Storing your coffee

The refrigerator is the mortal enemy of your coffee.

Taking coffee in and out of the fridge is a sure way to suck the flavor right out of it. Coffee that will be used frequently and immediately – whole bean or ground –  is ideally stored in an air tight, opaque, and glass or otherwise inert container.

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Saturday Fun: Stepford Wives Trailer

Trailer for the original 1975 ‘Stepford Wives’ movie.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zUWOeNfa6Y

Book Friday: How to Read Literature Like a Professor

How to Read Literature Like a Professor – In this practical and amusing guide to literature, Thomas C. Foster shows how easy and gratifying it is to unlock those hidden truths, and to discover a world where a road leads to a quest.

From: Getting Older Stinks

The truth about Pinot Noirs

Pinot Noirs are known to be one of the lightest of the red wines that give of a delicate aroma of plums, blackberries, and vanilla.

This particular type of wine pairs best with red pasta sauces, game, goose, and light beef dishes. However, Pinot Noir is best served with cheese.

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Go for whole foods

The processed kind is lacking in nutrition and will make you fat. Look for things in their least processed form – whole grain instead of white or wheat bread, fresh fruit instead of canned or juice, whole grain cereal or oatmeal instead of all other kinds of cereal.

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Adopt a passive attitude

Approach relaxation with a "let it be" perspective. Don’t try to make anything happen.

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Poor posture is a bad habit

Poor posture is easy, whereas adapting habits of good posture often requires conscious effort.

Most people do not think about their posture until someone brings it to their attention. The benefits of good posture far outweigh the ease of slouchy poor posture.

From: spineuniverse.com

Saturday Fun: Mercury Cougar Commercial

Mercury Cougar Commercial starring Farrah Fawcett as she drives to the beach.

Direct Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofaCGy-wVV0

Giving a massage

When performing massage, start from the lower back in slow strokes, applying medium pressure, and move upwards. Continue this until you reach the top of the shoulders. It would help the person relax even more.

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Stress and exercise

Exercising and staying active is the second most relieving task to help manage your stress levels.

It will help you become less tense, angry, and upset, and also releases natural chemicals in your body to help balance your mood.

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Eye contact and paying a compliment

When paying a compliment to someone, look them in the eye – even if you are admiring their shoes. By looking the person in the eye it shows that you are being sincere in your statement.

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Most beneficail time to jog

The best time to jog is in the morning. So set your alarm and wake up around six in the morning. If you find that difficult, make it 7 am. But beyond that you will not be able to get the maximum benefit of jogging.

This is because early in the morning, the air is fresh and the oxygen content in the air is high. When you jog in the mornings and gasp for breath your lungs are filled with oxygen which is needed to burn off calories.

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Saturday Fun: Pepto Bismol “Politics for Dinner” Commercial

Could have been filmed yesterday. Pepto Bismol.

Book Friday: Rework

The brilliance of Rework is that it inspires you to rethink everything you thought you knew about strategy, customers, and getting things done.

From: Getting Older Stinks