Paper Planner Or Digital Diary? How To Choose. You are here: Home > Paper Planner Or Digital Diary? How To Choose. 93 Flares 93 Flares × People ask such great questions on my Facebook page. I do a lot of long term planning and while the paper planner works just fine there are also advantages to using a digital planner such as outlook or calendar (for mac). I think most people who like to be organized have wondered the same thing. The perfect diary planner system – whether digital, paper, or a combination – will depend on the person. Not only that, but the ideal solution may change over time with different life situations and preferences. But in choosing among the diary and planner options, these 2 suggestions will help. Diaries And Planners: Choosing Between Paper And Digital 1. One definite no-no of diary systems is to use multiple places to record dates and appointments. Instead, use one place to record everything specific - such as appointments, reminders, and contacts. So which one system should you use? 2. What I Use What About You?
Eggs and Cholesterol - How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat? Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. Just imagine… a whole egg contains all the nutrients needed to turn a single cell into an entire baby chicken. However, eggs have gotten a bad reputation because the yolks are high in cholesterol. In fact, a single medium sized egg contains 186 mg of cholesterol, which is 62% of the recommended daily intake. People believed that if you ate cholesterol, that it would raise cholesterol in the blood and contribute to heart disease. But it turns out that it isn’t that simple. Let me explain how that works… How Your Body Regulates Cholesterol Levels Cholesterol is often seen as a negative word. When we hear it, we automatically start thinking of medication, heart attacks and early death. But the truth is that cholesterol is a very important part of the body. It is also used to make steroid hormones like testosterone, estrogen and cortisol. Without cholesterol, we wouldn’t even exist. Bottom Line: The liver produces large amounts of cholesterol.
73 Kitchen Hacks to Save Time, Get Organized, and Stay Sane So maybe you think you’ve got it all figured out. You’re the MacGyver of the kitchen — spatula in one hand two eggs in the other. Crack, separate, and plop goes the egg in the bowl… with a bit of shell. The horror! Food Storage 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Peeling, Pitting, and Removing 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Food Prep Photo: Michelle@TNS 29. 30. 31. 32. Photo by Perry Santanachote 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. Cooking/Baking 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. Reheating/Leftovers Photo by Kate Morin 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. Freezing Photo: Renee S. 53. 54. 55.
Go Nuts: Eating Them Could Help You Live Longer Eating a handful of nuts each day could help you live a longer and healthier life, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday. [READ: Obama Signs Law That Could Help Kids With Food Allergies] Those who ate a handful of nuts each day, approximately the recommended 1.5-ounce serving, had a 20 percent lower chance of dying from any cause during a 30-year period, compared with those who did not eat nuts every day. Additionally, the researchers saw a 29 percent reduction in the number of deaths that resulted from heart disease - the leading cause of death in the United States - and an 11 percent reduction in the risk of dying from cancer. The reduction in mortality was similar in both peanuts and different types of "tree nuts," such as walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios and pine nuts. [MORE: Gaps in Health Insurance Slow U.S. And contrary to popular belief, those who ate nuts more often were also leaner. "There's something unique about nuts.
4 Ways to Stay Focused Edit Article Getting OrganizedStaying MotivatedImproving Your FocusAdopting an Alpha State Edited by MindWatch, Rob S, Foxglove, BR and 36 others Staying focused can help you accomplish almost anything, from studying for a test to finishing your work an hour early. Staying focused can help improve your professional life, help you listen to people better, and also help you come up with a solution to problems at a quicker speed. Ad Steps Method 1 of 4: Getting Organized 1Keep an organized space. 4Make time for breaks. Method 2 of 4: Staying Motivated 1Find your purpose. 3Repeat your "focus mantra." Method 3 of 4: Improving Your Focus 1Improve your focus stamina. 6Avoid too much caffeine. Method 4 of 4: Adopting an Alpha State 1Sit up straight in a chair in a relaxing position, back straight, feet flat on the floor, and arms resting on either your lap or an arm rest. 2Close your eyes. 5Focus. Tips
10 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on Paleo - Paleo Plan Tell me if this sounds familiar. You heard about Paleo from someone who lost weight effortlessly on Paleo. They told you Paleo was amazing, the food tasted great, you could eat bacon (omg!), and that they ate as much food as they wanted and they just…. LOST WEIGHT! So you decided to try it for yourself, and in the first week you lost 7 pounds… 7 freaking pounds. You figured you were on an easy peasy downhill ride to your optimal size. What the? Is this you? I’ve talked to a lot of Paleo people, and I’ve learned a lot from them (and myself) over the years about failing to lose fat, even on Paleo. A lot of this info is being borrowed from another similar post I wrote on this topic here. 1. I just had a conversation with my beautiful cousin, Meg about calories. I’ve had the same thing happen over and over in my own life. Then I usually end up going to myfitnesspal.com and log what I eat for a few days to see the damage. So. 2. 3. I sleep with ear plugs in every night. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
How to Use Key Rings, Washers & Lace to Make Chic Accessories The bracelet is back. We're not sure that it went anywhere, but we've been seeing so many fun and creative takes on friendship bracelets, bangles, wrap bracelets, and more that we've decided that this summer is officially a DIY bracelet renaissance. Materials: - small washers - small key rings - lace trim or ribbon - scissors - tape The materials for this one couldn't be simpler. For this bracelet, we'll use 5 washers and about 12 inches of lace trim. Use tape to create a needle or shoelace end on one end of your trim. Now, pull your ribbon up over the second washer and weave it through the first washer. Pull it all the way through, and then weave back through your second washer. To fasten, simply tie an adorable bow around your wrist. Done! For the second bracelet, we used two pieces of lace trim and some extra small key rings leftover from our DIY Camera Strap. Use the tape to attach the two pieces of trim together, and repeat the steps above.
Scotland and rUK both successor states after independence says academic Sunday, 20 January 2013 11:42 By Bob Duncan A leading American professor of international law has said that Scotland and the remainder of the UK (rUK) will be treated as "co-equal successor states" in the event of independence. Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, Professor David Scheffer suggested that both would be treated equally by the European Union in the event of a Yes vote in the independence referendum and that a "pathway" would be constructed to ensure continued membership of both with minimal upheaval. Professor Scheffer (pictured), who is a former Special Advisor to Madeleine Albright at the United Nations and the first US Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues during Bill Clinton's second term in office, now lectures at North Western University School of Law. Speaking on Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme on Saturday he said that Scotland's transition into an independent member of the EU should be clear. You must be logged-in in order to post a comment.
Infographic: Calories of Common Alcoholic Beverages | UPMC HealthBeat The holidays are just months away, and for many of us, the celebration also means you’ll be having a few adult beverages with friends and family. Sipping on those yummy holiday-inspired concoctions can be fun, but they’ll also rack up the calories in a flash. While we’re not quite ready to break out the Christmas decorations, it’s never too early to plan your defense against holiday overindulgence. Discover how many calories are in your favorite drinks so you can make wiser choices during the upcoming holiday season and into the new year. However pleasant the occasional cold beer, chilled glass of wine, or sweet cocktail may be, it’s also important to note that drinking alcohol can have negative effects on your body and overall health. By understanding the amount of calories in your favorite alcoholic drinks, you can make smarter decisions when hitting the bar at your next holiday gathering, so that you’re mentally and physically fit when entering 2015!
Scottish Independence: a Question of International Law or of the EU’s “New Legal Order”? (Part I) Monday, 11 February, may prove to be a decisive day in Holyrood’s quest for independence. David Cameron presented a prelude of sorts on Sunday evening, issuing a statement which proclaimed: “Britain works well. Why break it?” The Scottish Government responded quickly by releasing, first thing on Monday morning, a report prepared by the Fiscal Commission Working Group attesting to the economic viability of an independent Scotland. However, given the UK’s recurring refrain and the tone of their Report on “Devolution and the Implications of Scottish Independence”, released later that day, the Working Group’s recommendations and proposal to keep the pound sounded a discordant note. Crawford and Boyle’s legal opinion, “Referendum on the Independence of Scotland – International Law Aspects”, was published in annex to the Report. This is, in my view, the correct approach. Crawford and Boyle present three possible legal outcomes of Scottish independence: 1. 2. 3.
Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter Style Chicken) Recipe 1 Brown the chicken: Rinse chicken and pat dry. Season the chicken pieces on all sides with salt. Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Working in batches so that you don't crowd the pan, place the chicken pieces skin side down in the pan. Remove chicken to a bowl, set aside. 2 Sauté the onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, garlic: Add the sliced onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms to the pan. Cook until the onions are translucent, and the mushrooms have given up most of their moisture, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic to the pan and cook a minute more. 3 Deglaze pan with wine, add tomatoes, spices: Add the wine and scrape up any browned bits at the bottom of the pan. Stir in the pepper, thyme, oregano, and about a teaspoon of salt. 4 Add chicken back to pan, partially cover, cook until tender: Place the chicken pieces on top of the tomatoes and onions, skin side up. Cook the chicken on a low simmer, turning and basting from time to time.
50 answers for the No campaign (Now to questions typed by someone with a rudimentary command of written English.) Because as we know “Better Together” will have quite a lot of trouble coming up with any coherent replies, we’ve had a bash ourselves while we wait for them to get started. 1. What new powers is Holyrood guaranteed in the event of a No vote? None. 2. No. 3. Probably not good, we’re guessing. 4. No. 5. 6. Just over 20,000. 7. You say that like it’s a bad thing. 8. Projections suggest somewhere between £1.5 trn and £1.8 trn. 9. 10. Fewer than there are now. 11. Somewhere between £8bn and £10bn. 12. If Scottish per-capita spending was reduced to match the UK average, then the reduction would be £1,200 per head x 5.3m people = £6.4bn a year. 13. According to George Osborne, at least £0.2bn. 14. 15. 16. 17. “This page cannot be found.” 18. No. 19. Those laid out in the Scotland Act 2012. 20. Those laid out in the Scotland Act 2012. 21. See question 7. 22. 23. None. 24. None. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36.
15 Reasons Why Tequila Is Actually Really F*cking Good For You There is no doubt that when people like their tequila, they really love it. When it comes to this alcohol of choice, there really are no boundaries or limitations. As the Pringles campaign so eloquently put it, “Once you pop, the fun don’t stop.” You know that group of friends who can never decide what type of round to buy at the bar? These people spend their time arguing between Jameson, vodka and Fireball. But do you know the one suggestion that will shut them the F up? So get ready to open your eyes to the benefits of tequila, some of which you never even thought could be possible. 1. How exactly is this possible? We can thank our friends at the American Chemical Society for this one. 2. Yes, you heard me correctly; there are certain components in tequila that can help you lose weight. 3. You may quickly disagree, but we’re not talking about that sh*tty watered-down tequila most people are accustomed to. Try drinking this instead and see if that headache becomes a memory of the past. 4.
Do Short Men Stand A Chance? Heidi Muller Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Page 1 of 3 You were always the small guy of the bunch. However, just because your trousers are shorter and you need to look up to most of those around you, doesn't mean that you should also have short expectations when it comes to dating and life. What it means to be short Besides, what do we mean by short? Even the heights of the "shorter" Ryan Seacrest, Manny Pacquiao, Mark Ronson, and Kanye West have nothing to do with their power or presence. Does size matter to women? We rounded up a group of girlfriends in order to determine if short men stand a chance; you may or may not be surprised with the results. While Janine said: "As long as a man has a personality, his height doesn't matter," Stacey stated that "It's what a man does with his height that really counts." Let's not be naive, though. You've surely heard this before, but women look for the following in a man: Do short men stand a chance with women and in life?