DIY Health & Beauty

There are many reasons why you might be feeling down in the dumps and in need of some Self Improvement – whether you want to lose weight, improve your eating habits or start an exercise regiment, you can find it here in our Self Improvement area.

We are becoming more and more health conscious in this society and if you haven’t jumped on that bandwagon yet, you need to.  Lose those 10 extra pounds to prevent heart disease, quit smoking to prevent cancer, or start exercising to pump up your heart.

Regardless of how you would like to do a little Self Improvement, you can find something here that can help you.

 

DIY Health & Beauty

skincare

How to Get Your Skin to Thank You

Photo courtesy of skinenergizer.com Rushing around trying to keep up with the ever-increasing pace of modern life, many people can barely find the time to slap on a bit of make-up in the mornings, let alone maintain a thorough skin-care routine. Neglecting your skin can leave... more


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Superfoods That Can Help Fight the Flu

Breakouts of the flu are responsible for millions of lost hours at both work and home each year, not to mention many miserable days trying to recover. If you’re wondering what you can do to naturally boost your immunity and prepare your body’s defenses, study the foods you’re... more


kidney

How To Prevent Kidney Stones

It is well known how debilitating kidney stones symptoms can be. Surprisingly, there are multiple reasons for this condition which produce different stones. What leads to their formation is not completely understood by researchers. But it is worthwhile to know what can cause... more


heart

How To Keep Your Heart Healthy By Eating the Right Foods

No matter how hard we try, trying to stick to a healthy diet all the time is extremely difficult. Eating healthy will make your heart healthier and it will reduce the risk of heart attack and it is also a goal that everyone can reach most of the time. The food you eat and your... more


stress

How To Manage Your Stress in 5 Minutes Each Day

Everyone gets stressed at some point in their life, but for those that seem a bit overwhelmed on a regular basis, it may be that you need to come up with some strategies to de-stress a little. There are many things that lead to stress and they usually include a combination of... more


menopause

Super Foods | They Can Help You Through Menopause

Menopause is a tough transition for many women. It usually begins to occur in late middle age when the efficiency of the ovaries begins to decline. Problems associated with the related estrogen deficiency that occur may include arteriosclerosis, osteoporosis, decreased skin... more


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Low Carb Cooking and Dieting

Around the world people are paying more attention to their bodies and their health than perhaps at any other time in history. One method that has shown great success in helping people quickly drop those unwanted pounds is through low carb cooking and dieting. This method of weight... more


anger-management

Top 4 Anger Management Tips to use in Stressful Situations

When an individual is dealing with anger issues, usually their emotions evolve when put in stressful situations. If a difficult incident pops up, often their only way to cope with it is to put up their defensive side. Becoming angry is probably easier than dealing with the circumstances.... more


fitness

10 Tips for Women to Stay Fit and Healthy

  Staying fit and healthy starts with a balanced diet.  Know and monitor the right weight for your age. Consult your doctor to learn what food you should avoid and follow your eating discipline routines. If you are trying to lose some weight, foods with high calories should... more


depression

The Signs and Symptoms of Depression

People who may be suffering from depression or manic disorders actually exhibit or show each and every kind of symptom of depression that doctors will tell you that depressed people have. Sometimes it’s actually quite easy to overlook such symptoms and not be able to help one’s... more


doggrooming

Do It Yourself Dog Grooming Tips

There are a lot of things you can do at home to help with the grooming of your dog.  Not everything has to be done by a professional. Grooming sessions should always be fun, so be sure to schedule them when your dog’s relaxed, especially if she’s the excitable type.  Until... more


wrinkles

Natural Beauty Tips That You Can Do At Home

Going to expensive doctors to help you lose weight or fix your blemishes is not something that ordinary people can take advantage of very often.  Knowing how to use natural beauty remedies at home can help minimize body fat, help you lose weight and just make for a more healthy... more


hangover

Top 10 Hangover Cures

If you stayed up a little too late and drank just a bit too much, you are probably going to be looking for a cure for that hangover!  Most of us don’t purposely set out to drink an overabundance that leads to that dreaded hangover, it just happens.  But when it happens,... more


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How to Perform a Self Breast Exam

It is beyond important for all women to learn how to perform a Self Breast Exam!  Next to having a mammogram, it is the single most important thing you can do for yourself to detect breast cancer before it gets out of control.  You have to be your own advocate – you... more


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Top 10 Cold and Flu Fighting Foods

We all know that washing our hands regularly will help cut down on passing colds and flu, but did you know there are foods that can help fight cold and flu as well? Eating healthy obviously helps boost your immunity and fight off cold and flu, but even healthy eaters get sick! ... more


tie

8 Easy Steps to Tie a Tie

Learning how to tie a tie is one of those basics that men need to know.  Since I have four sons, this was obviously of the utmost importance! There are quite a few different types of knots, but we are going to talk about the basic “Four in Hand Knot”.  This knot... more


cold

Top 10 Ways to Prevent A Cold or Flu

We are quickly entering the Fall season, which means Winter is just around the corner and its important to consider ways to prevent a cold or flu.  There are no cures for cold or flu, so your best bet is to take precautions ahead of time. Warding off these illnesses primarily... more


too-much-food

5 Ways to Make Yourself Eat Less at Mealtime

So… my doctor told me I am gaining too much weight after I quit smoking, and I am trying to find a few ways to cut back. This DIY Reviews article deals with a few ways you can easily cut back on the amount of food you consume during a meal! One of the most important things... more


Top 10 Ways to Treat Cold and Flu

Flu Treatments are a Dime a Dozen! You can even go to the all new Google Flu Map, and find out if you are in the path of the upcoming Influenza pandemic this season! Listed below area great group of ways you can at least deal with the uncomfortable feelings a flu brings along! 10... more


French Press Pot

Using a French Press Coffee Pot or Cafetiere

While most hardcore coffee drinkers favor Starbucks or their own gourmet blend the true coffee aficionado prefers a rich cup of French press coffee from a plunger pot. Read on to understand how to use a French press pot or Cafetiere. Automatic drip coffee pots are quicker and... more


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