9/12/18 Newsletter: The Easy Trick To Destressing

the easy trick to destressing

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Tea is your best friend when you’re stressed. And we’re not just talking about that old box of tea in your pantry. We’re talking about natural, herbal teas that have the ability to reduce both mental and physical stress.

Sip On This: Peppermint tea is a solid choice for when you’re feeling overwhelmed. The menthol in peppermint is a well-known muscle relaxer and it’s refreshing to boot. Ginseng tea, another great option, is proven to help you manage anxiety and mental tension. [Swirled]

Life Hack Of The Day: Fish Edition

Can’t get that fish dinner smell off your hands? Wash your hands with toothpaste.


If you’re not thinking about what’s in your laundry detergent, it’s time to start. According to the FDA, manufacturers aren’t required to publicly list all the ingredients in their products, like artificial fragrances. Keep an eye out for detergents that use bleach or “brighteners,” which could include harmful chemicals you don’t want anywhere near your body. [Swirled]

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Career + Finance

New Paychex data shows that 67 percent of hiring managers find the most incriminating information about job candidates on Facebook. The top findings of concern? Poor spelling and grammar, partying photos and displaying political views. Make sure you keep your accounts work-friendly… just in case. [Swirled]

Did You Know? You’ve probably held hundreds of them in your lifetime, but there’s a lot you may not know about the $1 bill. For instance, it costs 56 cents to create one, and you can fold a bill back and forth 4,000 times before it finally tears (since it’s made of mostly cotton). [Swirled]

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Food + Drink

There are a ton of easy, delicious ways to cook with shishito peppers. The sweet, fruity and sometimes smoky peppers taste great sautéed and tossed into a creamy sauce for tacos or even pickled for a crunchy, refreshing snack. [Swirled]

Recipe Of The Day: It’s time to whip up some pumpkin seed oil pesto for all of your fall recipes. Swapping olive oil and pricey pine nuts for pumpkin seed oil and budget-friendly pumpkin seeds is one of the best ways to give your pesto a nutty, pumpkiny and comforting makeover. Bring on all the autumn vibes! [Swirled]

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If you have a weekend to spare, take a short trip to the south. Music fiends, check out Atlanta, Georgia, which has 300-plus recording studios and a handful of big-ticket arenas. And foodies should head to Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts tons of comfort food must-tries and experimental restaurants for the adventurous eaters of the bunch. [Swirled]

Deal Of The Day: You don’t need to take a trip overseas to stay in a fairytale-worthy castle. For just $30 per night per person, you can stay in a three-bedroom castle in Ellington, Connecticut, complete with dreamily themed rooms, a fortress and magical private garden and fountain. [Swirled]

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