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7 Tips For Women 50+ Eager To Start A Business

Nearly every week, I get an email or a call from a woman interested in starting a business and looking for advice. Generally, she’s over 50. Often, I suspect, she’s frustrated by a job hunt and has decided “what the heck, I have something I’ve always wanted to do and maybe the universe is trying to …

Baby Names

Like everything else, baby names fall into trends and change from a year to another.<p>There are a couple of factors to consider when choosing a baby …

Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

<i>How can I change my life completely in the next year or two? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, CMO at Sliceplanner, on Quora:</b><p>Changing your life completely is a huge step that …

5 Modern Essentials Every Man Should Own

Any man with more than a passing interest in style will be familiar with Oliver Spencer. For the past 15 years, the British fashion designer has …

Eight foods to superpower your immune system

As polar vortexes, nor'easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily.<p>Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion -- classic signs of the common cold.<p>If you're feeling under the weather, food …

Wellness

Natural Remedies

With the rising worry about healthcare and the side effects of medication, people are resorting to more natural ways considering it be safer and more …

The latest parenting tech tracks your child in utero

For brand-new parents, the wait between prenatal appointments and sonograms can feel like forever. But new devices from both major developers and fledgling startups track children in the womb. Is this just another technology that preys on the anxiety of parents, or is it something everyone should …

Pregnancy

Dear Moms of Big Kids, As They All Go Off to School

One day last week, I tied the shoes, packed the lunches and zipped the backpacks, piled my four kids into the vehicle… And then walked them to their …

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Could Make Your Brain Shrink Less With Age

Eating a Mediterranean diet is already linked to a growing list of positives, including less inflammation, more stable blood glucose and decreased depression. To that list we can add that it may also reduce how much our brains shrink as we age.<p>All of us will experience some degree of brain …

Holistic Medicine

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Ingredients<p>1 cup long-grain white rice<br>• 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided<br>• 1¼ lb. flank steak, thinly sliced against the grain<br>• 1 pound broccolini, …

Taco Salad

A very simple and extremely delicious starter !<p>Time to prepare: around 8-10 minutes<p>You will need<p>For the sauce<p>5 large finely chopped tomatoes<br>• 3 1/2 …

Here are 20 face masks that will comfort your angry winter skin this season

All masks are not created equal. Cosmetic face masks come in many options, fresh or preserved, jar or tube. You can also get mess free sheet masks …

Skin Care

9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

Editor's Pick...Weekend Style

What we picked for you this weekend.<p>Option 1: A Grey Sweater Poncho that can be styled with Black Leather Pants from Armani Exchange & matched with …

Child Love

Tiramisu

Tiramisu is one of my favorite sweets especially because it's so easy to prepare!<p>This recipe is good for around 8 people and takes between 30- 35 …

Home Decor Items on Sale

Some ideas for styling your house from Furniture shops around us in Abu Dhabi.<p>IKEA Plant Pot from IKEA on sale, now at Dhs 85<p>Lamp from United …

The Complete Baby Registery Checklist

Shopping for your newborn and getting his/her nursery ready might be one of the most exciting and emotion filled tasks and because we get over …

A Healthy Pregnancy

Now that you are pregnant you should be doing double the effort to stay healthy; taking care of yourself has never been more important. Especially …

Preparing your Baby's Nursery

Your baby might not feel real to you yet but this feeling will quickly change once you start preparing his/her stuff and getting the nursery items …

Baby Sunscreen Review

Summer is here, with 40-41 degrees we can only hope that this would be the hottest that we will experience this year!<p>The sun is getting stronger and …

Kids friendly restaurants and cafés in Abu Dhabi & Dubai - Part 1

Page 1 of 3<p>Mommies, more than any one else long for a nice & decent discussion with hubby over lunch or a quiet & sweet chat with friends over …

The Real Organic - Mawasim