A young Queensland woman has silenced her doubters by dropping half her body weight, and now she is hoping her story will inspire others. Twelve months ago, Josie Desgrand made a promise to herself to lose weight and gain confidence. "Seeing myself now compared to what I was a year ago, it's insane," Ms Desgrand told 9NEWS.
That's because she's half the girl she used to be - quite literally. Her secret? "I found out that sugar was horrible and sugar was in a lot more things than I thought it was," she said.…
IN THE LAST FEW YEARS, SOME OF US HAVE LEARNT SOME GOOD COPING SKILLS, AND OTHERS ARE REALLY COPING NOT SO WELL. MOST TIMES, YOU CAN'T CHANGE CIRCUMSTANCES FOR THEM, BUT YOU CAN MAYBE MAKE THINGS A LITTLE LIGHTER BY BREAKING UP SOME POSSIBLE RUMINATION AND GIVING THEM SOME TANGIBLE IDEAS TO DISPERSE SOME CLOUDY THOUGHTS. SOMETIMES, JUST A SIMPLE INTERVENTION OF HAVING YOUR COMPANY FOR A WHILE AND DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT CAN BREAK UP A SOMBER STATE OF MIND THAT IS MAKING THEM FEEL SAD, LONELY OR VULNERABLE. IT'S SHOWING THEM SOMEONE CARES, HEY?…
Have you ever had the pleasure of watching Ducks in a Park with a Lake or by a Riverside somewhere? They are friendly little creatures. And they look so Cute, the way they walk with their colorful little web-feet - especially when they congregate close to your feet when you're feeding them.
I've had this experience in a few places through the years (3 Riversides and 3 Parks with artificial Lakes in total). They're such peaceful and happy creatures, and quite friendly, when they get to know you.…
DO YOUR TASTE-BUDS FAVOR GREEK AND ITALIAN CUISINE? MAYBE YOU LIKE OREGANO BUT HAVE NOT HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF TRYING IT FRESH - IT'S REALLY NICE, AND ALL YOU NEED IS A FEW LEAVES. I FOUND THIS EXCELLENT ARTICLE BY A 2nd GENERATION HOME GARDENER WITH LOTS OF EXPERIENCE TODAY. HER NAME IS Amy Andrychowicz from GetBusyGardening.Com
Growing oregano is easier than most people think, and require very little care. In this post, I’ll show you everything you need to know in order to have your biggest and best crop yet!…
YOU WILL FIND TWO DIFFERENT APPROACHES IN THIS ARTICLE TO HELP YOU AND I WISH YOU WELL.
This Is What Your Food Cravings Really Mean
What do your food cravings really mean? Usually, when you crave something, that is your brain signaling that it is lacking a certain nutrient, and so it will automatically gravitate to the things that are easy, un-healthy and leave us wanting more (since the foods we often gravitate to will momentarily satisfy us, however, our brains will keep on firing, and telling us to eat more – since we didn’t give it the proper nutrients – which leads us into the problem of over-eating).…
SOMETIMES THERE IS A LITTLE UNCERTAINTY HOW TO KEEP FRUIT WELL SO IT STAYS FRESH ENOUGH DAYS BEFORE WE GO SHOPPING AGAIN. LOTS OF PEOPLE SIMPLY USE A FRUIT BOWL, PLACING ALL THE FRUIT IN THERE, HOWEVER, IT HAS BEEN DISCOVERED THAT ISN’T SUCH A GOOD IDEA. WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW WHY? AND ALSO THE BEST WAY TO KEEP ALL YOUR FRUITS – WHAT CONDITIONS THEY PREFER TO BE KEPT IN? THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE TASTE FACTOR TOO. LET’S GO!
Why Your Fruit Bowl May Not Be Keeping Your Fruit Fresh
Everyday / By Patrick Wright
If you keep all your fruit in a bowl or on the
kitchen table, you're not alone.…
I LOVE THIS ARTICLE BECAUSE I THINK CHILDREN TODAY SPEND FAR TOO MUCH TIME INDOORS. EVEN LITTLE KIDDIES AND TODDLERS GROW UP BEFORE THEIR TIME WITH SOME OF THE TV PROGRAMS THEY WATCH AND SO MUCH PLAY WITH TECH DEVICES. SOME OUTDOOR LIVING IS HEALTHY FOR KIDS - AND PARENTS TOO. LET'S TAKE SOME GOOD TIPS FROM SOMEONE WHO RELATES WELL WITH CHILDREN, HEY?
While we all know homework is necessary for a child’s
valuable education, spending time outside is just as essential to children’s
physical and mental wellbeing.
But the majority of Aussie kids prefer indoor play despite the many benefits of playing outside on their mood, feelings of satisfaction, creativity and development.…
I Found These In An Article Called 'How to be Happy: Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier'......This Will Also Help You With Parenting, Providing A Healthy Environment For Your Kids.These Positive Traits We Can Develop Make Us More Cheerful And Raise Stronger Kids.
See the positive
Researchers have found that we’re happier when we see the
positive. This doesn’t mean we live in a dream world where we don’t see
ANTS, ANTS, ANTS! THEY WANTED TO TAKE OVER MY TWO NEW GARDEN BEDS I PAID ABOUT $300-400 FOR AND I'VE TOLD THOSE ANTS "THESE GARDEN BEDS ARE FOR MY VEGGIES TO LODGE IN, NOT FOR YOU TO TAKE UP RESIDENCE. THEY'RE NOT FOR YOU, AWAY WITH YOU!" BECAUSE THEY'RE TERRITORIAL CREATURES, I THINK BUT I PAY FOR EXPENSES, SO MY WISHES COME FIRST! MANY PEOPLE ARE FINDING THEM A REAL PROBLEM ON THEIR PATHS AND IN THEIR YARDS AND ARE AFTER NON-TOXIC WAYS OF DEALING WITH THE SITUATION. MOST COMMERCIAL REMEDIES ARE VERY TOXIC BUT I HAVE ADDED TWO REALLY GOOD PRODUCTS THAT WORKED FOR ME, AT THE END OF THIS PAGE.…
By Corey and Andrea Leichty from DoNotDisturbGardening.Com
Bringing more good Tips to you Gardeners and Beginner Gardeners out there from a couple's website I just found while further researching Companion Planting. They have this other article, hey?
Transferring a plant from pot to ground can be like sending
your firstborn child to the first day of school. You pull the plant from the
pot and stare at the root bundle: do you leave it alone, or should you loosen
the roots before planting?
Gardeners should loosen roots before planting. Unless the
plant is a fragile seedling, loosening up the roots and untangling them before
planting helps the plant establish a healthy foundation for future