Rene Joy

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Headstand tips for safety: Hacks to nail it, how to keep your neck safe

<b>Headstand progression</b><p><b>Where I’m at now</b><p>As you know, I love hanging out upside down. And, that since a little girl I’ve been playing with headstands …

About

René<p>Hi, I’m René. And I love experimenting! With wellness, food, beauty and words. Oh words, I love words. I love contemplating them, I love speaking …

Noise pollution and how to reduce it

<b>Is it noisy in here, or is it just me?</b><p>Last week I shared a scrub recipe that focussed on relaxing the body and the mind with it’s simple yet special …

Body scrub: Relax but perk me Up!

<b>A little bit of natural beauty for everyone</b><p>Reading the title, “Relax but perk me up body scrub” may cause the action of a …

Skin Care

Blog - The Mixed Beauty

Food label or no food label? I have this thing where I take about a thousand years to get my food shopping done. It’s not because I’m vaguely …

Ginger tea, the recipe

I made some ginger tea earlier. It’s cold in Cape Town today and I need to feel warmed up and get some nutrients circulating in my body.<p>Reasons to …

The 1 Secret Brain Exercise That Will Help You Achieve All Your Goals | Inc.com

There's a funny truth in the business world: hard work does not equate to success. If you've believed in this supposed connection for any length of time, you may find it unbelievable that there is in fact no direct cause-and-effect relationship between those two things.<p>So, if you can't draw a …

Self-improvement

How to Create a Content Strategy That Will Actually Drive Results

If you ask any digital marketer how to grow a business over the long term, it’s very likely that he or she will say “content marketing.”That term …

Marketing

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

8 Online Careers You Can Start Today From Home

All you need is a laptop and an internet connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to start a business and avoid having to lease commercial space and take out massive business loans? Well, thanks to the internet, there are several online businesses that you can …

Small Business

Habits and Routines of Extreme Learner and Blogger Max Deutsch

Max Deutsch is a technologist, blogger, coach and extreme learner based in San Francisco, California.<p>Max is one of these people with exceptional qualities and abilities. His thirst for knowledge and experiences will keep you wondering what you’re doing with your life. Read on to find out how to …

San Francisco

How To Trick The Robots And Get Your Resume In Front Of Recruiters

Writing a resume that can get past applicant tracking systems doesn’t mean boring recruiters to tears.<p>Confession time: I <i>hate</i> applicant tracking systems (ATS) with a burning passion. Why? Because in the name of making things easier for companies by “pre-filtering out” unqualified candidates, the …

Employment

7 Easy Tips For Therapeutic Relief For a Bloated Belly

<i>The following post was originally published on Clean Living Guide.</i><p>When we're feeling gassy or bloated, it can seem like we're the only ones with this embarrassing problem. But the reality is that many people regularly experience gastro-intestinal discomfort. In fact, surveys suggest that close to …

How I Turned My WordPress Blog into a Five-Figure Business

In 2013, I was working in a design agency in London, while dreaming about entrepreneurship and traveling the world.<p>One day, an idea struck me. Most …

4 Restorative Yoga Poses for When You’re on Your Period

When it’s that time of the month, it can be tempting to just curl up with a warm blanket and an IV-size dose of Advil and call it a day. But while being on your period may not always be comfortable, there are actually some period tools and tricks to make it suck less. One of the most effective …

Yoga

The Crazy 50-Hour Korean Massage That Changes Your Face Shape

There's a little-known secret in Korea, and her name is Ryu Bae, also known as The Star Face-Maker. Her spa is unlike any other spa I've visited. …

My 8 Favorite Tools for Driving Business Growth

Supercharge your digital marketing with these 8 tools. After all, who has the time to do all those tasks without help?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve spent over a dozen years in digital marketing learning to split my attention across multiple businesses, from my …

Marketing

Apples are not oranges – and ‘content marketing’ means nothing

The moment that you slap a call-to-action on any piece of marketing collateral, it becomes direct-response advertising.<p>More on that after a …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

Graphics

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nutrition

The Secrets of Viral Content and How to Create It

Getting content to go viral is the holy grail of any online business, but people tend to think of virality as a mysterious subject. If you haven’t done much research on it, you’re probably in the dark about how it really works.<p>Emerson Spartz is an exception. As the founder and CEO of Dose, a …

Infographics

How to get the most out of voice dictation, one of the iPhone's most underrated features

Talking to Siri may be hit or miss, but Apple's iPhone is actually pretty good at understanding what you're saying to it.<p>In fact, Apple's speech-to-text software can be extremely useful outside of Siri. Users can talk to their phone and have it turn to text for anything that takes text input.<p>The …

Siri

How to Create an 11,284-Member Facebook Group When You Have No Followers

Have you ever been part of one of those big Facebook groups, and thought “Wow. It would be cool to create something like this myself.”I was in that …

Marketing

How To Install WordPress In Under 30 Minutes

WordPress is the most popular blogging and CMS platform in the world. Everyone who wants to have control over their website without spending a lot of money on maintenance should look to WordPress.<p>I’ve personally installed hundreds of WordPress installations for clients in my past jobs. In fact, all …

Web Design

Vitamin D is not just beneficial, it’s a necessity

Great to see vitamin D on your front page at last (Vitamin D ‘proved to cut risk of colds and flu’, 16 February). Those of us in the British Society for Ecological Medicine, a group of doctors who take the nutritional aspects of our patients’ treatment very seriously, have been banging on about the …

Wellness

5 Logical Reasons Veganism Will Completely Change Your Life

According to a survey published by Vegetarian Times, only 0.5% of American adults are vegan. The vast majority of the country perceives vegans as …

The Best $22 You'll Ever Spend on Deodorant

You'll never reach for Old Spice again.<p>I’ve been using Malin + Goetz products forever, but I did not know about the deodorant. My goodness — the deodorant is amazing. I found out about it after a very ill-advised Tinder sleepover. Before long I couldn’t remember the Tinderoni’s name, but I was …

Beauty

These unusual animal friendships will make you wonder “why can’t we all just get along?”

If you don’t think that animals are full of love and compassion then let me change your mind. These unusual animal friendships will prove that anyone …

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