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Modern Institute of Reflexology. When Donna M.

Modern Institute of Reflexology

Bean of Gwinnett County, Georgia, decided to train with Modern Institute and become a Reflexologist ... she ran into governmental regulations that required a reflexologist become licensed as a Massage Therapist. Here is her story: I was asked to write my story about overcoming ill conceived governmental reflexology regulations in order to inspire others to follow their heart when confronted with such barriers. I want to let people know that just because someone says something, or the government makes a law, that doesn’t mean you can’t change it. So, here’s my recent experience with such rules and regulations.Well, as most of you know, I have been trying to get a business license in Gwinnett County for Reflexology. When I first called the county I was told I needed a certification, three letters of recommendation from registered voters in the county I live in, and I had to complete the application for the license.

23 Ways to Eat Better. Most of us know we should be eating more produce each day (at least five servings, we're contractually obligated to tell you). But it also seems that our produce palate is about as exciting as a pair of basic khakis. According to a recent study based on government nutritional data, we're coming up short in terms of eating a variety of fruit and vegetable colors: Sixty-nine percent of Americans don't get enough green; 78 percent don't get enough red; 86 percent don't get enough white; 88 percent don't get enough purple/blue; and 79 percent don't get enough yellow/orange.

We tend to eat the same produce over and over again. This skew toward bland means we're missing out on a lot more than just good-tasting food. "There are unique phytochemicals, or plant chemicals, that vary from color to color. When it comes to selecting produce, there's no one tint that rises above the rest. A guide to spring vegetables - artichokes. This is a funny one to write because we’re a house divided when it comes to artichokes.

A guide to spring vegetables - artichokes

I love them even with all the prep work they necessitate, Ulysses hates them. 18 Foods That Help Fight PMS. Shutterstock PMS has a bad reputation with very good reason.

18 Foods That Help Fight PMS

Bloating, headaches, moodiness—even if you don't experience them all, it only takes one symptom to throw off your whole day. But there are actually a ton of foods that can provide you with healthy nutrients and help alleviate some of your PMS symptoms. Get ready to put Mother Nature in her place by satisfying your cravings and conquering your symptoms at the same time: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, and Artichokes It seems counterintuitive to conquer menstrual bloating with fiber, which is known to fill you up, but high-fiber veggies can actually ease bloating. MORE: 15 High-Fiber Foods to Keep You Full and Satisfied Wheat Berry, Quinoa, and Popcorn Do you ever feel like you literally have ants in your pants while PMSing?

Grilled Salmon, Fortified Eggs, and Chia Seeds If your period also brings a case of the blues along monthly, add a dose of omega-3s. MORE: 15 Tricks to Sleep Better Eggs Those PMS cravings are no joke. 16 Songs And Mixes For When You're Sick Of Your Workout Music. The Waist-Slimming, Lower Ab Workout. Stretches For a Sore Neck With Pictures. Facial Exercises. Image by mod as hell via FlickrFacial exercises promote a smooth and wrinkle free skin.

Facial Exercises

As facial muscles loose firmness, the facial exercise helps in toning the facial muscles. Facial exercise is an inexpensive way for you to strengthen facial muscles and increase tone for a more youthful appearance.1. Eyes: Sit with your eyes closed and relaxed. While keeping your eyes closed, look down and look up as far as possible. Repeat this face exercise for ten to fifteen times. Sit straight with your eyes closed and relaxed. 3. 4. 5. 6. Remember that facial exercise is about skin, not muscles. No anti-aging regimen would be complete without a balanced diet containing adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables, use of an effective sunscreen, and some moderate exercise for the total body.

Resources: Fitness Health Zone, Best Skin care world,Living Strong. One Exercise To End “Lower Belly Pooch” Even very lean women can have a little “pooch” on their lower bellies.

One Exercise To End “Lower Belly Pooch”

Check out these bikini models that have what my daughter calls a “pooch”: These models are lean, heck – you can see their ribs! So what causes that little bulge in the lower belly? Is it something they ate hanging around in their digestive system? Maybe. But if your diet is on point, you’re lean, you’re working hard… What can cause the pooch? Simple: tight hip flexors. Chin Workout. Many individuals exercise every day but forget one important body area -- the face and neck.

Chin Workout

Exercising your chin tones the muscles of your lower face, your jawline and your neck for a more youthful appearance. Exercise the muscles of your lower face and chin on a daily basis and you may benefit from the natural facelift results that you could begin to see in a matter of weeks. The chin lift exercises multiple small muscles that make up the lower portion of the face, including the hyoglossus, the mylohyoid and the platysma, the large muscle flap that extends from your chin down along the front of your throat. Toning these muscles purportedly slims the front part of the neck and chin where they join. Start with your head and neck in a relaxed position. Get rid of your double chin by performing focused exercises in the front of the neck area. The lion pose helps tone and exercise all the muscles of the face, but also targets the lower jaw, chin and neckline.