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Nine Tips for Saying No - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Nine Tips for Saying No

Are you a people pleaser? If so, there’s a good chance that saying no to people is a difficult task. Learning how to say no is a valuable skill to have because without it, you could potentially find a lot of your time and energy being spent on putting other purposes and people before yourself. Sometimes, too many commitments can drain you and leave you overwhelmed when all you have to do is master to art of using two little letters: N-O! Here are nine things to keep in mind when saying no from now on.

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Four Ways to Ease Airplane Anxiety Before You Even Fly

There are plenty of ways to ease the fear of flying – before even taking off. The best part? They don’t require a prescription, and they’re simple, too! Check out these four ideas before your next trip, and you may be pleasantly surprised at just how friendly the skies can be!

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At-Home Sunburn Relief Treatments - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

At-Home Sunburn Relief Treatments

I’m sure you’ve experienced varying degrees of sunburn. When you have it, you’ll do anything to get rid of that hot, dry, itchy skin that’s been in the sun too long. Here are a few at-home sunburn treatments to help ease your pain.

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Rethink Your Fast Food: Easy Tips for Eating Healthier on the Go - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Rethink Your Fast Food: Easy Tips for Eating Healthier on the Go

Fast food. There’s such a stigma attached to those words. I hear many people say, “I NEVER eat fast food,” but let’s be honest: It can sometimes be impossible to avoid. It’s quick, easy and convenient, and when you’re on the road or in a pinch, it’s there for you. Luckily, many fast food chains are making an effort to offer several healthier options to choose from.

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Spring into These Warm-Weather Activities

It’s mid-March; spring has to be around the corner, right? While the polar vortex has kept the majority of us cooped up inside watching Netflix and eating Girl Scout Cookies, we’re all ready to get up off the couch. Now I agree, the cold, snowy weather was an acceptable excuse to be lazy, but it’s time to get active. Here are warm-weather activities that will get you up on your feet!

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Steer Clear of Pothole Problems this Season - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Steer Clear of Pothole Problems this Season

Before your next drive, it’s a good idea to review the following tips on how to steer clear of potholes and how to identify symptoms of pothole damage to your car.

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How to Protect Your Skin from the Cold, Dry Winter - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

How to Protect Your Skin from the Cold, Dry Winter

I think we can all agree that this winter has been nothing short of a doozy. The nation has been in a deep freeze for what seems like an eternity, and it’s left many with dry, damaged skin. Don’t worry; there’s hope. There are several things you can do to protect yourself from moisture theft in the harsh, cold and relentless winter months.

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Six Fresh Ideas for Nut-Free School Lunches - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Six Fresh Ideas for Nut-Free School Lunches

If your child attends a peanut- or nut-free school, packing lunches can be tough, but it is doable. Here are some healthy, nut-free school lunches that can be eaten cold and are a breeze to pack.

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Make Your Own Juice: Four Healthy Recipes from Savorfull - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Make Your Own Juice: Four Healthy Recipes from Savorfull

Why spend $8–10 on bottled juice when you can make your own at home? Save time, money, the environment and calories by shopping for your own fruits and veggies and making your own juices. Many bottled juices are very high in sugar and low in dietary fiber. When you create your own blends at home, you have the ability to tailor your juice to your own specific dietary needs and to control the amount of added sugar by using more vegetables than fruit. Here are four of the Savorfull team’s favorite healthy juice recipes.

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Getting Into Golf Without Going Broke

If you’re not a regular Golden Bear, or if you don’t know who the Golden Bear is, then it’s time for you to start playing the great game of golf. Now, golf is not a cheap sport. It’s not like basketball where you can play with just a ball and a hoop; there’s a lot of necessary equipment needed to even begin to play golf. So if you’re tired of playing virtual golf on your Xbox, or if your boss invited you to play a round and you don’t want to embarrass yourself, the Zing Blog is here to advise you and offer you the best tips and advice for stepping into the world of golf.

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