Valentine’s Day can be a fun time of the year unless you avoid candy like I do. Every store has candy and teddy bears everywhere. They’re such cliché gifts and could be bought at any other time of the year. Valentine’s Day should be special and not something you participate in because you feel obligated to. It’s time to get creative because candy is not good for your health or your smile. Here are 10 Valentine’s Day gifts you can buy your loved one that’s not candy.
1. Apple Charging Station
2. Waterproof Bluetooth Shower Speaker
3. A New Phone Case Read more
The New Year’s can be a great time to get together with family, eat, and have a good time. It’s fun and there’s nothing like counting down to the new year. A new year can mean a fresh start for some and for others it can to achieve more than last year. With all this fun going on, it’s almost a sure thing that someone will offer you something to drink. This calls for the question, “Should you drink alcohol this New Year’s Eve?”
Any party we go to thrown by our family will have alcohol. For us, there’s no getting away from it unless we stay home. As a matter of fact, the first time I ever drank alcohol was at a New Year’s party. My fourteen-year-old self was blacked out, laughing and crying, and making a fool of myself on video. Thinking about it now makes me sick!
In order to really make an educated decision, it’s important to understand what alcohol does to the body. Read more
Christmas is indeed one of those most wonderful times of the year. It’s a time when families gather together to celebrate one another and gift gives of appreciation. We get a chance to see those family members who we may not see all throughout the year.
If your family cooks a Christmas dinner, then you know it can be Thanksgiving all over again, but with more red and green. It’s a fun time and you should definitely enjoy yourself. That being said, it should of no surprise that many holiday treats and snacks should be avoided as well.
Christmas Snacks And Treats That Should Be Avoided
There are many treats that we already know to stay away from because we stay away from them the other eleven months of the year. For example, all those different Christmas Hershey Kisses. However, a lot of Christmas snacks are things we’re unfamiliar with.
Broccoli is truly amazing food. It can be prepared multiple ways and has such a delicious crunch! It’s definitely affordable and doesn’t take long to prepare. Not only that, but it’s a powerful superfood that can help boost the immune system, fight cancer, reduce inflammation, and so much more. There’s no way you can go wrong adding broccoli to your weekly shopping trip. If you’re not convinced yet, let’s take some time to go over the health benefits of broccoli.
Serving Size: One cup of raw broccoli
Fiber: 2.4 grams
Carbs: 6 grams
Protein: 2.6 grams Read more
If there’s one fruit I love, it’s tomatoes! Although they’re technically a fruit, we prepare and eat it like a vegetable. There are many health benefits of tomatoes which are a great secondary reason to consume it. (The first reason is for its great taste!)
Serving Size: One small 100-gram tomato
Sugar: 2.6 grams
Fiber: 1.2 grams
Fat: 0.2 grams
Carbs: 3.9 grams
Protein: 0.9 grams Read more
Cinnamon has been around for a long time. Ever since its discovery, it’s been used for many purposes including as a remedy of the common cold and food preservation. There are many well-known health benefits of cinnamon that I’ll go over with you.
Did you know? Cinnamon comes from Cinnamomum, the innermost part of tree bark.
There are two main different types of cinnamon:
- cassia cinnamon – the common type we can find almost anywhere.
- ceylon cinnamon – widely known as “true cinnamon”.
Are you struggling with getting people to speak to you? Turns out, there are some ways to make people like you that you may want to try. These strategies listed below have been tested and proven true by many people. I’ve been using them in my own life and the results have been amazing!
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The most important way to make people like you is to smile. That’s because smiling is often times the first opportunity we can take to build a connection with someone. Instead of looking down or away, look at the person and smile.
A smile is a friendly way to say hello and usually, the person will smile back. By wearing a smile on your face, you’re giving the impression that you’re friendly and approachable.
To learn more about smiling, check out my post, “How Smiling Will Change Your Life And Transform Your Relationships.”
Remember A Person’s Name
When you meet someone and get their name, that’s a precious thing! Repeat it to yourself over and over trying to link their name with their face. Do you know why?
People love their name. They don’t always like the way it sounds or sometimes they wish they were named something else. But nonetheless, it’s unique to them and is part of their identity. Therefore, when you smile and greet someone by their name, it shows that they’re important.
You remembered them and it shows. It also lets them know that you view them as a person and not just a clerk or a worker. Read more