Puzzling With Puzzles To Strengthen Your Mind

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Puzzles are one of my favorite past times as a kid. It was always a sense of accomplishment when I finally managed to complete one. Puzzles, as we know, are great for younger kids. It helps with their fine motor skills (including the important pincer grasp) and cognitive skills. But what about adults?

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Beating The Dog Days Of Summer

Beating The Dog Days Of Summer
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What’s that old saying? It’s the dog days of Summer! I’m a dog person plain and simple. Growing up I remember us always having a dog, and as soon as I moved out on my own. It’s a memory I wanted my children to share also. So let’s talk about some of my favorite pup products and how they will help you in beat those dog days of summer!

Recently our beloved dog Twinkie passed at the old age of 12, I got her when I was 18 and she was one of the most amazing dogs ever. When she passed at the end of 2019 my children were heartbroken. I wasn’t really ready to get another dog just yet but my children started asking for another puppy and in May of 2020 our sweet Arthas was born. We just recently brought him home and couldn’t be more excited to have paws in the family again. Arthas will actually start training to be an emotional support pup for my 6-year-old Ansley who has several anxiety disorders.

Emotional Support Animal

Beating The Dog Days Of Summer!

What do you need when you have a new pup? New toys for him to love! Now with Pupcycle, you can have them shipped right to your front door. Pupcycle is the first Eco-Friendly dog toy box with fun goodies that your pup is sure to be over the moon for. What is my favorite thing about this box ( well it actually comes in a 100% recyclable bag )? It’s that there is no monthly subscription! This is what has turned me off on so many other dog boxes it because it’s another added expense each month but with Pupcycle you order when YOU want.

pupcycle box

So what comes inside the bag? Arthas’ favorite toy is the plushie by far. Perfect for tiny chewing teeth. We also got a hide a treat toy, and a squeaky toy, both of which he’s growing into. Help the planet, and help your pup have fun and get your very one Pupcycle box, and be sure to check out their website, Facebook, and Instagram for more information!

Pupcycle

Bug be gone.

With Summer and with getting a dog that means you are outside a lot more. Being outside brings those dreaded fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes. We live close to a wooded area so we get all kinds of creepy crawlies. Don’t worry because Wondercide can take care of those pests. These amazing products kill on contact and keep them at bay. It’s a great choice because it’s safe to use around pets and your family.

Wondercide

My favorite items that came in my Wondercide package was the Scent Sampler Flea & Tick Pack. This sample comes with four different scents to make sure you love the product you pick for your pack! My favorite scent is the Lemongrass Spray With a clean crisp smell it leaves your home refreshed while keeping those fleas and ticks away. It’s proven to start working in just 2 minutes.

Flea and Tick home spray

Not only is this product safe for pets but it’s safe for home and use for your family. Great for outdoor play for your little ones, made with all-natural ingredients, I don’t have to worry about chemical contact with my kids. Are you interested in getting your very own Wondercide products? Be sure to visit their Website, Facebook, and Instagram.

Seeing the joy that our new pup has brought to my kid’s lives is something that every parent is thankful for. Since getting Arthas my children have that little part of their lives back that they were missing when Twinkie passed away. I hope that you love these pet-friendly products from Pupcycle and Wondercide as much as our family does, and helps beat those dog days of summer!

Arthas

What kind of fur baby do you have?

Time To Upgrade Your Wellness Essentials

I use an oil diffuser as often as I can. Since my son and I are home most of the time, I like to keep our home clean and tidy. If our windows aren’t open for the fresh air, I use essential oils for natural scent and enhance our wellness! Let us show you when it’s time to upgrade your wellness essentials! 

Time To Upgrade Your Wellness Essentials
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I was down to two oil diffusers up until a few weeks ago when one wasn’t working like it should. I’d push the buttons over and over and nothing happened. The light would turn on, but it wouldn’t diffuser the oils or even work as a humidifier. I ended up having to throw it away, even though it was my favorite diffuser! 

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Ideas To Workout On A Budget

Exercise is important for anyone. Keeping fit and active is good for both your physical health and your mental well being. Unfortunately, exercise can be an expensive hobby. Gym memberships and all the fitness gear you need can soon add up. If you’re on a budget, you might think that fitness isn’t accessible for you, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Here are some ideas to help you stay fit, without breaking the bank. 

Ideas To Work Out On A Budget

Workout With Friends

Do you have friends with similar fitness goals to you who are also on a tighter budget? Form an exercise group together and meet up a few times a week to work out. Choose free spaces like the local park or a high school for a run, the community pool for a swim, or someone’s home to do fitness videos together. Make things fun by working out together and then doing something like having coffee together afterward. You’ll feel more motivated, without spending more money. 

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One Month To Gorgeous: Your Ultimate Quarantine Countdown Guide

Right now, we’re all stuck in quarantine. But sooner or later it will end, and we will all be released like battery-farmed animals out into the fields, skipping and jumping as we go.

Let’s talk about your guide to One Month To Gorgeous! Your Quarantine Guide!

One Month To Gorgeous: Your Ultimate Quarantine Countdown Guide

How we will look when we emerge from our collective hibernation is anyone’s guess. By that point, most of us will have spent more than a month in front of Netflix, munching on pasta we bought when the crisis first hit. And that’s not a combination you’d expect to find in any beauty routine!

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How To Lose Weight Safely And Gradually

Feeling unhappy and uncomfortable in your skin is something you have experienced for many years now. As a woman you want nothing more than to feel confident and strong when it comes to your appearance. Whether you’re looking to improve your mental health or tone up your body, it is so important to address all areas of your health if you want to lose weight. Going on a quick crash diet won’t solve your long term issues with your weight, so you need to adopt a safe and gradual strategy. There are so many fad diets out there that aren’t good for your health, so now is the time to adopt safer ones that will benefit you in the long run.

How to Lose Weight Safely and Gradually

Look Into Supplements

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A Different Kind Of Pain Management

A Different Kind Of Pain Management
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When constant pain and aches are part of your every day you are always looking for a different kind of pain management. I’ve never liked being on medication constantly and that’s when I started looking for something new.

Car accident 2016

It’s been nearly four years now since my life was turned completely upside down. A seemingly normal day came to a crashing halt when my family and I were struck head-on by a drunk driver at 3 pm in the afternoon, forever changing my life. I still don’t remember very much, and I doubt that I ever will, in retrospect is probably the best. I remember leaving work that afternoon to take my kids to the local pumpkin festival. The next thing I remember waking up completely unable to move.

I was told there was a car accident, and that I have broken several bones. I didn’t care, all I cared about at that time was where were my children and were they ok. I remember I must have asked where they were over a hundred times. Looking back, I’m sure that also had something to do with the concussion I had. Turns out the concussion was my least serious injury. Of all four limbs, there was only one that wasn’t broken.

My left arm was so mangled that I now have a plate and 8 screws in it, My right wrist was broken and now has a pin. My right knee had a laceration down to the bone, ( had it been any worse they said I’d have lost the leg). My right heel was by far the worst of the broken bones I had. My heel was shattered, the doctor said that it looked like a bomb when off in my heel. He also said usually the force it takes to break a heel will break persons back. So I guess you could say I was lucky.

In the span of the first week after the accident I had 5 surgeries. Before it was said and done I ended up having a total of 7 surgeries in correspondence with the accident. I was left wheelchair-bound, I spent 8 months of recovery learning to walk again. I’ve lost 50% range of motion permanently. You can read my initial thoughts on the accident in this original blog, ” Starting Over: Life After Tragedy.”

Getting my life back.

Basic CBD

So pain is something that I now live with every day. Pain management isn’t always easy, shortly after my accident I weaned myself off of all narcotic pain medication because I didn’t like the way they made me feel. I know how easy it is to become addicted, and that’s something I didn’t want to put my children though. So I started researching alternative pain management options. That’s when I found out about Basic CBD.

First let me say that I am in no way a medical professional, and all the opinions in this are my own. I have found that using these CBD products has helped with my pain management tremendously. I urge you to do your research about the products before you use, and always check with your doctor because starting something new.

A Different Kind of Pain Management.

Basic CBD THC Free

With that being said, after extensive research, I decided to give CBD products a try. Basic CBD is grown in Colorado, and are always pesticide-free. These products are also vegan and non-toxic. There are two different kinds that I have tried. The Basic: Zero THC and Basic: Full Spectrum CBD Oil. Usually, I can take the Zero THC oil and it does the trick, but on high pain days, I will take the Full Spectrum. Using the dropper take 1ML under the tongue.

Since starting Basic CBD I’ve also noticed a decrease in my migraines. After being on many different kinds of medication for my migraines I could never find anything that helped, using these at the start of a headache and laying down has now decreased the amount of time that I am out of commission from the usually debilitating migraines.

I’m really glad that I’ve finally found something to help with my pain management. I can finally start looking forward to days with limited and no pain with no side effects. This has finally given me my life back. To get your own Basic CBD be sure to visit their website, Facebook, Or Instagram.

Three Fun Ways to Build Self Esteem

In a bit of a rut? Want to build more confidence and improve your skills? The Coronavirus isn’t helping those with mental health issues. Today, we share three fun ways to build self esteem! These are fun ways to go about it!

Three Fun Ways to Build Self Esteem

Travel- especially solo travel

Travel is always a good use of your time and money, and travelling solo can be so empowering. For obvious reasons with a global health pandemic going on at the moment travel isn’t possible right now, but it won’t always be this way. Have a think about where you’d most like to go in the world, and start planning your trip for the future when the virus is under control and life as we knew it before can resume. If there’s one thing that this health crisis has taught us it’s that we shouldn’t take travel for granted, and how incredible it is that on any normal day we can book a trip, hop on a plane and go. Solo travel is great for your self esteem as it shows you that you can manage alone- if you can navigate a foreign country, what can’t you do?! 

Find your personal style

It’s easy to say that confidence should come from within, but it’s not that easy to be completely happy in your own skin. We all have our hang ups and insecurities, although the right clothing, hair and makeup can certainly minimise these and help us to feel more confident. Work on your skin, issues here are often a result of underlying problems in the body such as hormonal imbalances meaning topical washes and over the counter treatments won’t be that effective. In other cases, your skin might just need a pamper and cleanse after being subjected to pollution and daily stresses, a hydra facial acne treatment will leave it feeling and looking fresh. Your hair will also be strongly linked to your self esteem, so when you’re able to visit a salon. Go in with a vision and have them bring it to life for you based on your hair type, length and colour. Buying new clothes and makeup and making an effort with your day to day look can also help you to love yourself and enjoy your appearance- have fun with it!

Try a new hobby

Hobbies are essential for people of all ages to have, even if you think you’re too busy to try something new, it’s so worth making the effort to fit it into your schedule. This is because hobbies allow you to build new skills, meet like minded people and stay productive on your days off. Do you spend your days off work lazing around watching Netflix and going back feeling like you’ve achieved nothing? Having hobbies prevents this from happening. You could start up a sport, try baking, crafting, blogging, the list is endless. Even right now while most of the world is locked down, there are a ton of great hobbies from home that you could start and would keep you busy and entertained. It’s so satisfying seeing yourself improve. 

17 Savvy Life Changes to Make Today

Your goal in life is to become completely content in your own body, mind and spirit. This involves making some changes that you may have been a little scared to approach in the past. Making savvy life switches will not only benefit your health, but it will also ensure that you can overcome any hurdle you may face in the future. Whether you’re worried about mental health or you need to get smarter with money, there are so many things you could change right now in order to be more successful, happier and healthier. If this sounds like something that would benefit you, here are a list of seventeen savvy life changes that could be incredibly useful.

17 Savvy Life Changes to Make Today

Are you looking to make small changes that add up to an overall better self? We share 17 easy changes to make in your life right now!

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How To Relocate Offices Without The Stress: 5 Tips You Can Use

Moving offices can be very stressful. So it’s important to know how you can lower your stress levels so that the move runs more smoothly. Let’s discuss how to relocate offices without the stress! We also share 5 tips you can use!

How To Relocate Offices Without The Stress: 5 Tips You Can Use

It’s a big change to make – so you want to know that you’re prepared in advance. From redirecting mail so that it goes to the new location, to ensuring that your clients are aware of your new premises, you need to make sure that you’re organized far ahead of moving day.

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