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The best homemade ice packs

Make flexible ice packs that will shape around body parts by mixing 2/3 water and 1/3 isopropyl alcohol in heavy duty freezer bags. Place in freezer between uses. The alcohol prevents the water from freezing solid leaving it in a more 'squishy' and flexible state. I always have a few of these in ...

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perimeter shopping

By focusing the majority of my grocery shopping on the perimeter of the store I am more likely to make healthier choices and purchase fewer over processed, prepackaged foods.

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Slow down

To help slow down your eating and allow your body to feel full on less food put down your fork between bites of food. By eating more slowly you allow your brain the time to receive the full signal from the stomach.

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Fake it

So many times when I just 'don't feel like exercising' my daughter will tell me to just start it or if you had started it when you first started talking about 'doing it' you'd be well on your way by now. If I 'fake it' and just get going I often times can't stop and feel so good afterwards

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