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What I Learned from the Hairdresser

Yesterday I had my hair trimmed for spring and learned something interesting from the hairdresser. I requested to only have my hair wet cut rather than washed and cut and casually mentioned that I hadn't used shampoo for a long time and didn't want to start again. I am very happy with my baking soda and apple cider vinegar system.
As the hairdresser was cutting my hair, she inquired as to why I wasn't using 'drugstore' shampoos. I mentioned that I found that my hair seemed to be coated with something and I did not like the feel of it. That's when I learned that 'drugstore' shampoos have wax in them, where as the more expensive 'salon' shampoos did not. She said, that she did not know that until she became a hairdresser herself and then could experience it first hand.
So, I stick with my inexpensive natural system rather than switch to the expensive salon system.
I would love to hear from readers about their thoughts and experiences.

Give Yourself Credit and Dream Big

Sometimes we feel sorry for ourselves and get depressed, but then somethings happens or a website appears that make you really reevaluate your situation. I have come across the guy in this video and his website a number of times recently. Well, today I just have to share this inspiring story. I am not sure I could be as upbeat as Nick in his situation.

Quotes from Nick: "The day you believe that you have reached your fullest potential is the day you have not""Dream big""The only limits I have in my life are the limits I have put on myself"
3 Part Inspirational Video by Nick Vujicic Nick Vujicic, No Arms, No Legs, No Worries! Part 1 of 3 Vujicic, No Arms, No Legs, No Worries! Part 3 of 3Websites and More YouTube Videos Life Without LimbsAttitude Is AltitudeYouTube Videos

Spring Arrived Early

The last of the ice in the lake March 16/10
After a pretty nice winter, that means no huge snowfalls, spring is arriving about 1 month ahead of schedule. There could still be some more snow on the way, but it will not last as the ground is already thawing. The ice is out of most lakes and the first snowdrops are up. I wonder what this weather will mean for the rest of the year? The lack of a heavy snow cover could spell trouble for people on wells this summer.
The fishermen are out in full force already, last year on April 1st the official opening of the fishing season, there was still ice in the lake. The ducks are swimming around, maybe the ducklings will arrive early this year.
I am sorry that I haven't been able to update my blog more frequently, but I have just been swamped with work. Then this week I came across this really cute idea to say "I'm sorry" in a 'geeky' kind of way. Unfortunately, I don't remember where I saw it or snagged it.

Time Just Flies and the 5 Laws of Nature

I don't know where time goes. In a blink of an eye another weeks has passed and we are already in the 3rd month of the year. So it is high time to write another blog article. I seem to go in waves when I have lots of ideas and then suddenly .... nothing. I am finally cleaning out my todo file and came across this, I don't even remember where I got it from any more.
The five Universal Laws of Nature The law of Balance. There are two sides to everything.The law of Growth. Everything happens for a reason – evolution.The law of Connection. All things are interconnected, nothing is independent.The law of Attraction. What you appreciate grows.The law of Hierarchy. There is an force greater than the force we know. All things are humble to something.They remind me of the saying: everything I needed to know I learnt in Kindergarten. Well, the best teacher for everything I need to learn and understand is nature.