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How to improve your memory

  » Personal Development


Diet also plays an important part in memory: Drink fresh rosemary tea daily, eat smaller meals at night, talk with people about interesting topics, give up caffeine and soft drinks, avoid TV screens and artificial light, keep in touch with old friends :)

Tip Credibility: 56


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-10-08 05:02:36 pm    

Natural ways to permanent weight loss (25) Understanding how Insulin Spike affect weight loss (A)

  » Health


Did you know? An insulin spike is followed 30-60 mins later by an adrenaline spike. This is how the body deals with the insulin spike. That's why 'children' who eat lots of sugary food often end up fighting and out of control - it's the adrenaline!

Tip Credibility: 25


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-10-08 04:55:50 pm    

How To Raise Chickens For Meat

  » Home & Garden


Get some organic wheat, and soak the daily serving in fresh water, rainwater if possible. Soak for 12-24 hrs, as if you were sprouting them. Rinse and feed to the chickens. Sprouted wheat has 6x the vitamin & enzyme value of dry grain. Makes tastier meat.

Tip Credibility: 65


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-12 12:35:07 am    

Top Free Productivity Tools

  » Computers & Internet


Derek Gehl interviewed Brian Tracy on Time Management. Brian said that 49 out of 50 top CEOs said they planned their next day each evening, setting all items as A, B, C... priority. Always do A items before B items, etc. Learn to delegate C, D, E items.

Tip Credibility: 60


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-05 06:21:57 am    

Healthy Weight Loss

  » Health


Just be honest and admit you need to eat less. Then eat less: smaller meals, no snacks, have some fresh fruit every day, and a sald every day. Walk more, drink less or no alcohol, less sitting down watching rubbish on TV with so many food and drink ads.

Tip Credibility: 34


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-04 04:51:48 am    

How to go green to save Earth.

  » Environment


Change to products with biodegradable or recyclable containers and packets. Just change one brand or product each week, and in a year the majority of your shopping items will be Earth-friendly.

Tip Credibility: 36


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:48:34 pm    

Top Free Productivity Tools

  » Computers & Internet


Get up an hour earlier, and spend it relaxing, praying, thinking, then planning your day. This might mean going to bed earlier, so that's a benefit in itself.

Tip Credibility: 56


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:44:25 pm    

How To Strengthen Your Immune System

  » Health


After a daily run, walk, cycle or aerobics exercise, drink 2-3 cups of cool but not cold filtered water. After 30 minutes, have a hot shower, brush yourself all over with a large bristle brush, then slowly reduce the temperature to cold. You'll glow!

Tip Credibility: 57


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:39:29 pm    

Quit Smoking Fast - Tips to Help You Quit

  » Health


Make two conscious decisions: avoid friends and acquaintances who smoke, and either eat an apple or walk around the block whenever the urge to smoke comes. You have to actively choose different situations and activities for 21 days to break the habit.

Tip Credibility: 59


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:34:40 pm    

Foods for muscle building

  » Health


Skim milk powder and whey protein concentrate are both high-protein foods, which can easily be added to banana smoothies with youhurt, a kiwifruit or feijoa, soy milk, a raw egg, and a little olive oil. Try it 15-30 minutes after exercie, never before.

Tip Credibility: 53


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:30:32 pm    

Oil Of Oregano...For Jock Itch?

  » Health


If you have a sweet tooth, then reduce your intake of sweet things, especially anything with white sugar in it. The fungal infection that causes jock itch grows in moist warm areas, but it cannot thrive if you starve it of its main food source: sugar.

Tip Credibility: 14


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:26:19 pm    

How To Avoid Sciatica - Low Back Pain

  » Health


Have a hot bath, then have your partner give you a good lower-back massage, including the buttocks, where the sciatic nerves run. Use a deep-heat oil or liniment to warm the muscles. Then try sleeping on your side with legs tucked up to align the spine.

Tip Credibility: 14


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:22:08 pm    

How To Avoid Sciatica - Low Back Pain

  » Health


Lie on your back on the floor, with your calves horizontally on a dining chair. This alters the lower back shape, and reduces the pressure of standing too long, or of being over weight. Start with 5 minutes. This may be sore at first, but it works.

Tip Credibility: 18


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:15:53 pm    

How To Avoid Sciatica - Low Back Pain

  » Health


Sit up straight and never sit with your legs crossed, as this twists the pelvis and puts pressure on the sciatic nerve. You'll notice this if you cross your legs the other way - the pain/discomfort should change sides, or reduces on the initial side.

Tip Credibility: 18


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:10:33 pm    

Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

  » Health


Research shows that women who use birth control pills and/or who have abortions have a significantly higher rate of breast cancer. Why? The natural hormone cycle to prepare for pregnancy and lactation is interrupted, and one effect of this breast cancer.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-09-03 11:06:56 pm    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download?

  » Computers & Internet


Audiobooks for children & young adults include fairy tales, classic adventures, animals, myths & legends, spiritual themes, sci-fi, love and romance. There's a 5 minute sample of all 756 audiobooks at http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com/list.aspx?catId=101

Tip Credibility: 62


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 05:13:30 am    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download?

  » Computers & Internet


If business interests you, you can find audiobooks covering economics, finance & investment, leadership, management, marketing, sales, strategy and training. There are 475 titles here: http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com/list.aspx?catId=26

Tip Credibility: 62


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 05:07:18 am    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download?

  » Computers & Internet


If you're into Biographies, you can listen to life stories of explorers, journalists, military figures, politics, rich & famous people, sports heroes, famous women. There are 701 related titles here: http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com/list.aspx?catId=9

Tip Credibility: 62


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 05:00:19 am    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download?

  » Computers & Internet


Audiobooks come in many categories. If you're into Arts & Drama, you can find biographies, classic literature, foreign language study, music, poetry and Shakespeare. There are 747 related titles here: http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com/list.aspx?catId=2

Tip Credibility: 67


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 04:53:12 am    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download?

  » Computers & Internet


Audiobooks are just a spoken version of a written book. Many sites have free and for-sale audiobooks. Some charge a membership fee and require a minimum purchase, while others are free to browse and use. My favourite is http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com

Tip Credibility: 67


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 04:47:37 am    

Where Can I Find Audiobooks to Download Online?

  » Computers & Internet


Audiobooks are just a spoken version of a written book. Many sites have free and for-sale audiobooks. Some charge a membership fee and require a minimum purchase, while others are free to browse and use. My favourite is http://www.worldaudiobookclub.com

Tip Credibility: 68


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-29 04:47:08 am    

Ways to live frugally

  » Arts & Humanities


Start a garden, preferably organic. See my tip sheet entitled 'How to Start Organic Gardening At Home' for info on how to get started: compost, seeds, companion planting, sawdust to improve soil, seaweed, stable manure, etc.

Tip Credibility: 41


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-26 09:19:54 pm    

Places To Visit Before You Die

  » Travel


Nelson Lakes National Park in the northern mountains of New Zealand's South Island. This is the hikers' paradise. Picture postcard lakes, rivers & mountains. The most beautiful fresh water, freah air, exhilarating views, peace & quiet and restful sleep.

Tip Credibility: 46


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-26 02:00:00 am    

Places To Visit Before You Die

  » Travel


Greenland is just stunning. The people are warm and friendly, the weather is warm and sunny, believe it or not - with over 300 blue-sky days per year. We saw musk ox, huskies, reindeer 20m from our bus, and the Russell Glacier. And the ice cap - Wow!

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-25 07:52:24 pm    

Ways to live frugally

  » Arts & Humanities


Visit bakeries and supermarket delis just before closing time and ask if there's any food on discount or free. They're gonna throw it out anyway, and they do want to see a happy customer. If they help you out, say Thanks! and visit their shop more often

Tip Credibility: 53


submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-08-25 07:45:38 pm    
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