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postheadericon How to Curb Your Addiction to News

How to Curb Your Addiction to News

Three Methods:Taking Immediate ActionAddressing Your AddictionRestoring Balance to Your LifeCommunity Q&A Addiction to news has become more prevalent with the increase in news channels and sources. Constantly following the news may make you feel connected to the world, but you are actually less engaged with real life. Worst of all, news stories may not be an accurate portrayal of events, are designed to hook viewers for advertising dollars, and perpetuate a catastrophic mindset. If you apply some practical tips, and resolve the underlying cause of your addiction, you will restore…

postheadericon How to Cultivate and Facilitate Reiki Circles

How to Cultivate and Facilitate Reiki Circles

People from all walks of life, all socioeconomic classes, political divisions, cultural and religious backgrounds, come together to share in the giving and receiving of healing energy. You might meet together as strangers, and then after only two hours, you’ve bonded through a mutual exchange and respect for a force that is much greater than each individual. Here is how to cultivate and facilitate reiki circles. 1 Learn what a Reiki Circle is. For those new to Reiki, a circle, or share, is a group of Reiki practitioners simultaneously practicing…

postheadericon How to Cry Without People Knowing

How to Cry Without People Knowing

Three Methods:Crying in PrivateCrying SilentlyHiding the Fact That You’ve Been CryingCommunity Q&A Depending on your culture, crying in public may or may not be a socially acceptable behavior. Fortunately, if you do find yourself in a situation where you feel that you need to cry, but don’t want anyone to know, there are some things you can do to hide it. Method 1 Crying in Private 1 Wait until you are alone. This may be difficult, but if you feel that you need to cry, try to wait until you…

postheadericon How to Create Your Own Yoga Routine

How to Create Your Own Yoga Routine

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that utilizes asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), and meditation to strengthen and stretch the body, create balance and harmony and calm the mind. If you enjoy yoga but don’t have the time or money to take a class, creating your own yoga routine to do at home may be an option for you. However, it’s important to realize that yoga incorporates many different styles and poses, and finding the right fit for your needs will take time, research, and practice. Read the following steps…

postheadericon How to Apply for a Disability Reconsideration

How to Apply for a Disability Reconsideration

Three Parts:Applying for Reconsideration of a Medical DenialRequesting Reconsideration of a Non-Medical DenialGetting AssistanceCommunity Q&A The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers benefits for people who are disabled. In order to qualify, you must have worked a sufficient amount of time and meet the agency’s definition of disabled. If your application is rejected, you may ask for reconsideration. When SSA reconsiders your application, your claim is completely reviewed by someone who did not participate in the original denial. You may submit new evidence to bolster your claim.[1] Part 1 Applying for…

postheadericon How to Create Your Own Diet for Weight Loss

How to Create Your Own Diet for Weight Loss

Designing your own diet to lose weight is a great idea. Create a diet following your own taste preferences as much as possible, while still allowing you to lose. Although you may think you want a drastic change, an avalanche of new regimens is unrealistic and rarely gets you to your goal. The ideal is small changes in a healthy direction over time. This method takes thought and planning, but it works. 1 Find out what your diet is now. 2 Keep a careful food diary for seven “normal” days….

postheadericon How to Create Your Own Diet Plan

How to Create Your Own Diet Plan

Four Methods:Understanding Nutritional RequirementsCustomizing Your DietCreating Your MealsEnsuring Your SuccessCommunity Q&A Have you tried what seems to be thousands of different diet plans? Have all of them been unsuccessful? Then stop picking cookie-cutter diet plans. Do some research, fix up some meals, and follow some simple guidelines. Create your own diet plan and be on your way to either losing or maintaining weight. Method 1 Understanding Nutritional Requirements 1 Determine the amount of calories you need. Your daily caloric intake depends on your age, sex, weight, height, and activity level….

postheadericon How to Create Sustainable Happiness

How to Create Sustainable Happiness

Sustainable happiness is about recognizing that your happiness is interconnected with other people and the natural environment. Our daily actions and choices can contribute to our own well-being, and that of others. However, our choices can also detract from our well-being, the well-being of other people or the natural environment. Sustainable happiness can lead you to a healthy, sustainable lifestyle and greater life satisfaction. 1 Create your happy list. Take 10 minutes to write down all the things that make you happy, including people, places, nature, pets, accomplishments, work, physical…

postheadericon How to Apply First Aid without Bandages

How to Apply First Aid without Bandages

Four Methods:Assessing VitalsPreventing InfectionControlling BleedingImmobilizing a Potential FractureCommunity Q&A Most injuries happen as a result of an accidental or unexpected event. Most of us are unprepared with first aid kits at the ready. This leaves us in the predicament of having to treat our wound or injury with whatever is available until we can get to either the drug store to purchase bandages and other supplies or to a hospital in the case of a more serious trauma. In order to meet the primary tenets of basic first aid—stabilize vital…