Cindy Merryweather

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Zazzle - Create, Design & Shop

Zazzle is an on-demand marketplace where we connect customers with artists’ beautiful designs on the world’s best products so anything imaginable can …

My Family Tree Shadow Box

I've been wanting a Family Tree of sorts for a while now,<p>a few ideas have been tossing around in my head.<p>I'm a visual person, the type that doesn't …

Sashiko Embroidery Patterns Set 1

01 of 10<p>Eight FREE Sashiko Patterns to Stitch - Set 1<p>Sashiko is a form of Japanese folk embroidery using a form of the running stitch to create a …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

This Is How Many Rest Days Experts Say You Need Per Week

If you’re one of those people who needs all the help you can get enjoying your workouts, it can be hard to motivate yourself to work out twice a week, much less four or five times. By contrast, for some people, exercise addiction is a very real thing. But actually, there’s a pretty definitive …

4 dietary supplements that actually do amazing things for how you feel

Just because something is labeled as a “dietary supplement” doesn’t mean it actually does anything. In the United States, the term “dietary …

23 Photos of Adorable Animal Brothers & Sisters

Babies and animals can be tricky subjects to photograph, so imagine the challenge of photographing baby animals. We have to hand it to the wildlife …

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Perfect your plank: The move to banish back pain

Planks are God's gift to people with low back pain, but if you don't do them right they can actually hurt. Here's a better way.<p>Planks are God’s gift to people with low back pain, which is the third most expensive medical condition in the United States. More than $57 billion a year is spent on low …

These 12 Protein-Packed Bliss Balls Recipes Are Every Healthy Girl’s Dream

We’re not really sure where the term “bliss ball” came from, but we do know what it tends to mean: A blissfully flavored, guilt-free, uber yummy dessert that comes in the shape of a cute little ball. Whether you prefer vegan desserts or Paleo desserts (or both!), there’s probably a delicious bliss …

How to See Triads on the Guitar’s Neck

How would you like to be able to visual triads in their root position and first and second inversions on the guitar neck?<p>In this video, Tyler Larson …

Don't stick your head in the sand – how to prepare for old age

As we live longer, the numbers of people needing care is also soaring. So what help can those trying to access a creaking, cash-starved system expect?<p>When I was 16, I spent two months in Italy with my maternal grandparents – then both 88. My grandmother had fallen over some months previously and …

19 No-Brainer Hacks That'll Make Your Home Really Organized

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Modern Systems To Help Your Herb Garden Thrive In Small Spaces

Growing fresh herbs at home is wonderful and not just because of how practical it is to always have the freshest ingredients for your meals but also …

An exercise scientist demonstrates how to perform the perfect pull-up – and the moves that will make it easier

Shawn Arent , the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrates the proper form for the pull-up. However, if you're not ready for the pull-up, Arent has a few tricks to get you there.<p><i>Special thanks</i> …

Workouts

You’re Just a Simple $20 Accessory Away From Much Better Portraits Using Flash

Just a quick tip today, but I think it’s an important one. Last week I was talking to a photographer and he told me had a hot-shoe flash and when I …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED , the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable …

Self-help

A 2-Hour Marathon Once Seemed Unthinkable. Could Nike’s Radical New Shoe Be The Key?

Filled with post-EVA foam and a carbon fiber plate, this shoe was designed to increase running efficiency by 6%.<p>No one has ever run a marathon in less than two hours. In fact, the four fastest marathons in history–all within an 18-second margin–are still about three minutes shy of breaking the …

What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches and planks aren’t everything. If you want to strengthen your core, you need to think bigger. Your core includes all the muscles in your …

Cheap Thrills: Home Decor & Accessories Under $50 from Canopy

Amazon is like an adult playground. It's a magical land where anything is possible—or at least where (most) anything can be delivered to your …

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4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

Nutrition

No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

The Difference Between Scales and Modes

4<p>SHARES<p>If music theory sounds scary and confusing, here’s a short lesson in scales and modes that’s easy to follow and gives you useful information. …

Five Ways to Make Guitar Practice Fun

524<p>SHARES<p>Guitar practice can be a drag, but it doesn’t have to be. Guitar instructor Robert Baker has come up with five ways you can make guitar …

Sleep Meditation for Energy Healing

This beautiful sleep meditation will help you drift to sleep with the power of your own positive healing energy. So that you can wake up feeling …

Meditation

Simply the Best Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes We've Ever Seen

Let's get right to the good news: After sorting through piles of ideas, we uncovered the best healthy chicken breast recipes ever. Yes, they're …

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A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Practices That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Live More in the Present Moment

Do you find yourself constantly multi-tasking? Do you ever blame your current situation, mood, or frustration on what might happen or could happen? …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Psychologists have spent years studying the traits that are fundamental to successful long-term relationships. We listed some of their most surprising insights below.<p>A word of caution: If you notice that your relationship doesn't meet all these criteria, that does <i>not</i> necessarily mean you should end …

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