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Personality tests every couple should take

Knowing these certain personality traits is really important when you are living with someone and trying to grow a relationship. It is important to know yourself first, so you can understand why you react to certain things, and so you can explain yourself to someone in a way that they can understand you. It is so healthy for the growth of your relationship to accept the person for who they are, rather than expecting things of them that are out…

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These Amazing Benefits of Yoga Will Inspire You to Get Moving Every Day

Stress Relief Exercising is a commonly known, effective, and natural form of stress relief. According to the Mayo Clinic (1), “exercise in almost every form can act as a stress reliever” because physical activity pumps endorphins, improves your mood, and can aid in boosted metabolism and burning calories. Yoga is a mind-body practice, it is designed to strengthen and your mind both, not just your body. The joining of mental and physical exercises are tremendous for reducing stress (2). 2. Weight…

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These 5 Important Stretches Fit Perfectly Into Your Daily Routine

Sitting, standing, working out or just going about your daily routine… whether your activity level is very high or low, stretching should be a part of your regular routine for healthy muscles and a balanced lifestyle. Although daily stretching is something we all know we ought to do, why is it so many of us fail to be diligent with it? The key to making anything a part of your routine is to simplify it, and then just do it. To…

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Refreshing Low-Cal Raspberry Cocktail Recipe

No summer day is complete without a light and refreshing cocktail. Whether you are hosting a party for friends, lounging by the pool catching some rays or are just looking to cool off, this raspberry cocktail is a favorite of mine for Summer. This recipe is wonderful because it is low-cal, uses natural sugar and there is nothing in here to be ashamed of here. Using fresh raspberries, lime, maple syrup, and your alcohol of choice, this recipe is a…

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The best workouts for busy schedules

HIIT If you’ve never heard of HIIT before, it’s about time you do. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, and no, it’s not just another workout trend. This type of workout has increased in popularity through workout videos and those with busy schedules for its effectiveness. The idea behind HIIT is that it gets your heart rate up quickly with a lot of cardio-focused intervals. You can get a solid workout in with only 15-30 minutes if you try…

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