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11/13/12 Just to think about

Tune Up Your Imagination

Tune Up Your Imagination What's the best way to tune up your imagination?
Here are a few ideas to get you started:

1. Draw a picture and describe your future house and everything in it.
2. Draw a picture and describe a space station and all the rooms.
3. Draw a picture and describe your favorite scene from a book or movie. Pretend you are the star! What…

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09/04/12 Just to think about

Memory Tune-Up

Memory Tune-Up Does your memory need a tune up?  
Having a hard time remembering facts you need to know? Practice, Practice, Practice. Then watch how much you'll improve. Here are some easy exercises that are sure to help:

Read a wikipedia article about something you really like such as lions. Make a list of ten facts about the lions. Memorize those facts.
Count and list…

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06/26/12 Just to think about

Stress Busters

Stress Busters Feeling stressed? What's the best way to deal?  
Here are a few of our favorite stress busters...

  • Relax. Make sure you take breaks.

  • Breathe. Always make sure you take deep breaths.

  • Get lots of sleep. Aim for 7 to 8 hours a night.

  • Eat healthy food. Don't skip meals especially breakfast.

  • Exercise. Get at least 30 minutes a day. It doesn't…

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    06/15/12 Just to think about

    Fun in the Sun with Shades

    Fun in the Sun with Shades Start thinking about getting a pair of sunglasses to protect your precious peepers.
    Here are some tips to help you find the perfect sunglasses for your face shape:

    If your face is HEART-SHAPED, opt for thinner frames that won’t overpower your chin.
    If your face is LONG, choose oversized square frames for balance.
    If your face is ROUND, opt for rectangular styles that will minimize curves and give…

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    04/17/12 Just to think about

    Dream Big

    Dream Big You Become What You Believe
    Inside your head, there are no limits on what you can become. If you know what you want to do when you grow up, you already have a goal. But if you don't, it's time to dream big! Don't just imagine that you would like to be a reporter, imagine that you are the most prize-winning, internationally known, reporter ever!…

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