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How To Find the Best Social Media Site For You

  » Pets


Have a clear idea about what you want from the site, and who you want to be connected with. Search for the keyword on your topic, niche, or target market + social networking sites and check out what's available. Join the ones that best meet your needs.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-08-06 05:15:24 pm    

How Do I Keep My Business Phone Expenses Low?

  » Business & Finance


If you have a gmail account, you can talk for free anywhere in the world using gtalk, but the other party has to have it also. You can't beat f-r-e-e, and the sound quality is excellent.

Tip Credibility: 7


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-31 06:23:51 pm    

How To Have Soft Clear Skin At All Ages, Naturally

  » Beauty & Style


Here's a tip for a lifetime: when using eggs, keep the shells and put the egg whites that are left inside the shells on your face while you cook. Let it dry. Wash with plain water. The egg whites will soften and tighten your skin, at any age.

Tip Credibility: 14


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-29 03:52:13 pm    

How To Improve Your Cognition and Memory

  » Health


Phosphatidyl Serrine, Phosphatidyl Choline,Evening Primrose Oil, and Niacinimide (500 mg twice daily) will help your short term memory and improve mental function due to stress or aging. These natural remedies should be your first resource.

Tip Credibility: 3


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-28 05:04:49 pm    

How to improve your memory

  » Personal Development


Flower essences can strengthen your "memory circuits". Memory Formula is a custom blend that contains flowers to support short and long-term memory function, and release blocked energies that may interfere with your clarity.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-28 05:04:44 pm    

Smudge Your House If You Want to Sell It Fast

  » Home & Garden


When a buyer walks through your house, you want them to be able to imagine living there. Get rid of the energies you and your family put into the house, by using smudge and clearing all clutter. This makes it easier for a buyer to imagine living there.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-27 11:32:14 am    

Smudge Your House If You Want to Sell It Fast

  » Home & Garden


Clear out the old energies that linger in your house by smudging it. Open doors and windows so the old energy has a way to leave, then smudge all the rooms including attics and closets. Liquid Smudge works better than smudge sticks for space clearing.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-27 11:30:11 am    

How to manifest your intentions quickly and easily.

  » Personal Development


Use the clear image of what you want as if it were a filter. Pass everything that comes to you through that lens. if it's a match, keep it; if it isn't, release it immediately. Give thanks for all that comes; gratitude attracts powerful results.

Tip Credibility: 7


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-27 09:37:53 am    

How do we achieve success?

  » Personal Development


Define what success means to you; the more detail the better. Then decide that you WILL have or be this. Knowing what you want + your commitment to go for it, followed by consistent actions = success. That's a winning formula.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-27 09:35:02 am    

How To Be More Likable

  » Personal Development


Be more interested in the other person than you are in yourself. People who engage others with real interest are very likable -- and attractive. The cute person may turn heads, but the listener is the one you keep as a friend.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-27 09:30:39 am    

Ways to live frugally

  » Arts & Humanities


Make a game out of trying to find as many things as possible for free or barter, instead of paying cash or credit. With a little ingenuity you'll be amazed at how many things you can get for free -- all legal and above-board.

Tip Credibility: 17


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:31:12 pm    

Save Money and Learn More About Your Finances

  » Business & Finance


Visit PriceGrabber for consumer products and CNET for electronic gadgets and computers. You can also search for comparison pricing and find more sites that allow you to find the best prices for anything you want to buy.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:28:56 pm    

Which Foreign Languages To Learn For Travel?

  » Travel


English is not the only language you need; it's good to know some basic words in French, German and Spanish. You can often find someone who speaks at least one of the other languages who will help you find what you need.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:25:53 pm    

How to deal with Angry People

  » Family & Relationships


The most important thing to do with an angry person is to listen, not to challenge. Often when someone can see that they are being heard, they can calm themselves down. Being reactive will have the opposite effect and can escalate the situation.

Tip Credibility: 10


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:20:37 pm    

Organic Food Warning

  » Food & Drink


Something labeled "natural" is not organic and can contain a high proportion of harmful ingredients. This is common for body lotions and shampoos, for instance. If you can't pronounce an ingredient, it's not good for you.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:16:49 pm    

How to Find the Best Dog Food

  » Pets


Check that the sources of the ingredients for your dog food does not come from an aggregator who sells to many companies; a company that can track all its ingredients will provide a safety margin. We like Merrick for that reason.

Tip Credibility: 3


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:15:09 pm    

How To Eat Healthily on a Budget

  » Food & Drink


Buy organic produce at the farmers market and cook whole grain dishes that include the fresh veggies. Lentils, amaranth and quinoa are easy, inexpensive, and healthy. You can make more than one meal's worth to freeze for later.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 05:12:47 pm    

How to save money on books

  » Games & Recreation


You can also exchange books with others at Title Tree and Book Exchange Club. Or you can use Freecycle. Hint: using these services helps you pass along books you read once but don't want to keep.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 04:38:45 pm    

Are Flower Essences Effective For Depression?

  » Health


Yes. According to a 2008 FDA study, antidepressants made no more difference than placebos on depression. However, from a 1999 longitudinal study by the Flower Essence Society, more than 87% of clients got relief. That is a significant finding.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 04:30:17 pm    

How To Beat Discouragement

  » Personal Development


The one constant in the Universe is change; all things change and your situation will, too. See what there is to learn from your experience, and prepare to tackle what's next with renewed vigor and determination. Give possibility a chance.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 11:30:18 am    

How To Tell If You're Indigo

  » Personal Development


Go to an Indigo web site and take an assessment. If you rank highly on the assessment, you are likely an Indigo regardless of your age. There are Indigo adults, not only kids and teens -- so don't think you can't be one if you're older.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 11:27:43 am    

External Hard Drives Made Data Backup Easy

  » Computers & Internet


If you have a lot of critical data you need to do regular backups. Get an external HD with as much storage capacity as you can and schedule one day a week to back up your entire computer and data. Better safe than sorry!

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 11:25:27 am    

Don't Use Cruise Control In The Rain

  » Cars & Transportation


Cars that are set on cruise control will hydroplane on wet pavement. Turn the feature off when it starts to rain, to prevent skids and maintain control of your vehicle. Some states also require you to turn on your headlights with your windshield wipers.

Tip Credibility: 11


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-24 11:17:46 am    

How to Save Money the Smart Way

  » Business & Finance


Whatever you need, instead of spending cash for it find out if you can get it free. Look at freecycle and craigslist, or barter networks, for hard goods, and google for information and software. Make a game of how much you can get without paying cash.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-23 05:42:31 pm    

Preventing Cat Litter Box Problems

  » Pets


The secret is to keep the litter fresh. If it smells bad, the cat will find a place that smells better. Make sure to remove all traces of the odors after a "mishap" or the cat will use the spot again.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by brightwings 2009-07-23 05:37:18 pm    
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