of the websites you use will be able to customise your…

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Fifteen Word Stories are great little ways to get the creative juices flowing, because you have to be extremely specific about words you choose. You can’t get caught up in flowery over-wording explanations, and you certainly do not get to have tons of filler words. I use these when I am brain-blocked (my term for…

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Avoid drama and negativity. Be kind. In the Geeky Creative Journey (or aka Geeks Get Creative), I have issued different mini challenges. One such particular one – in which they are all cumulative and must remain once they are in practice – is to start with a day, and then a week, and from then…

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We throw away way too much food. There are three simple reasons for this: One, when we’re at the store, we impulse purchase things that we know we have no actual desire to use, but for whatever reason, our brains tell us that we HAVE to have that particular item. Two, we are sure we…

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How does shutting off tech (computer, laptop, television, etc.) even ten minutes before bed help? Simple: Your brain has the time and ability to shut out the rest of the world, to begin to prepare for your sleep cycle. This has been tested, peer reviewed and acknowledged as fact. You need to be able to…

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