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5 Simple Tips to Stop Mouth Breathing

Mouth breathers are often the laughing stocks of others. But you know it is not that funny if you belong to this group. For some, it is a matter of life and death.

The following are some simple ways you can stop breathing through your mouth.

  1. Check if you are doing it

The first step in eliminating the habit is to know if you are doing it. Knowing it is quite simple. If your mouth is dry when you wake up, you breathe through your mouth.

  1. Know the root cause

Mouth breathing can happen to numerous reasons. Given below are just a few among them.

  • Obstruction in the nose: Air fails to flow smoothly through your nose
  • As a habit: You may be used to breathing through your mouth since childhood.
  • It is natural during pregnancy: Mouth breathing is quite normal during the third trimester of your pregnancy. If it is not your habit, it will stop on its own.
  1. Know why nasal breathing is important

Know that nose is the organ made for breathing. It has a 4-stage filtration mechanism. The hair filters and helps the body to eliminate harmful tiny particles in the air. Mucus produces an enzyme designed to destroy the virus and bacteria in the air. The sinuses and turbinates warm up the air that gets into the nose. This process produces nitric oxide. And that is a must for improve functioning of the lungs.

Mouth breathing will also lead to imbalance in the amount of carbon dioxide in your lung. Remember, co2 is a must for them to do their jobs. When it gets too low, your brain starts taking action. It will narrow all the tubes in your body. The desperate action will affect every single process of your body. Remember, it depends on tubes for all its activities. From sweating to bowel movement, everything gets affected. You can imagine the consequences.

  1. Use a tape

Now that you know why you should breathe through your nose, it is time to help yourself. Begin your effort with a tape. Take a few sticky papers and paste a tape over your mouth. Just make sure that your mouth is fully closed before doing this. You may have to modify the strategy as per your requirements. Discuss your plan with a dentist. The expert will suggest ways to make good use of the method.

  1. Practice exercises to clear your nose

There are numerous exercises to clear nose. Do a research online and choose the one that would work for you. Do it regularly until breathing through nose becomes a habit for you.

You can also try myofunctional therapy. This aims at repatterning the muscles. And it involves exercises and techniques to help you modify your behavior. As a result, you learn to position your tongue properly when chewing. Right posture and proper positioning of your head & neck too are some of the things it aims to attain.

Close your mouth at night. Your body will thank you for the effort.

Choosing the right oil for your hair

Market offers an astounding number of options when it comes to the oil for your tresses. Choosing one from among them is definitely a daunting task. Experts generally recommend going natural. Here are a few tips to remember when choosing an oil for your shiny tresses.

  1. Know what your hair needs most

Know the type of hair you have. If it is dry by nature, use those oil that penetrate into your hair. The highly recommended among these are coconut, olive and avocado. Doing this will prevent loss of moisture from your hair. Avoid the oils that stay like coats atop your hair. These will simply make your hair dull and greasy.

  1. Consider your scalp

The next thing that deserves your attention is your scalp. A dry or itchy scalp needs an oil that helps it maintain the moisture. It should also be able to nourish it inside out. Natural oils are known to work wonders in this regard.

If yours is a flaky scalp, you need an oil that contains anti-microbial solutions. The oil should also help you hide that flakiness. The highly recommended choice for flaky scalp is coconut oil. And an oily scalp requires an oil that is light and doesn’t stick on the hair. Go for argan oil.

  1. Set up a goal

Determine what you want to get from your choice oil. Read the labels carefully and go for the one that works in the way you expect.

Finally, be willing to experiment. You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars buying gallons of your favorite oil. Choose a few essential oils that are not hard on your hair. Combine them with your favorite hair oil and use. You will get benefited from all of them.


Genesis Chapter 1

The Creation

In the beginning, God creates heaven and earth. He lets it remain formless and empty. Darkness covers over the deep and the spirit of God hovers over the water. God says; “let there be light.”” And there comes light. God sees that light is good. And He divides the light from the darkness. God calls light day and the darkness he calls night.  Evening comes and morning comes, the second day.

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5 Effective Productivity Tips For A Night Owl

Observe the work environments of as many established firms as you can. All of them have one thing in common; they are all set for early risers. The early morning conferences and breakfast meetings are designed in such a way as to maximize productivity in the morning. And the worst thing is that the source of your favorite booster shot; the coffee maker is switched off in the afternoon.

You also may have friends who wake up early feeling fresh and energetic. And they tend to wind down as the day wears on.

Your body, on the other hand, functions based on an entirely different schedule. You experience a spurt of energy in the afternoon. And it lasts till late at night. Studies show that the time when a person feels energetic depends on genetics. They agree on one thing though. There exist certain biological differences between a night owl and an early riser. Melatonin, the hormone that induces sleepiness reduces greatly in the later hours of morning for a night owl. Night person also has a high temperature in the afternoon. This, experts say is the cause of their increased energy during the time.

A majority of professionals are neither night owls nor early risers. They generally fall in the middle path. However, the time a person becomes more energetic depends on his/her genetics.

An early riser wakes up at dawn without complaining of grogginess. And they are more energetic in the early hours of the morning. The night person on the other hand wakes up late and is more productive in the afternoon. If they are forced to wake up early, they do so complaining of grogginess. And they become active when the day is about to end.

Whatever is the situation, you cannot mould the general pattern as per your liking. An attempt to rewire your biological clock too is going to fail miserably. Still, you can stay productive throughout the day by changing or adopting a few habits.

Given below are a few tips to assist your efforts here.

  1. Set up a routine

Over-sleeping is a temptation night owls often fail to resist. Remember, everything in excess is bad and sleep is not an exception. Too much sleeps makes you tired and forgetful. Set up a routine so that you can go to bed and wake up at a specified time.

Begin with a journal. Note down when you feel most energetic. You can set up a routine based on this information.

  1. Prepare for the day ahead

Prepare a to-do-list for the tasks you have to complete the next day. This way, you will make sure that you can just dress up, reach the office and get to work. It will do wonders even for an early riser. But preparation is the lifeline for a night owl who is always late for work because of his sleeping pattern.

  1. Take up that difficult assignment in the afternoon

Make sure that you are taking up that tough assignment during your peak hours. It is true that you will have to plan your day accordingly. However, doing difficult things when your energy is at your peak will help you complete the same on or before the deadline. Just see to it that you are not sending emails to your boss at midnight.

  1. Sleep for seven to eight hours

Whatever is your sleeping pattern, you have to sleep for seven or eight hours. It implies that going to bed at 2 AM does not give you the freedom to sleep till afternoon. If you are habituated to this harmful practice, it is high time that you change. Set up an alarm so that you may wake up after that recommended time. If you don’t sleep well, you are sure to feel groggy when waking up. And your productivity will get affected.

  1. Stay hydrated

Studies show that night owls are smarter than their early riser counterparts. For this reason, you have to nourish your brain to perform well during the day. Drink lots of water. Don’t wait until you feel thirsty.  Know that thirst is a signal that you are dehydrated. Set a timetable and do accordingly. Dehydration will decrease your concentration and affect your productivity.

Yes, being a night owl in a world designed for early risers is tough. But these guidelines will definitely help.

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Why Have Blackstrap Molasses?

Blackstrap Molasses is a byproduct of the process of refining sugarcane. Mashing sugarcane creates a juice. When it is boiled, it becomes cane syrup. Boil it again and we get a dark viscous liquid. This is the thing called blackstrap molasses. It is the one with the lowest sugar content among the products of sugarcane. However, it is entirely different from refined sugar. This dark liquid is full of nutrients and other substances required for a healthy existence.

Here is an overview of some of the amazing benefits blackstrap molasses has in store for you.

  1. It is a nutritious sweetener

Blackstrap molasses is perhaps the most nutrient sweetener you can get in the market. Just a spoonful of this liquid contains 14 grams of carbohydrates and 59 calories. Combine it with the one gram protein and 12 grams of sugar. When the minerals like manganese and iron gets added to the list, blackstrap molasses becomes a perfect combination of nutrition and deliciousness. But this is just a glimpse into the value of this wonder tonic.

  1. It is a safeguard against oxidation and inflammation

Blackstrap molasses is high in anti-oxidants. It implies that you can happily replace your artificial sweetener with this dark syrup. It prevents inflammation and slows down the onslaught of ageing. This happens because anti-oxidants protect your body from free radicals. The sweetener is also known to guard your body from cardiac troubles, cancer and other debilitating diseases.

  1. It strengthens your bones

A perfect combination of calcium and manganese, blackstrap molasses is a strong wall against loss of bones. As a result, you stay safe from the ailments like osteoporosis. Including the same in your diet is great for those suffering from arthritis. It reduces pain and inflammation giving you relief from the symptoms.

  1. It is a rich source of iron

One serving of this dark-colored syrup contains up to 1.9MG of iron. This is up to 20% of the recommended dose of the same for men. However, it is just 11% of the same recommended for women. The syrup is the best friend of a vegetarian when it comes to iron. There are only a few non-meat products containing this substance. Even then, it is difficult for the body to absorb iron from its vegetarian sources. For this reason, experts advise that one should have these vegetables along with a vitamin C supplement. It helps the body to absorb the iron it needs from the meal you have.

Include blackstrap molasses in your diet. Your body will reward you richly for the great favor it receives!