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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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9 Step Social Media Strategy for Marketing and Public Relations 85% OFF
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Social Media Audit and Benchmark for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram 81% 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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Top 10 Interview Q’s: Your Ultimate ‘How to Answer’ Guide 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 Write, Self Publish, Market & Promote Your Books 82% OFF
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Udemy Course Creation Success Blueprint – Publish & Profit 63% 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

Be work wise a spend a few minutes stretching to improve your day.

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It is a fabulous idea to just make a little time for yourself to have a few minutes several times a day to do some easy stretches whilst at work. This will make a big difference to how your body manages working at a desk. It has the added benefit of you arriving home in better shape as you will not be as stressed because you have actively worked to reduce some of the strain within you.

Eyes

  • Keep your head still and look up, down and to both sides.
  • Look up and away from the screen, at something more than 3 metres away, regularly.


Neck

  • Gently lower your ear to your shoulder and hold for 10 seconds.
  • Slowly roll your chin to your chest and up to the other shoulder. Hold 10 seconds.
  • Turn your head and look over your shoulder for 10 seconds on each side.
  • Tuck your chin in and upwards and hold for 10 seconds.

Shoulders

  • Rotate your shoulders several times forward and backwards. Repeat a few times.
  • Stretch your arms behind your head. Bend one arm and use the other to gently pull your elbow downwards for 10 seconds. Repeat several times on both sides.
  • Shrug your shoulders up on and in vreath and let them drop on the exhale.

Wrists

  • Interlace your fingers and extend your arms with your palms turned outwards. Hold for 10 seconds then repeat.
  • shake your wrists to literally flick out the stress.

Back

  • Interlace your fingers, turn your palms outward and stretch your arms in the air. Lean slightly from side to side. Repeat several times.
  • Sit up and inhale arch outwards, exhale inwards (seated cat cow!)
  • Stand and support your lower back with your hands. Gently arch back for 5 to 10 seconds.

Legs

  • Lift each foot and rotate your ankle in both directions.
  • Point your toes and then curl them up.
  • hop up and jump an down for a few moments, this really moves the energy about and free concentrated stress from your being.

 

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…..

Are you polluting our oceans?

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Did you know that many facial scrubs and shower gels, toothpastes and other personal care products contain tiny plastic beads. these beads are too small to be removed by water treatment plants and are ending up as plastic in the ocean. The beads are unfortunately consumed by fish and other marine animals, not only causing harm to these animals but also ending up in us as part of the food we consume. Some exfoliants contain as many as 350,000 beads in one tube. In the USA the states of New York and Illanois have moved to ban these beads from skin and other personal care items.

What can you do?

Check out the labels of the products you purchase. It they contain the words ‘ployethylene’ or ‘polypropylene’ in the ingredients list, as this indicates that the product contains plastic. Opt instead for products that use beads made from clays, bamboo. The Australian Jojoba Company is one of many ethical Companies producing products that are safe for you and safe for the planet.

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Oat Bath Soak

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Dream bath with the dream view! Ahhh

Dream bath with the dream view! Ahhh

Yes, you may be used to having them for breakfast, however they have other uses! We all know that oats are high in fibre, particularly beta-glucan which helps to lower cholesterol re-absorbtion, oats are a delicious wholegrain and complex carbohydrate.

While a piping hot bowl of oatmeal for breakfast can keep us going and assists is making us feel fuller for longer, it also contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidants, making it an ideal salve for dry skin.

Ingredients:

1 cup finely ground oats, 2-3 drops a good carrier oil like jojoba, sweet almond, or  hemp.

oatmeal, ready for your bathtub

oatmeal, ready for your bathtub

Method:

After running your bath, scatter the oats and oil in the water, gently mix for a minute or two, until the water turns milky. hop in and enjoy!

Add a few drops of a quality carrier oil like Jojoba.

Add a few drops of a quality carrier oil like Jojoba.