Stellina M. Dennis

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3 Natural (and Effective) Pain Killers

1. My <b>deep tissue massage</b> started blissfully, as a brawny male therapist kneaded me like dough. It seemed that something was truly getting fixed when …

How Spicy Foods Make Your Tummy Flatter...and More Benefits

Food

7 Questions You Need to Ask Your Gynecologist

<b>If you're curious about the birth control device that's currently used by more than 2 million women in the US (at least 29 of whom have been trying</b> …

To Do: Keep a To-Be List

What really makes people successful? A second language? Attending an Ivy League school? A height of six feet plus? Or...could success have something …

Dr. Phil: The One Thing You Need to Be Successful

I think one of the biggest reasons people are ineffective or unsuccessful is that they never clearly declare what they want. It sounds so simple, but …

Is This What Really Happened To Malaysian Airlines MH370?

By Rob Fee,<p>Say what you will about the internet, but give people enough time and they’ll always find a way to spark your interest. While CNN has been …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Self-improvement

Could Ancient Herbal Remedies Unlock the Secret to Perfect Skin?

In Asia, herbs have been used for centuries to treat everything from insomnia to back pain. Can the same time-tested cure-alls also deliver a beautiful complexion?<p>On a sunny summer day, there's surely no place in the world quite as beautiful as the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, on the outskirts of …

Homemade Herbal Tea Face Mist For Spring

Yes, spring is really coming. A time of rebirth. Let’s wake up that tired winter skin with an invigorating yet calming spring facial mist.<p>Carry it …

How to Make Herbal Oxymels

Herbal Laundry Formulas: Part 1

Learn to make your own herbal laundry formula free of synthetic ingredients and scented with your favorite essential oils!

DIY: Herbal Dry Shampoo Powders

10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

For many, the time has come to plan our summer gardens. Given the overwhelming interest in recent articles about essential oils, I decided to revisit …

Top Natural Remedies For Sinus Congestion You Can Make at Home!

Four Easy Hacks for Nicer and Juicier Lips- Volumize Your Smile<p>PositiveMed<p>Strawberry and Egg Mask for Rejuvenating Your Skin<p>What is Hashimoto's …

Herbal Laundry Formulas: Part 2

Looking to freshen up your laundry and remove stains the natural way? Enjoy these safe herbal recipes free of chemicals.

'Smudging' Your Home with Sage, Sweetgrass and Palo Santo: No More Incense or Air Fresheners

Who doesn’t love a warm, fragrant home? Have you used natural plants to freshen the air? Smudging your home with sage, sweetgrass and palo santo is …

10 Life-Changing Lavender Oil Benefits & Uses

There are a ton of pesky things that can crop up in the course of a day—headaches, breakouts, and nausea, just to name a few—and there are oodles of …

Health Benefits of Turmeric

The health benefits of turmeric are a good reason to grow it in your garden if you’re in one of the warmer hardiness zones. For people in cooler …

Herb-Infused Grapefruit Face Toner

As soon as spring hits, I become taken over by this incredible urge to incorporate fruits into everything I do. I want to eat them, I want to drink …

10 Edible Spring Weeds

Chickweed<p>Many of us look forward to the arrival of spring farmers' markets but there's another source of beautiful, seasonal greens: your own yard or …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods that Reduce Mucus, Phlegm and Snot

Whenever my nose gets stuffy and my cough a little phlegm-like, I realize it is time to clean up my diet with some anti-inflammatory foods. Mucus is …