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Research shows that certain scents can help boost your memory, mood, energy, and libido

Posted 12/1/2011 9:30:00 AM

Did you know that certain scents can help lower stress levels, improve
mental and physical performance, ease pain, end insomnia, and even help
us
lose weight?


1)  To Calm Down...sniff an orange or lavender

Study shows it could make you feel less anxious, more positive, and
calmer.


2)  If you have a hard time remembering things...try sniffing Rosemary
oil

Rosemary oil serves as an excellent nerve and brain tonic and improves
memory skills and concentration. It stimulates the brain and the central
nervous system and fights mental fatigue, thus enhancing mental clarity.
It is a good remedy for depression, boredom, fatigue and forgetfulness.
Just inhaling a few drops of rosemary oil enhances mood stability and
refreshes the mind, boosting mental activity

3)  To Rev Your Libido...Sniff: Baby Powder

This, along with cucumber and licorice, has been shown to turn women on,
increasing vaginal blood flow by 13%. Pumpkin pie and ...



6 Reasons why men might not be approaching you

Posted 12/1/2011 9:29:00 AM

In case you haven’t noticed, men are fragile souls. Many times more
fragile than we are. If they think for any reason they are going to be
rejected, they are not climbing aboard that train. It’s going to take a
little work from you.

Here are 6 reasons why men might not be approaching you

1) You are surrounded by women.

When we ladies go out, we tend to travel in packs. This is fine and all
in
good fun, but when girls are in a group, men know that they're going to
be
evaluated as soon as they walk away. It's tough enough to walk up to one
girl, let alone a group. You must make sure to break away from the pack
every 40 minutes or so. Go to the restroom alone. Men have noticed you
and
they want to talk to you! They’re just not about to ...



How do colors affect purchases?

Posted 12/1/2011 9:29:00 AM

What causes you to buy, engage, and/or grab your attention?
It could be the attraction to the color.

For retailers, shopping is the art of persuasion.  Though there are many
factors that influence how and what consumers buy. However, a great deal
is decided by visual cues, the strongest and most persuasive being color.

According to Kissmetric...

Businesses use certain colors to tap into your emotions. Here's why they
use...

YELLOW -
Optimistic and youthful
often used to grab attention of window shoppers

RED -
Energy
Increase heart rate
creates urgency
often seen in clearance sales

BLUE -
Creates the sensation of trust and security
Often seen with banks and businesses

Green -
to associate with wealthy
The easiest color for the eyes to process
Used to relax in stores

ORANGE -
Aggressive
Creates a call to action
Subscribe, buy, or sell

PINK -
Romantic and feminine
Used to market ...



Foods & Veggies you should try to buy organically

Posted 12/1/2011 9:28:00 AM

Most people would prefer to buy organic produce but the costs can be
crazy! This annual list published by the Environmental Working Group
(EWG), warns consumers about fruits and vegetables with the highest
pesticide levels.

The  “Dirty Dozen”:  if you have to make choices in what organic
produce
you are going to buy, these are the ones that you should spend the extra
money to buy organic as they are the ones with the highest amount of
pesticides.


2011 Dirty Dozen

Apples
Celery
Strawberries
Peaches
Spinach
Nectarines (Imported)
Grapes (Imported)
Sweet bell peppers
Potatoes
Blueberries
Lettuce
Kale/collard greens

The Clean 15 are the 15 fruits and veggies that typically have the lowest
pesticide content. If you’re on a budget and can’t buy all organic,
you
are generally fine buying the “regular version” of these items!

2011 Clean Fifteen

Onions
Sweet corn
Pineapples
Avocado
Asparagus
Sweet peas
Mangoes
Eggplants
Cantaloupe (Domestic)...