This One Extra Shoelace Hole Life Hack Is Awesome.

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Have you ever wondered why there is an extra shoelace hole at the top of your shoe? Many running and hiking shoes have the extra hole and most people don’t ever use it. Instead, they skip threading the lace through the last top hole and tie them as usual. After seeing this video you will now know why they are there and how to use them to your advantage.  The extra holes can be used to prevent blisters on your heels and stop your feet from cramming forward into the front of the shoe. There are also a bunch of extra reasons that will be explained that most people are not aware of…

Now let’s really take a deep dive into this mysterious hole on everyone’s sneakers which for the most part seem to be ignored.. There comes a time in every persons life when they ponder the question, why is there an extra shoelace hole at the top of my shoe? Many running sneakers and hiking shoes have the extra hole and yet most people never use it.

Sometimes it’s located a little farther back than where many of us normally tie off our shoes. Instead of utilizing it, we skip threading the laces through the last top holes and tie them as usual. However, the seemingly useless and oddly placed holes are there for an important reason. After watching this video you’ll know exactly why shoemakers choose to include them and how to best use the feature to your advantage.

Basically the extra holes can be used to keep your foot firmly in place, rather than it sliding around which is what occurs when shoes are too loose. In turn, this can also help prevent blisters from forming on your heels and will stop your feet from cramming forwards into the front of the shoe.

When you tie laces using the “heel lock” or “lace lock” technique, as shown in the video, it creates more friction between the laces at the top of the shoe which are closest to your ankle. This serves to make and keep the heel/ankle area tight and snug in place without having to re-tighten your whole shoe. Even if you don’t have the extra shoelace hole you can still use the method on the top hole instead.

Here is how to tie the “lace lock.” Start by inserting the lace in backwards through the extra top holes so that you create a small loop on each side of the shoe. Cross your laces and insert them each into the loop on the opposite side then cinch them down. Be sure to pull down and not up because cinching upwards will leave the loop hanging out and other than that not being any good, it defeats the whole purpose of tying your shoes tightly. By pulling down towards the shoe you end up creating a nice tight lock that will keep your foot securely in place and your shoe snug. Finish by tying your shoelace as you normally would and you’re good to go.

When you tie laces using the “heel lock” or “lace lock” technique it creates more friction between the laces at the top of the shoe which are closest to your ankle. This serves to make and keep the heel/ankle area tight and snug in place without having to re-tighten your whole shoe. Even if you do not have the extra shoelace hole you can still use the method on the top hole instead.

Here is how to tie the “lace lock.” Begin by inserting the lace in backwards through the top hole so that you create a small loop on each side of the shoe. Cross your laces and insert them each into the loop on the opposite side then cinch them down. Be sure to go down and not up because cinching upwards will leave the loop hanging out and that is not good. By pulling down towards the shoe you end up creating a nice tight lock that will keep your shoe in place and snug. Finish by tying your shoe as you normally would and you’re good to go!

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Next up on our handpicked list of videos is a set of awesome vinegar life hacks that are super helpful:

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Vinegar is arguably one of the most useful substances on the planet, at least when it comes to making life in your home easier, less expensive and safer! Why use nasty chemicals that cost an arm and a leg when you can use something that has been proven by time and countless mothers and grandmothers? I personally use vinegar for more things than I can count, and I have known about the wonderful liquid since before I can remember because my mom used it for literally everything. We are going to thoroughly run through some of the best little known vinegar life hacks that will make your life so much easier.

Is your drain clogged? Try pouring baking soda, followed by vinegar, down the drain and witness the magic. Something gooey sticking to your wall? Grab the vinegar and give it a squirt, then easily wipe it away.

Does your trash can smell like garbage, even when it’s empty? Soak a piece of bread in vinegar and leave it in the garbage can overnight, and voila, no more stank. It can also be used as an all-purpose cleaner: just fill up a spray bottle with one third vinegar and two thirds water.

Too many fruit flies? Fill a glass with apple cider vinegar, cover it with plastic wrap, and poke a few holes. The flies enter, but cannot escape. It can even be used to straighten clothes if an iron isn’t available. A few other uses include keeping cats off the furniture, helping cut flowers stay fresh longer, getting tough stains out of pots and pans and cleaning glasses for a smudge-free sheen. Let us know what you think in the comments.

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Check out this Awesome Vinegar Shower Head Cleaning Life Hack everyone should know:

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When it comes to cleaning just about everyone loves learning new simple ways to get the same old things done. It can be fun and interesting to discover what nifty and quick solutions people have come up with to solve common problems. This video, from YouTube channel Outdoors and Gear Review highlights a helpful trick for dealing with a common and difficult problem you’re likely to encounter when tidying and cleaning your bathroom up; hard water deposits and stains.

Hard water can be a real pain in the neck and the nasty looking stains and blemishes that it leaves behind on bathroom and kitchen surfaces can be extremely hard to fully remove.  The ugly spots and stains are caused by water that contains large amounts of minerals such as limestone, calcium, and magnesium.

These metals and minerals are naturally occurring, most often in areas with low water tables and mountainous regions, and water that contains them is perfectly safe to use and drink. The biggest downside to it is the crusty, whitish colored mineral deposits and stubborn stains it leaves behind. Over time these gradually build up on stuff, especially faucets and shower heads.

Many people struggle to remove these stains and often think that they need strong, harsh chemical cleaners to get rid of them effectively. However, there’s a better and more affordable way to go about cleaning a shower head with crusted on mineral build up. All you need is apple cider vinegar, a Ziploc bag, and a rubber band.

Simply pour some apple cider vinegar into the plastic bag and place it over and on the shower head. Use a rubber band to secure it in place and then leave it on overnight. Remove the baggy the following day, wipe the shower head clean, and it should be restored to its former glory!

Check out the video for more information and to see just how shiny and spotless looking it turns out. This may be the fastest, easiest, and most natural way to clean hard water stains. It requires minimal effort or exertion on your part so try it the next time you’re stuck cleaning the house!

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Check out These 5 Awesome Vaseline Life Hacks Everyone Should Know:

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While you may only think of Vaseline as an integral part of your grandmother’s home remedies and go to solutions, it actually really is a product that can seemingly do it all. People use the petroleum based, gooey, slippery substance for all sorts of things. There are countless household and beauty tricks that involve it, whether it’s loosening stuff up or smearing some on minor cuts and burns to help them heal. This article and video focuses on several beauty related uses for the product that may prove useful and come in handy, and will definitely save you time and money.

If you love to paint your nails then you likely have encountered polish bottles with their tops stuck on them. It takes almost superhuman strength to loosen and get them them of when they dry on and stick like that. To prevent this, take a cotton swab and dab some Vaseline around the base of the bottle opening and on the threads where the cap twists on, now it won’t stick the next time you go to open it.

Another nail polish trick is to coat the skin around your nails with some Vaseline before painting them. This will keep the polish from sticking to your skin, cut down on the clean up, and make your paint job look all the more professional.

If you have rough, dry skin on your feet rub a little Vaseline on them before you go to bed. Slather some all over your feet, then put on a pair of socks, and wake up to smooth soft skin. For those of us with sensitive ears that act up and become sore when wearing earrings, try rubbing Vaseline on the metal stud part that goes through your ear.

By coats the earring it helps them slide through and lessens any negative reaction or sensitivity you may have. If the scent of your perfume disappears way too quickly take some Vaseline, apply a thin coat to the area where you plan to spritz it on, then spray the perfume over that area. This works great at holding the fragrance and makes it last much more longer, plus it won’t alter the perfume’s scent.

If you haven’t already, toss a small jar of the wonder product in your bag so it’s always on hand close by. Use it to touch up makeup, soften rough skin, loosen stuck tops and lids, or as a lip gloss/chap-stick stand in when you inevitably lose or misplace them.

Besides being versatile, it’s also widely available and can be found in practically any pharmacy, health, convenience or grocery store around the world. Best of all, Vaseline is relatively cheap and costs only a few dollars, with a jar of it easily lasting a year or two before running out. With Vaseline, the possibilities may just be endless!

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The Next Batch of Life Hacks are some incredibly useful winter life hacks that will make your life so much easier this winter:

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Along with the cold weather, there are a number of special challenges that winter brings along with it, and we all have to just deal with them! Dry skin, chapped lips, stuffy noses, darkness at 4PM, winter storms, the list goes on and on. One of the most annoying things by far is clearing walkways and driveways of snow and ice. The same goes for cars, but while you can often drive through a little bit of snow, you can’t with an ice-covered windshield. Not only is it illegal to drive with an obstructed view, it’s also insanely dumb and extremely dangerous!

While defrosting the car and scraping ice off the windshield seems like a necessary evil, it doesn’t have to be. You really don’t need to wake up extra early just to stumble around in the freezing cold darkness so that you can drive to work. Instead, you can save yourself some time and energy by doing the following:

In a spray bottle container mix together 2 parts isopropyl alcohol with 1 part water and then add in 1 tablespoon of liquid dish soap. Shake it up, spray it directly onto an icy windshield, and see the ice literally melt away right before your very eyes!

This rubbing alcohol spray is the perfect thing to have on hand for freezing cold mornings and icy windshields. You can leave the bottle in your car and it won’t even freeze, unless it gets well under zero. That’s because the freezing point of isopropyl alcohol is -128.2 degrees Fahrenheit, so when you spray it on the ice, it doesn’t freeze up. Instead, it helps to melt the ice and keeps it from re-freezing. Since all you have to do is mist it on, it’s by far the quickest and easiest way to clear a windshield that’s coated with a thick layer of ice.

Don’t forget to check out the video to see exactly how well this works in action and be sure to pass it along to those who could use the smart tip. If it can make someone’s life a little bit easier this winter, then it’s worth it!

This is super helpful for those rough winter months.

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Winter is tough. Along with the cold, dry weather comes a number of challenges that we all have to deal with. Cars need to be cleared of snow and ice and the same goes for walkways and driveways. Traveling often becomes way more difficult than usual and to top it off our health also takes a tumble for the worse.

Many of us are plagued by dry itchy skin, sore chapped lips, and stuffy noses that just won’t go away. These things quickly add up and can make it seem like winter is dragging on forever, especially when problems pop up outside on top of the health issues we may be facing.

Which is why these simple winter hacks, covered by the Millennial Moms YouTube channel, are perfect for right now. The video features some of the most clever ways to solve common winter woes and it might offer a solution to a problem you’re currently dealing with. These are some of the best hacks shown in the clip, but there are a total of fifteen, so be sure to check it out for all of the rest.

1) Winterize Boots- This trick does the job to keep feet warm and dry inside of boots that aren’t waterproof. After putting on your socks take two large plastic Ziploc bags and stick a foot in each. Grab a couple of rubber bands and slide them on over the bag to secure it in place and seal the top off around your leg. Pull on your boots and say goodbye to cold, wet feet.

2) Prevent Static Build Up In Hair- Pull a dryer sheet on over the bristles of your hair brush so that they poke through. Brush your hair as normal to eliminate the static, plus it’ll smell clean and great.

3) DIY Boot Inserts- Maintain the shape of tall boots by cutting a foam pool noodle into thirds or fourths, then stick a piece in each boot and they’ll stay upright, making them easier to organize and wear later on.

4) Stop Wipers From Freezing to a Car Windshield- Take an old pair of long cotton socks and slide them over each wiper, puling it down as far as it can go or reaches. This will prevent wipers from freezing and/or sticking to the windshield, and makes life all the more easier.

5) Organize Winter Gear- Hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, hand warmers, neck warmers and all other winter accessories can be neatly stored in one accessible place with a shoe organizer. Hang it over a door and never search for lost gloves again.

6) Windshield Treatment- This one is the best! A combination of vinegar and water works wonders at preventing frost and ice from building up on car windshields and windows. Mix the two liquids up in a spray bottle, spritz it on car windows, then wipe off with a soft cloth.

7) Boot Tray- Keep floors safe, clean, and dry by making your own boot tray. This one is much more appealing than commercially available ones and works even better. Fill a large metal cookie sheet with a layer of decorative rocks and put it near the door so that when people enter they can immediately place wet boots on the rocks. The water will drip through the rocks to the bottom and soon evaporate. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the tips covered in the clip and be sure to pass it along to those who could use these smart hacks to make their own lives easier.

These are just really helpful.

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Having your car professionally detailed can easily end up being quite expensive.  While it’s always nice to have a sparkling clean car, it’s even better when you can have it without spending a small fortune.  Thankfully there are all sorts of cheap ways to clean your car with common items that you probably already have around the house. They can do the job just as well, if not even better, than what professional cleaners use.

These are just a few of the handy tricks covered in the accompanying video so be sure to check it out for even more:

Clean your headlights with toothpaste.  Use regular toothpaste, not the gel type, to polish up car headlight lenses by rubbing it on evenly with a cloth.  Move in quick circular motions to then buff it off and you should notice the grime and fogginess disappear.

Remove stubborn old bumper stickers cleanly and completely with WD-40.  Simply spray the sticker with WD-40 and let it sit for a while, the sticker will absorb it, then you can peel it right off. 

Remove pet fur from carpets and seats with a spray bottle, water, and a squeegee.  Spray the water on the seat and then move the squeegee over the area, it will gather and lift up the hair so you can easily pick it up.

Clean air vents with small foam brushes.  They can easily fit in even the smallest vents and pick up all the dirt and dust inside them.  

Use coffee filters to dust your car dashboard.  Unlike cloth towels and paper towels, coffee filters won’t leave behind lint or just push dust around.  Instead they work great at picking up dust and you can toss a few in the glove compartment for whenever you might need one to freshen up the dash.

Get streak free windows by cleaning them with newspaper.  It’s the cloths and paper towels that leave streaks when you clean your windows so don’t even bother using them.  Instead, spray down the window with cleaner and wipe it off with a piece of newspaper as you normally would. 

Get rid of stubborn, lingering odors by sprinkling baking soda on car seats and carpets.  Let it sit for a couple of hours before vacuuming it up. The baking soda should absorb the foul odors, leaving your car smelling fresh and clean.

There are even more clean car tips covered in the video and it might just have the solution you’ve been looking for!

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An Awesome Trippy Halloween Makeup Tutorial

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For as long as humans have walked this Earth they have been painting their faces. The reasons for doing so are as varied as the designs and colors people use to adorn themselves. Some did it to protect their skin from the sun, wind, insects, and predators while other cultures use body paints in parts of their rituals and ceremonies. These days most people paint their faces for fun and it usually involves a costume, party, or special occasion like Halloween.

Young children love getting cute, simple designs painted on their cheeks at fairs and birthday parties and we all know at least one adult who goes all out on October 31st. Even if you don’t have any reason to paint your face, who cares, you can do it anyways and unleash your inner artist!

For a bit of inspiration look no further than this incredible makeup tutorial from Promise Phan. She’s a popular YouTuber and makeup artist who regularly posts videos of all the different looks she recreates on herself. Her work is spot-on and she’s transformed into Angelina Jolie, Bruno Mars, Tinker Bell, even an Avatar, but this look is her trippiest one yet.

In this video she shows us how to re-create a look that can best be described as visually and mentally confusing! She draws three extra eyes on her face, one in the center and one on each side, and when she’s all done it turns out looking wildly insane. This look is seriously neat and interesting to look at, but not for too long because it might make you feel kind of dizzy! If you can re-create this come Halloween time, you’ll definitely stand out and turn heads.

While it certainly looks hard to recreate, it can be done. As long as you take your time and possess some basic drawing skills you should be able to pull it off. If not, ask an artistic friend to draw it on for you because it’s always easier to have someone else with a steady hand for this type of thing.

If you do decide to try it alone Promise recommends that you focus on making the eyes match your own as closely as you possibly can. The lips and noses are easier and more forgiving since they’re less exact and done by highlighting and shading.

If you have a steady hand and listen to her direction carefully you can pull off this dizzying look… and also freak a lot of unsuspecting people out!

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Six Signs You Are An Old Soul and Aren’t Aware of It:

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There are many people in our lives who are old souls, you may even be one of them. They are wise beyond what their physical appearance or actual age let on and their innate knowledge has given them a very developed understanding of the world. They are often quieter, preferring to observe and learn from a distance, while internalizing the lessons and all of the experiences they go through in life. They tend to be empaths and are very sensitive to the energies of other people in their life…

Old souls radiate a certain frequency that is peaceful and stable, they are naturally calming to be around. Many believe that they have acquired their wisdom from the past lives they’ve led and that through this they’ve been gifted with an enlightened view of the complex world we live in.

As it follows, old souls both experience and see things differently and this sets them apart from what everyone else goes through. In turn, they also do things differently and here are some of the ways in which this shows:

1. Old souls travel their own path through life:
They are not followers in any sense of the word and never do what may be expected of them. The typical goals and materialistic inclinations of life are of no interest to them. Instead of success and power, they are after self-realizations and happiness. That’s why they’re often more connected, spiritual, and grounded.

2. Old souls have only a few true lifelong friends:
They often have difficulty connecting with people around their age because they aren’t interested in many of the things those people do or talk about. Rather, they gravitate towards a select few friends who are able to truly understand them and their intense nature. They don’t waste their time getting to know people that they just cannot relate to and it can be said that old souls look for friends whom they see as kindred souls.

3. Old souls have an unquenchable thirst for learning:
Their passion for all things intellectual and informative is clear from the get-go. They love critical thinking and any experiences they go through they will examine in depth to extract important life lessons from them. For an old soul, knowledge brings happiness and power. Having their thoughts challenged is what they live for.

4. Old souls adjust to new situations and surroundings with ease:
They don’t like to stand out or make a scene and prefer to hang back and observe. While they aren’t anti-social per se, they do view themselves as a sort of misunderstood social outcast. Their natural curiosity leads them to ask many questions and from this deeper conversations follow. However, if talk turns idle or superficial, they immediately lose interest. If they’re unable to steer it back to more meaningful topics, they will simply end it abruptly and move on.

5. Old souls look beyond the mundane and see the bigger picture:
They filter out the basic everyday details that tend to cloud the thoughts and minds of everyone else. Their vision is clear and uncompromised by material things or selfish vanity, which they see as senseless and unproductive. Instead of being focused on the here and now, they look right past it, way down the line into the future. Thinking far ahead about all of the possibilities, or the consequences of ones actions, is what gives them a wider perspective and understanding of the world beyond the present.

6. Old souls are spiritual:
This doesn’t mean they are religious devotees, or even a part of any organized religion. Instead, they are more in tune with a variety of ancient rituals and traditions which by practicing brings them happiness. Old souls are always seeking enlightenment through knowledge, and spirituality both encompasses and fulfills a major part of this.

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Every Time This Spoiled Bunny’s Human Stops Petting He Throws The Funniest Hissy Fit:

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Some animals know exactly what they want and oftentimes they enjoy receiving a nice, gentle, relaxing hand massage from their human companions. It’s no secret that many of our furry pets love to be pet, which may be why we call them “pets” in the first place. Or maybe it’s the other way around, and we call it petting because they are our pets. Whatever the case may be, lots of animals simply love being stroked and scratched. They usually have a sweet spot where they especially like being rubbed. For cats it seems to be around the cheeks, dogs like their ears and back scratched, and then there are some whose sweet spot is everywhere and anywhere.

The little bunny in this video seems to fall in the latter category. From the looks of it he likes being pet all over, especially down his backside. The man in the video gently strokes his ears, nose, cheekbones, temples, head, and back, while the bunny twitches his nose and sits with a content expression on his face, his body completely relaxed and at ease.

When the man stops petting him the bunny is clearly not happy about it. He stamps his furry little paws and lets out adorable growling sounds in protest. It might just be the cutest behavior I’ve ever seen a rabbit do! At one point the furry little guy searches for more pet-pets by crawling under the man’s hand, urging him to resume the mini-massage that he so rudely ended. This bunny knows what he wants and he’s basically telling the man through his grunts, growls, and foot thumping that he is not pleased the cuddle session ended!

Contrary to popular belief, lots of rabbits love being pet and shown affection. The areas they most enjoy being pet is on their head and down their backside. Many often like their dewlap, the roll of skin underneath their chin, scratched and rubbed, but some don’t like this at all. The bunny will let you know whether or not it’s enjoying the attention. When they purr, chatter their teeth, flop over, and close their eyes it means they like it and if you stop and they poke your hand with their head it means “don’t stop, keep petting!”

Rabbits are very expressive, you just have to know how to read them, and over time you become familiar and accustomed to an individual one’s behavior. Like every other pet, they have their own distinct personalities!

The adorable bunny in this video has certainly bonded with his human friend as he feels comfortable telling the man what to do. The little cutie looks so happy being pet and snuggled in his blanket, and if that can’t put a smile on your face then I don’t know what will. Enjoy this hysterical video

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If you found this interesting keep reading to find out The Signs You Have Had Past Lives and Been Reincarnated Numerous Times:

To be reincarnated means to be reborn again. At its most basic core, reincarnation is the belief that after a person dies their soul continues on and starts life over once again. As time marches on, so do our spirits and we will all end up leading a number of new lives in completely different bodies. This all ties in with the constant cycle of life, death, and rebirth that’s all around us and which the universe is forever engaged in. Each time our soul passes on it evolves and becomes wiser, more mature, knowledgeable, and spiritually connected to the universe. As such, people have lived many past lives and they will go on to have many future ones.

If you’ve ever noticed how some people just appear to be old souls, then you are recognizing the energy from their past lives manifesting in their present one. Many people even claim that they either know, feel, or can sense their past life identities in their current lives. They may have memories of the people and events or the places which were associated with who they used to be. Others are simply wise beyond their years and are in tune with whatever life sends their way.

Regardless of whether you can sense or feel your soul’s past or not, we are all a lot older than we’d like to admit! Many of us have died and been re-born again hundreds or thousands of times. It’s the complex interactions between all of our soul’s past lives and experiences that is what forms the deepest levels of our existence. If you believe that you have been reincarnated many times then you will have experienced many of the signs the accompanying video goes over. Six of them are covered in greater detail and they all point towards a person having an old soul:

1. You have the natural gift of foresight:
If you always seem to find yourself sensing and knowing what is going to happen ahead of time then your level of foresight is sharp. Many people have instinctual feelings, which may even be felt physically, dreams, and other visions about what is to come. This is what’s known as precognition and it signifies that ones soul had developed and matured.

2. You can relate to how others are feeling:
Not only are you affected by how other people around you are feeling, you also take on those same emotions. Being empathetic signifies a deep connection with the universe at large and when you have lived many lives it becomes easy for you to plug into other peoples energy.

3. You have a powerfully accurate sense of yourself:
Those of us who are evenly balanced and conscious of our mind, body, and soul have developed this deep sense of self-intuition over many lifetimes. When you’re able to look inside and reach not only your consciousness but also your subconscious, or what’s hidden under the surface and is not so obvious, then you have successfully honed your soul’s connection with your real self.

4. You feel an attraction and kind of kinship for a particular era, place, or civilization:
When you are drawn to a certain culture or time period and you don’t quite know why you are so attracted to it, you just are, it’s your past life influencing your current one. Many people believe that having an inexplicable attraction and feeling of connection to times, places, cultures, societies, and environments is something that gets carried over and remains with your soul from a past life.

5. You have the same dream over and over again:
Recurring dreams are believed to signify recollections of memories from your past lives. These types of dreams are often realistic and life-like, extremely vivid, and oddly familiar in all respects. They stick in your mind well after you have woken up and you can both see and recall minute details from them in your mind’s eye even years later. That’s because at one point those dreams may have been a reality and you lived them in another past life.

6. You oftentimes get a sense of Déjà Vu:
That feeling you get when you sense that you’ve seen or experienced something that you’re currently in the midst of doing before is quite strange. Déjà vu is inevitable and uncontrollable. It always pops up suddenly and we can never prepare ourselves or expect it. It’s believed that déjà vu is connected to our past life experiences and the more past lives you’ve led, the more instances of déjà vu you’re likely to have.

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In the most basic of terms a soulmate is a person who you are meant to be and share your life with. The main idea surrounding soulmates revolves around the thought that both fate and destiny will eventually bring us together with that special someone who we are cosmically bound to end up with.

While this sounds promising and beautiful, the reality is much more complex and drawn out. Real life is messy and fairy tale endings can be hard to come by. Even still, the people who we end up falling in love with are often the ones that we are the most compatible with.

They balance us out and work with us in the sense that they compliment our flaws and abilities. Rather than drag us down, they build us up, and in the process make us better people. This tends to ring true even in the case of opposites attracting, there should be no issues so long as you’re able connect on a deep and meaningful level.

Finding your soulmate can be incredibly easy or a process that involves much trial and error. Some people are just plain lucky and find the one they’re meant to be with early in life, whereas others search endlessly for ‘the one.’ While finding your soulmate can prove difficult to do, there is a way to tell if you’re compatible with someone, by looking to the zodiac signs!

Each and every one of us falls somewhere under the twelve astrologically based zodiac signs. Our signs carry with them a wide ranging variety of information about a person’s personality, character, destiny, emotional attributes, their strengths and weaknesses, and so much more.

In turn, all of the signs are interlaced and linked together in a seemingly endless number of fascinating ways. These connections and traits form a web that can be read and interpreted to figure out many things. One of the revelations it holds are the other specific zodiac signs which you are the most compatible with. From that information you can thus determine who your soulmate is, all according to the zodiac!

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If you figured out which Zodiac Sign Is Your Perfect Soulmate Keep Reading To Find Out The Signs If You Have Actually Found Your Soulmate:

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Have you ever met someone and immediately sensed that they were special right from the start? It’s as if the universe conspired to bring the two of you together and you’ve finally met your ideal match. Whether you realize it at the time or not, you’ve found your soulmate. A soulmate is a person who both compliments and completes you on every level. Whether it’s physically, spiritually, mentally, or emotionally, the two of you just mesh. The chemistry comes naturally and your lifestyles and personalities connect smoothly.

A soulmate balances you out and no matter what you may be going through or facing in life, they always seem to understand what you need and where you’re coming from. You can count on them for help and advice, comfort and reassurance, friendship and love, and virtually anything else.

The instantaneous connection soulmates share doesn’t fade or fizzle out, it grows deeper and stronger over time. They compliment each others flaws and build one another up, making their other half a better person in the process. Even if you have yet to meet your soulmate, don’t worry about it because someone will come along in due time. As the saying goes, “good things come to those who wait,” in the meantime here are the signs that tell you when you’ve finally found your soulmate:

1. You both have similar dreams and goals that you’re striving for. Whether it be career, family, heath and fitness related or more, both of you are similarly aligned.

2. Your sense of humor matches and they have a unique ability at getting you to crack up. After a few days of knowing them you’ll probably already have a couple of hilarious inside jokes.

3. You love talking to them about everything and anything. No topic is off limits or taboo and you don’t hold back any embarrassing details or information for fear of being judged.

4. There is a refreshing, total and complete lack of jealousy on both ends because you trust in each other and are wholly secure in knowing what you have together.

5. You apologize and say sorry whenever you’re wrong or mess up and truly mean every word of it. You don’t fight them any further once you realize you messed up and they accept your apology rather than dragging whatever the situation may be out any further.

6. They bring out the best in you. Maybe they challenge you or don’t let you give up so easy and in doing so you end up accomplishing much more than you ever could have without them.

7. You always have each others back. They constantly cheer you on and encourage you to do your best, you stand up and support them in all of their endeavors, and vice versa.

8. You can read their thoughts and emotions like a book. No words are needed to convey what either of you may be thinking or going through, you just know and can sense what the other is feeling. That kind of completely silent intuition is rare to find, but soulmates share it.

9. You don’t lie to each other. Even if you tried they’d see right through your falsehoods and would call you out on it. You know each other too well and are so open and honest that lying just doesn’t come up.

10. They help you work through your troubles or any issues you may be having. A soulmate wants you to be your best and will work hard right alongside you to solve problems and get over hurdles in the way. They’re often a great source of clarity and keep us focused and centered in the confusing situations we face.

11. There is magic between the two of you when you first meet and lay eyes on one another. It feels magnetic, exciting, and you instinctively know at that moment that you’ve met your soulmate. Listen to what your heart is telling you and go for it!

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A Cinnamon Gardening Life Hack Everyone Should Know

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A little sprinkle of cinnamon has the ability to make all sorts of things taste better. The aromatic spice has long been used as a seasoning and flavor additive for foods and drinks, even the Romans added cinnamon to bitter wines to improve their taste profiles. Today it’s widely used in teas and alcoholic beverages, like the immensely popular and widely appealing Fireball whiskey. However, there are many other non-food related ways in which the power of cinnamon can be harnessed.

One such way is in the garden, or more specifically, when starting your indoor seedlings. A common problem that arises after young, newly planted seeds sprout is that a nasty fungus may develop alongside with them. The fungus can result in a condition called ‘damping off’ disease which is harmful to vulnerable seedlings because it can greatly weaken or kill them.

If you have ever seen a white, fuzzy, cottony, or mold-like substance growing around the plants and on their stems, it’s likely this unwanted pathogen. The fungus thrives in warm humid environments and that, in combination with using a starting mix that isn’t sterilize, can lead to your plants succumbing to damping off disease.

To combat the common issue, reach into your spice cabinet and take out the powdered cinnamon. Simply sprinkle a little bit of the aromatic spice onto the soil around the plants and it will work to protect your seedlings. Don’t over saturate the area, just a pinch will do, and if you get some on the leaves that’s fine. An alternative way that some gardeners also use is to add in the cinnamon when mixing up the potting soil.

However, since the fungus grows on the surface and plant stems, it works best to just sprinkle it on the top layer of soil. Cinnamon is used because it has anti-fungal properties which fight and protect against fungus from forming. At the same time, it doesn’t harm the delicate plants, and so it’s an ideal, effective, and all-natural way to help your seedlings grow.

For many people, the time is now to begin planting most vegetable seedlings. It’s not too late to try using some cinnamon on them and if you haven’t started yours yet, you better hurry before it’s too late, or you’ll have to buy them at a nursery!

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Every Body Part Is In The Palm Of Your Hand – Press The Points For Wherever You Have Pain!

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Western medicine has made many wonderful advances to deal with disease.  However chronic pain or discomfort in varying parts of our body have not been satisfactorily addressed.  Alternative medicine can often be lightyears ahead of western medicine when it comes to relieving pain.

Although a combination of both Western and alternative medicine, is probably the most sensible route overall, it is worth looking at the benefits of an alternative form of pain resolution, such as reflexology. The principles of reflexology have led to the idea of finding the pressure points within the palm of your hand that are connected to the part of the body causing you pain.

By pressing the thumb point into the corresponding part of the hand for 5 seconds, releasing for 3 seconds, pressing again and repeating this cycle for several minutes, several times a day you will get results.  This methodology as well as others are demonstrated in this video.

In the video you are about to watch, Dr. Oz’s guest is a reflexologist who explains that both the hands and feet can be seen as a microcosm of our entire body.  Five audience members come to the stage to explain what part of their body is causing them chronic discomfort or pain.

For each malady, the reflexologist explains which part of the palm is connected to the body part involved.  She then demonstrates how using one hand, different forms of pressing or massaging of a particular part of the palm of the other hand will, over time, alleviate the pain experienced.

The audience members in this video suffered from: (1) Constipation and bloating (2) Insomnia and exhaustion (3) Sinus congestion (4) Upper back pain (5) Low libido.  The reflexologist showed them how to work on their own palms to alleviate their pain or problem.

She explained what sensations they would experience as they applied pressure and massage, that would signal that they were working in the correct area.  Her explanations were fascinating and easy to follow.  After watching this I will try a few of the methods demonstrated for things that I need relief from.

Let us know what you think about reflexology after watching the video.  Have you ever tried it and had success?  Will you give it a try?

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THIS Woman Dips Coffee Filters Into A Bowl Of Water. But The Reason Is Unexpectedly GENIUS!

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When it comes to decorating for any seasonal holiday, you want to look festive and on-point without breaking your budget. There’s no better way to achieve a fresh, spring or summer look than with these dip-dyed coffee filter flowers. While they may sound cheap and thrifty, which they are, they’ll end up turning out beautiful and vibrant looking every time.

They’re super easy and inexpensive to make even if you’re not a crafty type of person. The homemade, handcrafted flowers make for some uniquely thoughtful decorations and they can be used as neat little candy holders or a centerpiece down a table. They’re even perfect for gifting at any time of the year and no special occasion is needed to hand these beauties out. Present one to someone you appreciate and show them how much you care!

To make your own pretty dip-dyed flowers you will need the following items; coffee filters, food coloring, cups, scissors, a shallow dish or pie plate, warm water, a hot glue gun, a cooling rack, and a baking sheet. In the accompanying video Marianne from HGTV Hand-Made shows us step by step exactly how to make these flowers. Read on below for instructions and watch her transform plain old coffee filters into pretty spring blossoms.

In a shallow dish mix up the dye one color at a time, using a ratio of 10 drops of food coloring to one cup of warm water. Take a stack of about 10 coffee filters and place them upside down in the warm water. Remove them once you notice that the dye reaches the top edge of the filters and place them on a cooling rack to dry.

Make sure to place a baking sheet under the cooling rack to help contain the mess and catch any dye-colored water that drips off the filters. Now repeat the process with the other colors you want to make and allow them all to completely dry before moving on to the next step.

To make the flowers, start off by taking a paper cup and carefully trim it down with a pair of scissors so that it’s about 1½ inches tall. Use a total of 3 coffee filters from 2 different colors each and stack one bunch atop the other. Flatten them down and fold them in half, then cut a 1-inch notch in each fold.

Fold it in half again (so it’s in quarters) and cut a one-inch notch in the resulting fold, plus another notch in the middle of the fan-shape that you have at this point. Unfold it one time, so that it’s still folded in half, and trim away the edges near each of the notches so that they end up resembling petal-like shapes.

To assemble each flower, take a cup and dab a little bit of hot glue in the center of it. Take one colored coffee filter, center it over the cup, and press it down into the glue. Fold the sides down roughly around the cup and then take another filter and glue it atop that one.

Take the third and final filter of that one color and glue it to both the bottom and up the sides of the cup, so that it’s covered. Now take the 3 remaining filters from the second color and glue them all to the bottom of the cup. You can fan the filter edges out gently and arrange them so they look fuller, and now they’re ready to use!

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She Built a Modest ‘She-Shed’ In Her Yard. But Then She Opens Up The Door and Reveals THIS Inside!

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Women often wear many hats, in the course of their days, that can be both fulfilling and over-whelming.  Finding time for themselves to focus on their own needs can be a challenge, but it is important to an overall sense of wholeness and well-being.

Barbara Teckles was an aspiring writer, whose contractor husband worked from home as well.  She had heard of a recent trend for women to find a personal space, similar to the “Man Cave”, which has been named a “She Shed”.  She needed a space separate from the house to not only pursue her writing, but to unwind, do yoga, and enjoy a kind of solitude that would fill her up in a spiritual sense.

Barbara’s She Shed, is 120 square feet, of charm and tranquility…dubbed “MY SPACE.CALM”. You will hear her tell her story of her handicapped dachshund who has been an inspiration for her writing, and for her journey of coming to understand her desire to have a place solely for her own needs.

Her husband, lovingly built her She Shed adjacent to their home, and I think you will find thefollowing footage inspirational.  Whether you can afford something like this, or just need to carve out a space within your home, that will help you to be more centered…you will find this video quite useful in reflecting on what it is you do need.

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