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The Friday Recipe; Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi Ga)

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The Friday Recipe; Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi Ga) Today something healthy .  Lovely Jackie teaches us how to make a delicious, fresh-tasting Vietnamese chicken salad with fish sauce dressing and crushed peanuts on top. In Vietnam, this salad is called "Goi Ga". Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk. Don't forget to ask about the Summer Special Offer  CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Simple Relaxation

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Simple Relaxation - A Visualization A basic relaxation technique. For more information see http://relaxationsanctuary.blogspot.com/ Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk. Don't forget to ask about the Summer Special Offer  CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

You don’t need to be perfect!

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You don’t need to be perfect! Here is another post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog  at   www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk   and I think you will be inspired by Stephanie's  first video on  YouTube    I never want to be perfect. Perfectionism is over-rated. You don’t need to be perfect. You’re a perfect version of you. We are not made to be perfect. We make mistakes and learn different lessons from the same things. That is what being human is all about. Sure, you can think someone looks perfect or has the perfect lifestyle, but there will be an untold story lying in the midst of this so-called ‘perfection’. As Ollin ( http://ollinmorales.com/ ) has pointed out, the perfection game is rigged and will stop us from getting there; he uses the analogy of a casino in Las Vegas to make his point. It’s not your fault that you can’t get there. As I claim, you are perfect at being you, there’s not another you who can

Healthy Living: Shaking Things Up

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Healthy Living: Shaking Things Up Today's post is from contributor - Natasha Gelder. Natasha is a full time Literature student based in Leeds who is juggling the quests for higher education, money and rock hard abs. She believes exercising is a vital part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should not be seen as a chore.  You can find her blog here http://natashajadegelder.wordpress.com/ We have all lost motivation to do things that are a normal part of our everyday life at one point or another; we all know what it is like when things get stale and boring. The solution that we normally use to rectify such problems is to inject a bit of spice into what has become a routine and shake things up a little bit. I recently got bored with the gym, my workouts were getting repetitive and I felt as though I was not receiving as much support and advice as I possibly should have been. It was not just a bad week that I was having but more of a bad month; rather than moping aro

Healthy Lifestyle: Simple Exercises To Do At Home - Walking

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Healthy Lifestyle: Simple Exercises To Do At Home - Walking Get started walking at home with this complete workout by Leslie Sansone. Warm up followed by workout then cool down recovery ending with stretching. Wendy Smith  is a career consultant, life coach and business coach with depth of experience in helping people lead happier lives and feel more fulfilled. She has worked in man agement as well as coaching and personal development, as well as starting up her own businesses. That means she is equally at home helping clients find a new career direction, starting-up a new business or dealing with life’s more challenging personal issues.  Need help finding work, with problems at work, at home or with relationships? B ook a FREE coaching session with Wendy or find out more at this link  

Friday Recipe - Jerk Chicken for Carnival

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Friday Recipe - Jerk Chicken for Carnival As this is about to be Carnival weekend in London I thought we better have a Jerk Chicken recipe - here it is and it comes with music - now its time to start winin' round your kitchen. And I've heard i f you add green onions and one clove of minced garlic with a splash of dark beer.........you will be rock'in!!!! Eat with fried (festival) dumpling or rice and peas! Vauno's Jerk Chicken Seasoning Mix: 3 tbsp jerk seasoning - cool runnings 4 tbsp jerk seasoning - irie 2 1/2 tbsp garlic salt 1/2 tbsp oxtail seas - irie 1 tbsp all purpose - irie 2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp curry  1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp paprika 2 tbsp white sugar if you cannot get the jerk chicken seasonings, then buy the two darkest ones you can find. You can find Meeka Jael & Juvaun Ivauno at   http://www.realgoddesses.com/ Music by: Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock  Barrington Levy - Here I Come Wendy is the Th

Travel with Kendra:Stress-Free Travel Tips

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Travel with Kendra: Stress-Free Travel Tips Today we have a guest post from the much travelled Kendra Thornton. Now she is a full time  mother of 3. Before being promoted to the full time position of Mommy, she was the Orbitz director of communications and had the opportunity to travel all around the world. Kendra is a great person to give us tips for travelling  happily  and staying healthy! If you are a woman who enjoys  travelling   but hates the stress of planning each and every aspect of your journey, these tips can assist you in obtaining a balanced and peaceful travel experience. When planning to head out of town, whether you are  travelling  to a faraway exotic location or a destination nearby, vacation is a time when you should be able to unwind, settle down and relax without the constant stress of everyday life following you along the way. While it is important to not over-plan your vacation, having certain things taken care of before you depart can provide you wit

Creating Rainbows

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Creating Rainbows Here is another post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog  at   www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk   and I think you will be inspired by Stephanie's  first video on  YouTube    My theory on life – It has to rain a lot in a life before the sun pokes its head through the clouds. There’s no saying how long the rain could last for or how many clouds will gather above you. Life is unpredictable But please remember, beautiful things blossom from the rain and they take time to do this, so don’t think you’re losing time. You are right where you need to be at this moment in time. The rain might last for a day, a week, a month, a few months, a year or a few (etc.) but the sun will rise again, and you’ll realise that everything that has happened to you in your life has been leading up to this moment. So learn to dance in the rain. It’s the best thing about the rain. And learning to hurdle over thin

Healthy Living: Reasons to Get Fit in Groups

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Healthy Living: Reasons to Get Fit in Groups Today's post is from contributor - Natasha Gelder. Natasha is a full time Literature student based in Leeds who is juggling the quests for higher education, money and rock hard abs. She believes exercising is a vital part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should not be seen as a chore. As the majority of us already know, it is much easier to break a promise that you have made to yourself than it is to break a promise that you have made to somebody else.  For many the thought of letting someone down is often worse than keeping a promise that you regret making. This is a good approach to have when it comes to exercising, as the thought of disappointing a friend can often be worse than the thought of that 7am run that you scheduled together. If you have made a promise to a friend then you will be more inclined to drag yourself out of bed and put on your running shoes than you would be if you were simply going for a run alo

Feeling Stressed: How To Calm Down In 10 Seconds

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Feeling Stressed: How To Calm Down In 10 Seconds This video is from Steve Pavilanis, the author of the popular anxiety self-help book "A Life Less Anxious." Steve suffered for over 5 years from Panic Attacks and Extreme Social Anxiety. Now he helps others. Visit:  http://www.ALifeLessAnxious.com  for your Free 23-Page Guide. Visit him on Facebook:  http://www.Facebook.com/ALifeLessAnxious   to get the first 55-pages of his award-winning book "A Life Less Anxious" for Free. Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own

Hanging Onto Stars

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Hanging Onto Stars Here is another post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog  at   www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk   and I think you will be inspired by Stephanie's  first video on  YouTube    There is nothing wrong with hanging onto things. Be they people, ideas, memories or something else. But one day there will come a time when you need to ask why. Why you’re holding onto someone when they obviously won’t change, why you are holding onto that particular idea, why you want that memory to repeat or why you’re holding onto the particular product? And your answer will most likely be ‘Just in case.’ What I recommend for moving forward instead of backwards or standing still, when hanging onto people and/or memories is to believe and confirm to yourself (either out loud or silently) that you deserve better. The male/female in question has either betrayed your trust/love in some way or is about to. You deserve

Healthy Living:The Benefits of Yoga

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Healthy Living:The Benefits of Yoga Today's post is from contributor - Natasha Gelder. Natasha is a full time Literature student based in Leeds who is juggling the quests for higher education, money and rock hard abs. She believes exercising is a vital part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should not be seen as a chore. Over the last couple of months I have started experimenting with Yoga. I have been a fan of Pilates for a while now so I thought I would branch out and see what all the fuss was about. Many people dismiss yoga as an easy option and claim that it is not a ‘proper’ workout due to its lack of high intensity cardiovascular activity. Many people assume it is entirely made up of the meditation and breathing techniques that are part and parcel of Yoga. Although these techniques are a crucial part of the practice, there are many more elements involved. The large focus on breathing exercises may be deemed as ‘pointless’, but the techniques enable you to sy

Centering Meditation with Esther Teule

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Centering Meditation with Esther Teule Esther Teule guides you through a centering meditation.  This can be helpful to ground yourself and draw the energy back into yourself when life is becoming a bit demanding and busy. It can be used as a centering before your yoga practice or before any activity when you want to be fully yourself. More meditation with Esther here: http://www.ekhartyoga.com/teachers/es... Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home. CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and s

Amazing Arab Street Food! - How to make Martabak (Mutabak)

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Amazing Arab Street Food! - How to make Martabak (Mutabak)  Mutabak or Martabak is a street food which originated in southern Saudi Arabia and Yemen and its name in Arabic  (مطبق) means “folded.” It spread to Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei, where it is even more popular than in Arabia and has many variations, including a sweet and a savory version. The matabak that is found on the streets of Sana’a is usually and egg or cheese version, but you can add a variety of fillings. For this recipe, the cook added ground meat. Ingredients Dough 3 cups bread flour ¾ cup water 1/3 cup oil 1 1/4 tsp. salt 1 egg Extra oil Filling ½ onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced ½ lb. ground meat ½ tomato, finely diced Pinch of spices- I added cumin, coriander, ground black pepper, ground red chili powder 1 cup finely chopped leek (or green onion) 4 eggs Salt to taste – about a ½ tsp. A couple tablespoons of white c

Lower Your Blood Pressure With Isometric Exercises

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Lower Your Blood Pressure With Isometric Exercises Recently researchers from the American Heart Association looked at ways to lower blood  pressure . They were surprised to find that doing a series of isometric hand-grip exercises lowered blood pressure by 10%! The exercises are very simple; just hold a stress ball (or any toy foam ball) in your hand and squeeze firmly for 10 seconds, breathing deeply and evenly. Rest and repeat five times. You can buy foam balls in toy shop but I rather like squeezy Stress Ball Paul from Amazon. And some find him very helpful in other ways; "He sits on my desk and inspires me not to let certain people get to me. He reminds me that I'm not that person who gives in anymore. I am stronger." Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@w

Fears

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Fears Here is another post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog at   www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk   and I think you will be inspired by Stephanie's  first video on YouTube    What’s stopping you from doing what you want to right now?  Well, for a lot of us, fear undermines what we want to do. Money and other things stopping us are not nearly as big as this fear of being wrong that we have developed. We have developed it as a species. Teachers’ mark in red pen with a cross next to everything that we get wrong as a child. So it’s inbred into us. A constant fear of being wrong, in the wrong place at the wrong time or having anything wrong with us. It’s no one’s fault we feel like this. But it’s time to stand up to this! What are we fearing? As Jack Canfield puts it: everyone has an ‘unfounded fear of rejection.’ And why? Because every failure we experience and have ever experienced is marked by someth

Healthy Living - Fuelling Your Body

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Healthy Living - Fuelling Your Body Today's post is from contributor - Natasha Gelder. ;Natasha is a full time Literature student based in Leeds who is juggling the quests for higher education, money and rock hard abs. She believes exercising is a vital part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should not be seen as a chore. Over the last few weeks I have been writing articles focusing on exercise, this week, however, I am going to focus on nutrition and how to fuel your body properly in order to get the most from your work outs and just feel good in general. I don’t need to lecture you on how important diet is when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it is obvious. If you want to lose weight then crash dieting is not the answer, yes you may lose weight initially but this will just be water weight and muscle mass that you are losing. You will hit a point where your body goes into starvation mode and as soon as you begin eating normally again you will regai