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Skin Health - 5 Acne Triggers

5 Foods That Can Trigger Acne
Acne is a complex issue—there’s no single cause of breakouts, and what triggers a pimple in one person might be benign to another. With that said, if topical treatments haven’t made a difference, it may be time to change what you eat. More doctors and estheticians than ever believe in a diet-acne connection, and some common foods are now believed to be breakout triggers. Here, 7 foods that can make acne worse. (On the bright side, chocolate is not on the list.)DiaryBad news, dairy queens: milk actually doesn’t do a complexion good. Because of recent research on diet and acne, the American Academy of Dermatology now says there may be a link between milk consumption and breakouts.

Blame the hormones in dairy, says Dr. Frank Lipman, an integrative and functional medicine physician and the founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. “Dairy causes spikes in certain pimple-producing hormones,” he explains. “I encourage patients to have almond milk,…

Declutter

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Clutter - we all have it in our homes. It could be drawer, a room, under the bed, a space or even the whole house. Did you know clutter actually cause stress? A lot of people would agree and the next question comes. Where do i start from and how can i maintain a clean space constantly.Think of brain - it is organised in such a way that you can retrieve most information if given the right clues. Your home space should be a haven of relaxation and enjoyment. Why do you think we enjoy staying in hotels so much - or now AirBnBs . It is because the space is clean, tidy and organised. Your home can be similar to living in a hotel. Tips to achieve a clutter free space;TIME Dedicate at least 15 minutes a day to clean out a draw, space or corner (light cleaning). Make it fun and play some music while cleaning, makes all the difference. Dedicate about 2 hours a week to deep clean or hire a cleaner once a month. Did you know you waste alot of precious time looking for things within a cluttered s…

Check and Check Again

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Recently I applied for business access on a global platform. As it was the norm, I was waiting for an email to confirm the status - Yes, No or additional information required. After a couple of weeks, I decided to just log on and check if I had the required access and Voila- access granted. Sometimes in life, you might be waiting for that prompt, notification, signal, trigger or whatever you may call it. Don't wait for the rain to fall before you think about planting a seed. Go ahead and plant the seed and keep checking on the seed by watering, taking off the weeds and pests. When you see rain fall, that's just the cherry on top (extra) in addition to the work you have already put in....note to self always check, check and check again. If you are searching for a job and you have not heard back, call the agency, follow the organisation on linkedin, chase up as much as you can- all you need to secure an opportunity is one yes - in the mist of all the Nos....just ONE YES can lead…

Personal Improvement - Job Search

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Did you know that on average, an adult spends about 3 hours a day on social media platforms? To thrive in this pandemic, do something for yourself to sustain your career. Many organizations are reorganizing and restructuring their business for sustainability and so should you. No more doom scrolling and aimless research.  Set a personal improvement goal and use all the resource available.LinkedinLaunched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. This is a great website to spend time reviewing employment trends and connectly with other professionals. Simply put, this is the professional version of facebook. IndeedThis is a worldwide employment-related search engine for job listings launched in 2004. Recruiters love this site because they can post jobs for free.DiceA top recruitment engine for connecting the best tech talent with job opportunities around the world. For professionals in technology, f…

Small Investment Big Return

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If you need additional income, but have limited capital to invest, MAKING MONEY's Opportunity Finder will point you in the right direction. 
How to use opportunity finderDetails of companies operating in the UK are listed by product group - Health, Beauty etc.  Some will appear more than once. To obtain more information about any company check the company's website or startupbusiness.net
Network MarketingPaul Getty's famous philosophy - it is better to earn a small amount of money from a large number of people, than to earn a lot of money from a small number of people.  Most of the products and services are consumable by nature, there is an opportunity to build a strong and loyal consumer base.
Direct SellingSome companies like Avon and Mary Kay, prefer products to be sold on a person-to-person basis. With the new restrictions due to post COVID 19 pandemic, new digital measures would need to be adapted to sustain such businesses.
Party PlanThis can provide an effective sales pl…

The Pull Over

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My first experience with the police was as a teenager. I was driving in Dallas Texas on the way to the shops and got pulled over for speeding. I calmly responded to the cop, answered his questions and showed the necessary documents. He wrote me a ticket for speeding and that was it. I paid the ticket off and several more speeding tickets came later on.
Everyone's first experience with the police is different. As humans we tend to react differently to people in authority. A coloured person might have a different reaction, due to the historic issue of slavery, culture, or family history.  I was part of a conference call, and the keynote speaker is a lawyer and pastor in London. It was an insightful discussion and just a few key points to remember.  Pull Over The police can pull you over at anytime, adhere and pull over when it's safe to do so. Stay calm and remember to keep our hands visible. Be polite and respectful. If you are asked for a breath test, comply with the police and …

The Virtual World

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Virtual classroom Virtual Sports Virtual date nights Virtual meetings Virtual funerals  Virtual weddings, birthday and celebrations ...the list goes on and on. 
Don't limit yourself from living due to the effects of the pandemics. Embrace the new norm and adjust your routines to include the use of technology. Stay connected to families and your community using technology at its best.