Keeping the bills paid, rent covered, and food on the table can be difficult even in the best of times when employed, let alone when unemployed. Money becomes tight and saving accounts quickly become drained. It is important to not become discouraged when unemployed, but after receiving no calls back from employers and facing rejection time and time again, it can be difficult to keep going....read more
More and more parents these days are taking up the option to home school their kids. Historically, homeschooling was the norm for children, as only wealthy, upper-class parents could afford the use of a teacher or private tutor. Over the years, however, institutionalized education became more popular, and eventually became the norm. There were always parents on the fringes who still...read more
Guacamole is a relatively simple dish, often served as a topping for tacos, enchiladas and other foods, or as a dip served with warm tortilla chips. Despite its simplicity, people seem to love a great guacamole. Of all the Mexican food dishes one could prepare, guacamole is by far the simplest to make and most difficult to get wrong. Because guacamole is so popular, a quick search online will...read more
Prepaid debit cards are one of the many different types of financial products available to consumers today. Typically, these cards are geared toward individuals with a poor credit history or those who have not yet established a credit history. Purchasing or enrolling in a prepaid debit card program allows the customer to purchase items anywhere the card is accepted, including online...
Most everyone has heard of the Atkins' diet by now - a diet where carbs are cut very low, while fat and protein is increased. And, while it might sound like the road to clogged arteries and weight gain, it has actually been proven to be a wildly successful diet plan. In several studies comparing low-fat diets to low-carb diets, those following low carb diets actually tend to lose more weight...read more
Trying to get the most out of your exercise regimen can be difficult if you are pushing yourself too hard for just a few days out of the week and finding yourself tempted to skip days due to the levels of exhaustion that you hit. There is also the issue of time consumption as it is very difficult to set aside a few hours all at once to just exercise. Even worse is when you find yourself...
The benefits to walking on a regular basis are great and almost innumerable. More often than not, you will find more benefit to your health by taking up walking on a daily basis than by trying to diet. The idea behind walking is very simple, you can do a lot of aerobic movement and exercise without exhausting yourself. Another major benefit is that being exposed to fresh air and the...read more
The word disability encompasses various conditions and physical limitations. A disability may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional , developmental, or any combination of these. Thousands of people live with disabilities every day. Whether they were born with it or their disability was due to a life event that came later in life. Living with a disabilities doesn't mean...read more
Mark Twain once said, "Quitting smoking is easy. I've done it a thousand times". Many people have tried to quit smoking countless times, but are drawn back to the smoky allure of a cigarette. Most smokers are aware of the health implications that are associated with smoking cigarettes yet continue to come back to it like a bad relationship that they know is bad for them. If you...read more
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau 71% of U.S. households have internet service. This is up from 19% in 1997, 50% in 2001, and 62% in 2007. The data would back up the claim that every year the internet is increasingly becoming more ingrained into the lifestyle of the average American. So many...read more
There is no question that the introduction and use of computers has completely changed the way people live their lives. In comparison to the slow, monotonous, and personality driven culture of the 1950s, the changes experienced by the public in the last two decades of the 20th century are mindboggling. The incredibly rapid advancement of technology has allowed a complete revamping of business...read more
One of the easiest ways to lose weight is to drink water. It is a great resource and our body feeds off of it to function. Water is an essential resource used to hydrate the body and enact certain brain and muscle functions that are not stimulated by any other nutrients. Since water makes up the greatest percentage of anything in the body, it is only natural to need enough water to function as...read more