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What's causing your poor posture? Is it laziness? Respiratory issues? An inflexible spine? A neck that's not in proper alignment? In this lesson, neuromuscular therapist Holistic Sam explains the condition excessive thoracic kyphosis, addressing both its causes and its potential treatments. There may be exercises that can help with your posture and back pain!


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Want to make a sumertime snack that is healthy and refreshing? Damav425 teaches you the recipe for a delicious apricot mango smoothie! Learn how to combine apricots, mangos, ice cubes, and orange juice to make this quick and easy smoothie. And if the smoothie's not sweet enough for your taste, just add a little honey!


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Tired of failing to capitalize on your self-improvement kicks? In this lesson from Darya Rose, creator of Summer Tomato, learn how to take advantage of natural habit-building tendencies and enhance your daily routine. Once you identify your bad habits, rewire them without losing the rewards. Whether you want to start eating healthier or focus on physical fitness, these tips will help you achieve your goals.


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Get right to the heart of cardiology! This first lesson from USMLE introduces techniques for the diagnosis and pathology of cardiovascular diseases. Learn what physical symptoms a disease may indicate, how to take a patient's medical history into account, and get the details on endocardial problems. Whether you're studying for the MCAT, are a doctor wanting to hone your diagnosis technique, or just want a better understanding of heart disease and its symptoms, this lesson is a great intro.


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Want a craft project that's beautiful, practical, sweet smelling, and fun? You'll love making these heart-shaped lavender and rosebud homemade soaps! The O'Neil Sisters teach you how to make soap, add color and scent, and embed rosebuds. This handmade soap can be a great party favor for a bridal shower, a Valentine's Day treat, or just a way to add a little elegance to your guest bathroom. The lesson includes a suggestion for a darling presentation when giving these soaps as gifts.


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Need some tips for how to apply makeup? In this lesson, Hayley reveals her everyday makeup tricks, from eyeshadow to lips. Her go-to everyday look consists of light eyeshadow blends, brow blends, eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick. Blend like a pro after this quick lesson and learn to look fabulous every day! Get your hands on the products that Hayley uses by visiting the attachments at the paperclip.


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Want to get rid of dead skin and reveal smoother, softer, younger looking skin, but don't want to spend a fortune on beauty products? Taste4Beauty shows you how to make a DIY homemade sugar scrub that's cheap, quick, and easy to make- it only has two ingredients! This scrub will exfoliate and moisturize your skin, and improve blood circulation. You'll be revealing a glamorous new you in no time!


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What is excessive anterior pelvic tilt, and why can it result in back pain? Neuromuscular therapist Holistic Sam explains how the position of your pelvis can change the position of (and crowd) your lumbar spine. Though a little anterior pelvic tilt is normal, tight or weak lower back, psoas, quadriceps, and gluteus maximus muscles can all contribute to an unbalanced pelvis. Learn how flat feet and stress responses also can exacerbate the problem, and hear how to combat the resulting pain.


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Create soothing scented guest soaps from scratch, right at home! Part of their series on how to make soap, the O'Neil Sisters show you how to make flower-shaped soaps with chamomile (or any herb) suspended within the soap. Learn how to mix, scent, color, and add the herbs, then pour your soap into a mold and cure it. Also get tips on attractive presentation to show off your hard work!


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Can’t live without that cup of coffee in the morning? You’re not alone: it is estimated that over 100 million Americans drink at least one cup of coffee every day. What most of them don’t know is that habitual caffeine intake can be detrimental to your health. Learn how to kick your habit in this lesson by Total Wellness Consulting.


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Your bathroom can have all the fun of a day at the beach once you learn how to make soap! The O'Neil Sisters teach you how to make seashell soaps with two colors swirled together. Get the recipe from their previous lesson, and then learn how to melt and combine colors and eliminate pesky air bubbles to make cute and creative homemade soaps. Wrap them up and they make darling hostess gifts or party favors!


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Need an easy recipe for a green smoothie? Green smoothies are a great alternative to acidic breakfasts such as bacon & eggs because they are high in nutrient density and provide a nice helping of greens early in the morning. In this lesson, Evita Ochel shows you a recipe for her green smoothie: you’ll need spinach, banana, blueberries, and a blender.


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What is wealth? And how can it contribute to happiness? In this first of four videos revealing life truths, entertainer and inspirational speaker Wolfgang Riebe talks about the nature of wealth, attitudes about wealth, and shifting your patterns of thinking to learn how to be positive. This thoughtful discussion was inspired by real life experience.


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Skip the hair salon and learn to create quick and beautiful curls on your own. Perfect for medium to long hair, this hairstyle is great for whirlwind mornings when you still want to look your best! In this lesson, Missy will teach you to create natural and stylish curls in 10 minutes or less using a curling wand, a bit of hairspray, and her easy beauty tips.

For more beauty and style tips, check out the [Loose Curl](http://www.pinkpistachio.com/the-loose-curl/) post on Pink Pistachio's blog.


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Correct the balance of your pelvis, help your upper body posture, work your abs and buttocks, and stretch out your legs, all with just one stretch! In this lesson, neuromuscular therapist Holistic Sam introduces you to the kneeling hip flexor stretch, designed to help with excessive anterior pelvic tilt - a frequent cause of back pain. This lesson offers instructions for a basic and an advanced form of this stretch.


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Learn how to make homemade soap! Homemade soaps are especially great for party favors or hostess gifts. In this lesson from The O’Neil Sisters, discover all the basics of soapmaking at home. You’ll learn how to select and prepare the soap, colorant, and scents, as well as how to package your finished products for cute party gifts.


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Are you stuck at a desk all day? Sit up straight! In this lesson from neuromuscular therapist Holistic Sam, learn how to improve your sitting posture over time. See how to correct the curvature of your lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine, and how to shift your pelvis to help the arch of your lower back. Set a timer and make these corrections every hour, and gradually you'll find that good posture is easier, your back is stronger, and sitting is more comfortable.


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Does baby need a cool and easy snack for a hot day? Does mama? Introduce your baby to food that you like too! Buona Pappa's Plum Summer Delight is a fast, simple, no-cook snack that requires only 3 healthful ingredients: plums, oatmeal, and yogurt. Mix oatmeal and yogurt, peel the plums, a quick whirl with a blender, and your snack is ready. For grown-ups only, drizzle with honey, toss on some nuts. (Or, stir in a little rum, but keep that to yourself.)


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Pour yourself a Pick Me Up Smoothie and you have fitness in a glass. Packed with vitamins, anti-oxidants, and omega-3's, this smoothie brings together 4 amazing super foods -- kale, spinach, avocado, and green tea. Blend with a healthy touch of fruit and sweetness and some almond milk, and you are on the road to fitness. This lesson is part of Simply Bakings' Happy Healthy Me Series. Learn the health benefits of each ingredient as you follow along.


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