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MAKE IT HAPPEN: EMPOWERING WOMEN FOR SUCCESS Discount Coupons for Other Courses by Our Instructors

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The following courses are offered by some very smart women who also offer classes on the Udemy platform.IWD

These are in support of International Women’s Day 2015 and I can’t guarantee that there will still be availability… so find the classes you want and grab ‘em!

Udemy Women Rock
Make It Happen: Empowering Women for Success
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Denise Fletcher
Managing Change 80% OFF
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Procrastination 80% OFF
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Setting Goals 79% OFF
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Kristen Palana
Lifehack With Color Psychology: Increase Your Impact 74% OFF
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Web Snax: Right-Brained Recipes For Easy Web Site Design 87% OFF
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How I Raised $100K For Charity With No Fundraising Experience 68% OFF
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Majo Jacinto
Accounting Simplified For You (part 1) 74% OFF
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Accounting Simplified for You (part 2) 74% OFF
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US Basic Income Tax – prepare & e-file your own 74% OFF
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Snehal Wagh
Profitable Blogging: Not a writer? Not a problem! 89% OFF
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Study Skills: 3X Your Productivity with Timetables 74% OFF
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Fiverr Advanced: Double Your Sales 79% OFF
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Nancy Hendrickson
Freelance Secrets – How to Become a Freelance Writer 87% OFF
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Create High Quality Pictures using an iPhone! 65% OFF
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Sharon Ramel
Receive Shamanic Rites (the Munay-Ki) to fulfill you life vision. 79% OFF
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Chakra Dance & Meditate – the fun way to renewed health and vigour. 64% OFF
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Rachel Leroy
Become a Professional Writer: Build Prose From the Ground Up 89% OFF
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Gail Seymour
Book Typography: Manuscript to Print-Ready PDF in MS Word 80% OFF
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Nicola Blakemore
Watercolour painting, learn how, through PLAY and DEMOS. Easy 78% OFF
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Paint this Watercolour in FIVE Stages. Watch as I Paint it. 65% OFF
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Paint this Easy watercolour to be admired by family and friends. 65% OFF
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Watercolour Painting Special Effects – MUST HAVE for artists 53% OFF
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Paint this easy landscape to be admired by family and friends. 72% OFF
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Lisa Cain
How To Make More Money by Setting the Right Price: Pricing for Profits! 62% OFF
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Bulls Eye Positioning: Find Your Profitable Target Market 79% OFF
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Trisha Bartle
Your Alter Ego: Increase Motivation & Become Your Best Self 61% OFF
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Aspiratech Training – Indigo O Dutton
Succeeding as a New Manager 72% OFF
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Introvert Marketing Masterclass: More Income, Less Stress 62% OFF
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Salesforce New User Training: Get the Job, Raise or Career 50% OFF
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Elly Pirocacos
Four Ethics for Life 79% OFF
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Ágnes Ferenczi
Audacity for Instructors and Podcasters – Master Audacity 36% OFF
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Crocheting for Beginners with Crochet Projects 53% OFF
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Angelika Davey
Beginners’ German for busy people – for business or holidays 79% OFF
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Salma Jafri
Freelance with Elance: How YOU can Earn $2000+ Per Client 50% OFF
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Dr Valarie Whiting
Secrets Revealed! Autism Resources for Educating your family 47% OFF
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Easy Tips! Teaching Children with Autism in your Classroom 71% OFF
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Adventure Awaits You! Family Travel with Autism Made Easier 61% OFF
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Stefanie Cronin
Blogging Masterclass : Blogging from Basic to Affiliate Marketing Ninja 50% OFF
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Christine Maisel
Udemy Course Marketing: Get More Students, Reviews & Profits 89% OFF
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Start a Home Web Design Business and Make $1,000+ Per Month 94% OFF
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Jacqueline Seidel
Train the Trainer Bootcamp: 6-Step Framework for Success 64% OFF
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Anneke Camstra
Promo Videos: How to do Powtoon Animation with Anneke 89% OFF
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Explaindio Made Easy: Boost Your Sales With Animated Video 89% OFF
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Kellie Edwards
Mindfulness 4 Mothers: A Parenting Life Raft for Moms 50%OFF
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Jessica Barst
Jewelry Making: Wire Wrapped Jewelry for Beginners 51% OFF
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Joanna Jast
Study skills: Crack Your Learning code – Learn faster. Remember for longer 80%OFF
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Get it Done: Improve your productivity and effectiveness 67%OFF
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Effective study habits – Introduction 34% OFF
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Carol Cooper-Taylor
Build Your Business Website with WordPress. Save Hundreds. 83% OFF
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Helen Lindop
5 Essential Social Media Trends for Micro Businesses in 2015 100% OFF FREE
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Stevie Dawn Blakely
Maximize Your Earning Potential through Business Networking 61% OFF
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Laurel Papworth
Social Media Toolbox: All The Tools To Save Time and Money 80% OFF
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Rachel Bicknell
Work From Home & Make Money: Find Telecommuting Jobs Easily 74% OFF
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Sarah Simpson
Communication: The Ultimate Guide to Questioning & Listening 68% OFF
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How to be a presenter people want to listen to again & again 44% OFF
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Jillian Smart, Jackson Education Support
Discover a 3-Step Plan to Help Children Learn More, Faster (Part One) 74% OFF
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Charity Cason
How I Make $2500 a Month Selling Easy to Find Items on eBay 78% OFF
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Facebook Marketing & Ads for Authors and Internet Marketers 78% OFF
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How to Become a Highly Paid Freelance Online Ghostwriter 79% OFF
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Lust after Lavender

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Lavender is the star of the herbal world. Regarded as one of the most beneficial and versatile herbs for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes, the ancient secrets of lavender are out. Here are ten reasons to surround yourself in all things lavender.

1. It rejuvenates the skin

Lavender’s antiseptic and antifungal properties have assisted in the treatment of pesky skin problems for centuries. Its balancing action helps clear acne, prevent tissue degeneration, calm psoriasis, and aid the formation of scar tissue. As it contains a high percentage of linalool, naturopaths also use it to promote the healing of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburn.

2. It strengthens hair

Keep tresses glossy and follicles strong through regular massages with lavender oil. Lavender is found in numerous hair care products, and for good reason – it’s known to balance scalp oils and rejuvenate the hair from root to tip.

3. It smoothes cellulite

Beautiful legs are achievable with a little flower power. Lavender improves circulation, tones the skin, prevents stretch marks and dispels fluid retention, thus helping with the appearance of cellulite.

4. It eases anxiety and insomnia

Scientific evidence suggests aromatherapy with lavender may be as effective in soothing the nervous system as some pharmaceutical relaxants. It’s renowned for promoting relaxation and improving sleep quality, and is even used by herbalists to ease mood swings and depression.

5. It relieves headache and pain

Lavender is famous among aromatherapists as the oil of choice for pain relief. Gentle massage with lavender oil not only melts away body-tension, it is an effective way to relieve pain from headache, sore muscles, aching joints, rheumatism and sprains.

6. It helps clear respiratory disorders

Don’t spend another sleepless night coughing. Lavender eases muscle spasms, fights infection, dulls pain, and most importantly helps you sleep. It is extensively used for a number of respiratory problems including coughing, throat infections, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, whooping cough, and laryngitis.

7. It aids digestion

Your tummy has as many nerves as your brain so it’s no surprise lavender can calm the d

igestive system as it can calm the mind. Both an antispasmodic and a sedative, lavender can work wonders on ‘nervous stomach’ and cramps, as well as aid indigestion by stimulating the production of gastric juices and bile.

8. It helps clear respiratory disorders

Don’t spend another sleepless night coughing. Lavender eases

muscle spasms, fights infection, dulls pain, and most importantly helps you sleep. It is extensively used for a number of respiratory problems including coughing, throat infections, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, whooping cough, and laryngitis.

9. It boosts immunity

Regular use of lavender oil has been shown to boost resistance to disease by lowering the flow of the stress hormone Cortisol. Cortisol lowers your immunity, which makes you more susceptible to colds and influenza during stressful times.

10. It’s soothing and calming

The scent of lavender brings about a sense of calm. Research has shown that lavender has soothing and even slight sedative effects when inhaled.

Lavender

 

Looking for the dead?

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Not as strange as it sounds. Many of have been overseas, interstate. Simply not around when a friend or beloved family member has departed this Earth. If you are in Australia there is a fabulous service offered by Oz Burials. I gave a small donation via Paypal as they actually offer this service for free. However they do ask that if you can, give just a little to help them keep up this amazing service.Nans gravesite curley_wa_sc2 curley_wa_scI have subsequently discovered that quite a few people I know have accessed their services in the past and have like me found them to be amazing. No longer lost! They give you a surprising amount of information

Super food – Raw cacao

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The Taste of Healthy  Cacao Beans. cacao
Cacao was the ‘Food of the Gods & Goddesses’ and the Mexican Mayans drank cacao chocolate drinks to maintain their vigour and valued the bean so highly that it was used as currency.
The Kuna Indians of the Panamian Islands of San Blas  who consume raw cacao in significantly high amounts, have extremely low blood pressure that doesn’t climb with age.

Raw cacao is possibly the best food source of magnesium which relieves stress and relaxes muscles and also maintains healthy heart and brain vitality.

– Raw cacao contains an array of natural neurochemicals such as tryptophan (the feel good chemical in serotonin production), anandamide (the bliss chemical), phenylethylmine… (the love chemical).

– Adding dairy, sugar or heat treating (like most commercial chocolates do) destroys most of the amazing healing properties of cacao.

Raw cacao is classified as a SUPERFOOD.
Raw cacao has a high antioxidant rating of  95,500 (on the ORAC scale) – which is 21 times more than green tea and 7 times more than dark chocolate.

Raw Cacao has over 360% more antioxidants than regular heated cacao

Raw cacao is possibly the best food source of magnesium which relieves stress and relaxes muscles and also maintains healthy heart and brain vitality.

Raw cacao contains an array of natural neurochemicals such as tryptophan (the feel good chemical in serotonin production), anandamide (the bliss chemical), phenylethylmine… (the love chemical).

Adding dairy, sugar or heat treating (like most commercial chocolates do) destroys most of the amazing healing properties of cacao! So don’t…..

The best sleeping posture

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imagesEven those with perfect posture can be struck by back or neck pain. Good posture is important not only for your day-to-day comfort, it’s also vital to ensure you don’t strain your body during repetitive exercises. While more of us are becoming aware of posture’s role, we tend to focus on it during the 12 hours of daylight. But what about the best sleeping positions to help ensure healthy posture?

Best option: Flat on your back with your arms by your sides and your legs out straight. Make sure you use a low pillow. High or multiple pillows can compromise neck alignment no matter how you position your body. This can result in neck, shoulder and back pain, as well as headaches and potentially migraines.

Good option: On your side with your top arm by your side or behind your body, to open up your shoulders. Avoid snuggling both of your arms into your chest as this places your upper spine into a hunched position known as thoracic kyphosis.

Poor option: On your stomach with your neck turned to one side. If you regularly sleep in this position and have neck and back pain, you need to train your body to sleep on your side or back. Once you’ve done this, you should notice drastic improvements to your neck and spinal twinges.

Hold your partner’s hand tonight

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In 5 seconds: Put the snuggle back in your relationshipimages

Weave more small touches into conversations with your spouse, family, and friends—it’s another way to show loved ones how much they mean to you. Squeeze your spouse’s hand when you’re riding an elevator together, or rub your daughter’s back when you chat about her day. Traveling by train, then site real close and hold hands! Last thing at night and first in the morning snuggle into each other, no words need to be said. The simple act of touching, closely cuddling is enough. We’re cuddle bugs by nature—our endocrine systems release a cascade of positive pleasure chemicals when we receive a caring touch, making us feel more connected and content and less anxious. (One study found that waitresses who touched their customers even earned bigger tips.)

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Yoga at every stage of our lives!

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Vinyassa YogaIs it time for you to take up yoga? A consistent yoga practice supports women physically, emotionally, and spiritually—but adapting your practice to meet your needs is vital. While you can enjoy a challenging yoga regimen at any age, you’ll get the most from a practice tailored to the present—in other words, customized for your stage in life and how you’re feeling on any given day. Taking time to be aware of what’s happening in your life, in your body, and with your emotions is the key to getting the most from what yoga can offer you, all through your life.

Quick guide:

Adolescence: Start off with a dynamic sequence to release energy, then quiet the body and mind with seated poses and forward bends.

Childbearing years: Now’s the time to take up meditation. Studies show that 20 minutes of meditation twice a day lowers blood pressure, decreases anxiety, and improves both sleep and memory.

Perimenopause: Inversions can relieve stress and insomnia; twists can relieve fatigue and depression; forward bends help ease irritability and anxiety.

Postmenopause: Weight-bearing poses may help keep your bones strong and improve joint function. And a consistent asana practice can help maintain your range of motion and flexibility.

a message from the Yoga Journal