Stress Relievers

Sex can be a very effective stress reliever. Orgasm itself has many benefits. The sedative and relaxing effects of oxytocin and other endorphins released during orgasm may explain why people find it easy to fall asleep after intercourse. But sex doesn’t have to lead to orgasm in order to release stress: simply being intimate with your partner is sometimes all it takes to soothe and relax you. 

A chaotic home that’s crowded with possessions could be adding to your stress. Introduce calm by de-cluttering, especially in the bedroom. Your bedroom should be a peaceful haven for sleep, sex, and intimacy not a storeroom for piles of clothes, books, or old sports memorabilia. Clear out unnecessary clutter, move your laptop or television to another room, and bring in a few luxurious accents, such as scented candles, plush pillows, soft sheets,and dimmers.

Make time for exercise. Physical activity can increase the production of your brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters, called endorphins.

Take your allotted vacation time. Make sure that you take all the accumulated days you are owed. Until next time……..

Remarkable Oils For The Hair

 

 

 

 

Egg whites help your hair by giving it a punch of protein. There are many variations of this at-home treatment but here’s a good general recipe to follow: 

Step 1 

Use a whisk or a mixer to beat egg whites until they are white and foamy, about two minutes. 

Step 2 

Fold in plain yogurt (using plain real yogurt with no flavoring or extras added is better), one spoonful at a time, mixing gently until the ingredients are completely incorporated and form a thick, creamy paste. (Mayo can work as a substitute or combined) 

In this step you can add any essential oils (jojoba, moroccan, palm, castor, sweet almond all work well)you like or other hair-friendly ingredients. 

Cucumber: Cucumber contains ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and caffeic acid, fiber, along with minerals like silica, potassium and magnesium. Silica is renowned to be good for the hair. 

Olive Oil: great for conditioning and shine. Honey can also be combined with Olive Oil on hair to make the results that much more effective. 

Avocado : Avocado contains mono-saturated fats, which not only if ingested helps to burn trans-fats it can help give your hair strength and sheen 

Pure Coconut Oil: A really good one! Coconut oil contains many good ingredients for your hair: 
– One of the most responsible reasons behind hair fall and hair loss is microbial action on the scalp and hair roots. So, to protect hair against them, what we need is an antimicrobial agent. Lauric Acid present in Coconut Oil is one of them. It is basically a triglyceride which yields a monoglyceride called Monolaurin when acted upon by a species of bacteria which breaks the glycerol bonds. This monolaurin has excellent antimicrobial properties. 

– Capric Acid is yet another triglyceride present in Coconut oil, which, like Lauric Acid, yields another monoglyceride called Monocaprin due to bacterial action, having antimicrobial properties similar to that of monolaurin. 

-Vitamin-E. Almost every aptly educated person knows the importance of vitamin-E for skin and hair. It keeps scalp and skin healthy and hair rejuvenated. 

-Coconut Oil has high moisture retaining capacity, since it is not broken down easily nor evaporated, being very stable. It does not let moisture escape thus keeping hair moistened and soft. This prevents breakage of hair. Coconut Oil is a far better conditioner for hair than any synthetic one available in the market. 
-he various fatty acids present in Coconut Oil serve as very good anti dandruff agents and are way better than any anti dandruff shampoo. A regular application can help you get rid of dandruffs for ever. 

Step 3 

Use your fingers to scoop up the mixture and apply it to your hair. Massage your scalp, taking care to thoroughly coat all your hair with the mask and cover in plastic wrap/bag. Let the mixture sit on your hair for 15 minutes. 

You Look Hot!!!!

As a long-term couple you know each other inside and out and have seen each other looking at your best and your worst. But although it seem unnecessary, in fact you should never give up courting your mate. You should never reach a point where you think ” I don’t need to attract her anymore”. Love is blind, true, but love also thrives on beauty, sexuality, and physical attraction. 

Putting time and effort into your appearance is worthwhile and necessary for a sizzling, sexy relationship. When you go out on a date, think about what you are going to wear. Spend time in the mirror. Have your hair or nails done. Wear a bra that boosts your cleavage. Put on a shirt you know she likes and spray on some cologne. Make sure that your body simply cries out for a kiss goodnight…..and maybe much more! Your appearance should signal that the night is special.

No matter how long you have been together, dating should still be an essential part of your relationship. It helps you to stay bonded with your spouse, both emotionally and physically, and it keeps your relationship vital, fun, and intimate. So make the commitment to go steady and no matter what just enjoy yourselves!!!! Until next time……….

Tip For Today 02/22/2014

Getting kids to exercise can be a fun experience for the whole family. The benefits of exercising can be quite rewarding and fun! With obesity in children climbing to all time highs now is the time to get everyone involved in their own personal health. Giving your children the foundation to a healthy start in life takes stress off you as a parent. A list of benefits for adults and children are listed below: 

  • Reduces your risk of heart disease, improving blood cholesterol levels and preventing or managing high blood pressure
  • Lowers your risk of diabetes
  • Increases bone strength
  • Boosts energy levels
  • Helps manage stress
  • Improves your ability to fall asleep quickly and sleep well
  • Increases muscles’ strength, improving your ability to do other physical activities
  • Improves self-image and overall sense of well-being
  • Establishes good heart-healthy habits for life

Selflessness Is A Conscious Effort!!

Thinking of someone else might not come naturally at first. But the more often you can put “we” before “me”, the easier it will become. Thoughtfulness is about giving more than you take, and keeping your lover at the forefront of your mind you will start to think automatically of his or her needs and feelings first. This mindful generosity fosters mutual appreciation, respect, and love-creating  the perfect environment for romance and intimacy to flourish.

Make a commitment to doing something thoughtful for your partner a few times a week. That doesn’t mean bringing home chocolates and roses(Although it doesn’t hurt). It simply involves doing something selfless or sweet. Whether it’s making the bed or sending him or her the perfect I love you email for no reason in the middle of the day. Just taking five minutes out your day to do something nice for your partner can improve the climate of your love.

Even when you have everything else on your mind-feeding the children, bills to pay, a job to do– make thoughtfulness toward your lover a priority each and every day. It will create positive changes in your relationship and beyond! Until next time……..

Fight To Love

This is much healthier for your relationship than fighting to win. When couples fight to win, each partner wants satisfaction of being right. But here is the tea:  no matter how you feel, you are always right in feeling that way. There is no wrong or right emotion. Once couples do away with the idea that their feelings aren’t valid unless they win, they can discuss the issue at hand. Don’t waste time placing blame or trying to figure out whose feelings are valid. 

Fights are a healthy part of any relationship, whether you disagree about spending habits or how often you have sex, it’s important to be able to see your partner’s point of view, as well as express your particular needs.

Arguments can often benefit from some space and rest. Sometimes a good night’s sleep can give both of you the patience to better communicate about an issue rather than staying up for hours hashing it out. Even if it means taking 10 minutes to leave the room and cool down. Time apart gives you time to reflect and re-evaluate the situation. Forcing a resolution or continuing an argument until tempers are out of control is never a good idea. AND TAKING YOUR ARGUMENT INTO THE BEDROOM IS NOT SMART EITHER! Your bedroom should be a place of sanctuary, passion, and romance for both of you. Save your arguments for elsewhere, and keep the oiled wrestling and play fighting for the bedroom. Until next time……….

Advice Teusday/ Forgive N Forget

Honesty and trust require forgiveness. Your partner needs to feel that he or she will not be judged or criticized simply for being honest, or admonished for admitting mistakes. We all have flaws, so try not to expect perfection from your partner.
It’s important that you avoid overreacting to minor transgressions. When you attack your partner for making mistakes, you give him or her the message that anything less than perfection is unacceptable to you. This is an impossible ideal for your partner to attain. You don’t have to forgive automatically, but try to make light of small misdemeanors. Focus on your partner’s good points, rather than his or her shortcomings for the good of your relationship. Until next time……..