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How Happy People Are Different From Everyone Else

They are resilient.  Happy people bounce back, often quickly, from setbacks. Rather than see life's adversities as destructive and rigid roadblocks that they must quash in order to be happy, they see adverse situations as manageable and temporary fixtures in a pretty good life.They are optimistic.  You know this to be true--most people want to talk about their problems and what's not going right.&nbs...

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Tips for Green Cleaning

Cleaning products are used everywhere in our apartment and offices: on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows, and floating through the air. As an alternative, there are plenty of natural products and methods that keep an apartment or office clean and fresh-smelling without the toxic side effects.Cleaning Bare Floors - Your basic vinegar and water solution is really the perfect choice for cleaning most types of bare floors in your home. Mix up 1 cup vinegar with 1 gallon warm water (be sure it's warm!) and mop it onto a ceramic tile, linoleum, vinyl, or wood floor. There is no need to rinse afterward -- saving both time and water. If your vinyl or linoleum floor looks a little dull after cleaning, you can give it a shine by moppin...

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Tips to Get Fit for Spring

Spring is finally here and that means it’s time to start working off those extra winter pounds!  Here are a few useful exercise tips to help you get the most of your daily activities. 1.  Choose activities you like. A lot of different things count as exercise: dancing, walking, gardening, yoga, cycling, playing basketball. To make it easier to get moving, choose whatever gets you moving 2.  Piece your workout together. You don’t need to get all your exercise at one time. Ten minutes morning, noon, and night can give much of the same benefit as 30 minutes all at once. 3.  Exercise with a friend. Finding a ...

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Refresh Your Apartment for Spring

  Now that Spring is here, it’s the perfect time to refresh and liven up your apartment. Springtime can encourage a cleaner, brighter, fresher perspective on your space, and it's a great time of year to evaluate how you live and consider ways to update and freshen your home. Here are a f...

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