Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of beauty and social acceptance.
But I have yet to see a scale that can tell you how enchanting your eyes are. I have yet to see a scale that can show you how wonderful your hair looks when the sun shines its glorious rays on it. I have yet to see a scale that can thank you for your compassion, sense of humor, and contagious smile...
So don't give the scale more power than it
One of the common ways to save money which people often suggest is to buy generic. In many cases, this is good advice. Many generic products these days can hold their own against their name brand counterparts, but this isn’t always the case. There are some generic products that end up costing you more money due to being poorly made. Here are ten generic products that you want to avoid:
Generic items are cheaper for a reason. They’re usually made from less
More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
That they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us
Years ago I drank a lot, not an alcoholic but a coward who hid from her trials and tribulations behind a bottle of beer, or tried to use it to run away from her trials and tribulations.
Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing
1 Peter 3:9
To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
There are some people that can just be so incredibly mean and hateful, I had to stand by and watch a man be severely verbally abusive
An easy way to save on fruits and vegetables is to buy what's in season. Here's a guide to help you identify the best produce deals month-by-month:
oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, lemons, papayas, cabbages: red, white and green; leeks, broccoli, cauliflower
oranges, tangelos, grapefruit, lemons, papayas, broccoli, cauliflower
pineapples, mangoes, broccoli, lettuce