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Getting married is a great motivator to get in amazing shape. Every bride wants to flaunt a slim and trim figure on their wedding day. If you are struggling to shed excess weight from your body and feel like you are in a losing battle, do not despair. It is true that weight loss is something that cannot be achieved overnight. However, with proper planning and right measures, you can lose weight healthily and get a fabulous body before your big day. The following tips will help you reduce your waistline so that you can fit amazingly in...

Like most people, I often feel that I am a victim of modern life. Family, friends and work all consume a large proportion of my time in any given week and finding the time to do anything purely for myself can be downright tricky and in most cases impossible. With life hurtling along at 100mph it is often nice to slow things down and try some mindfulness techniques to try and gain some perspective. As an avid user of Twitter, I recently became aware of a new meditation app produced by Headspace that would allow me to do just that. The...

Making the right decision when you choose your contact lenses can make a big difference to your life. You can choose from a range of different contacts these days, but some of them will be better suited to certain lifestyles. Here are a few considerations when choosing your contact lenses to help you make the right decision for your own lifestyle. Active Lifestyle Many people choose to wear contact lenses rather than glasses if they lead an active lifestyle. If you regularly take part in sports activities, you will probably know that...

Although Orlando is notorious for its thrilling theme parks, there is also a wealth of other wonderful activities that can be enjoyed in this exciting city. So if being thrown in every direction on a roller-coaster isn’t your thing, you’ll be pleased to know that you can enjoy all manner of experiences in Orlando, from strolling through picturesque botanic gardens to making friends with some of the world’s rarest animals. Our list of alternative things to do in Orlando should help kick-start your dream Floridian getaway. Wekiwa...

You’re all ready for your well-deserved, long-awaited tropical adventure and are looking forward to enjoying the sun and coming back looking all tanned and healthy. Before driving to the airport though, have a look at this checklist and make sure you are equipped for the local weather.It could save your holiday! Sun Lotion This might be obvious. Whatever the color of your skin, you will need to protect it from the powerful sunrays. Take a lotion with a high protection factor with you and make sure to apply it a few times a day before...

Taking a road trip to your vacation spot can be fun, but that’s as long as you don’t run into any problems along the way. Car trouble can bring your trip to a dead stop, so it is important that you get your ride checked out before you take to the road for a long trip. Here are five tips on what you should do to your car before embarking on your road adventure. Change Your Oil  This is a good habit to get into when preparing for a long road trip. Oil changes are routine maintenance for your car and don’t cost too much, so make sure...

While many people planning for retirement tend to think about their finances – drawing from pensions, sorting out appropriate life insurance, paying off the mortgage for example – money is only one side of the retirement story. Older people also need to think about how to lead an interesting, fulfilling life after putting the days of full-time work behind them. So, what options are available to you when you retire? Working part-time While the amount of hours involved in full-time work may not longer appeal to you, the prospect...

Soon we’ll be preparing for the fright night of October – Halloween. Kids will be wandering around in ill-fitted cloaks, clothes, multi-packs of candy will be rapidly scanned through the tills, and in support of dedicated all year round veggies, Pumpkin sales will rocket. Halloween is the scene of gruesome gratification for all things horror, yet there are a few people that wish to take the jest of evil and turn it into an actual probability. The Typical Antics: Egging For many mischievous youngsters ‘egging’ is like an urban...

Pantone… You probably heard about it but can’t remember what it means or, on the contrary, you’re a design freak and this name means everything for you. Pantone is the name of the North-American company that has defined the color trends since 1962, when the firm was founded. For more than 50 years, Pantone has been outlining the tones used by professionals all over the world, helping them get their colors straight. Every year, the company creates a “color bible” where each old or new tone has a sample and a corresponding number....

If you’re thinking about buying a new television, surround sound speakers or if you have been contemplating installing a cinema in your home, you have probably spent a lot of time researching the kit you might buy. You might have read reviews, blogs and magazines to make sure the money you spend on your new system is going to get you the best return, and create the best home viewing set-up. What many fail to take into consideration is the acoustic set-up of their new systems. You could spend a fortune on a new speaker system – but...