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If your life seems humdrum or stuck in a rut, it's time to do something off the wall just for the fun of it, like celebrating ITLAPD (International Talk Like a Pirate Day), which is today, by peppering your talk with lots of "Arrrr!", "Yo Ho!", Avast!", and "Shiver Me Timbers!", and encouraging others to join you.
If I wake up in the middle of the night, and can't go back to sleep, instead of tossing and turning in bed and wondering "WHY?", I go ahead and get up, take care of a few little chores or read for a while (something pleasant, not disturbing), and maybe even have a piece of fruit or glass of water, and then I can climb back into bed and usually fall right asleep.
On a hot day, Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap is the perfect liquid accessory for the most amazing shower ever. If you need a shower to wake up, it makes your whole day refreshing and new. Talk about energizing!
I keep a stash of garbage can liners (a dozen or so- refilling as necessary) in the bottom of my garbage can under the open bag currently in use. That way, whenever the bag is full, I just tie it shut, lift it out, and reach down to the bottom to get a fresh one, and immediately re-line the can.
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