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Insider Tips for Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Living
Inside This Issue...
  • Cure Headache Pain With These 7 Natural Remedies...
  • Web Apps That Can Save Your Life...
  • Fun Facts and Laughs: 2 Non-Driving Car Dangers,
    How To Give Without Being Taxed, And More...
  • Trivia Challenge: Win [[trivia_prize]]
  • Real Estate Q&A: How Do I Make My Home Stand Out?
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Dear Lyn...

Do you have frequent headaches? Some specialists are suggesting alternative natural methods that can help relieve and even prevent. You can learn more about these remedies (a few may already be in your kitchen!) in today's Service For Life!® Free consumer newsletter.

You'll also learn about web applications (apps) for your computer, smart phone, or iPad that can literally save your life, two important non-driving car funny jokes, a trivia challenge, and lots more.

Lyn Trayte

Lyn Trayte, REALTOR®

PS.  When you notice people talking about real estate in the next few weeks, can you tell them about the free consumer information I provide?

They may be people who owe more on their home than it's worth and they don't know what to do. Be their hero by telling them about my Free Consumer Guide, "28 Facts Every Struggling Homeowner Should Know." My exclusive report will explain all their options to avoid foreclosure and improve the situation fast. Just email me at, or call [[phone]], to request a copy for a friend.
Today's Brain Teaser . . .
Name three consecutive days of the week without using the words Monday, Wednesday or Saturday.

  (see answer below)
Cure Headache Pain With
These 7 Natural Remedies
If you suffer from headaches, try a natural remedy before turning to prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Traditional medicine can cause unwanted side effects for many people, which is why alternative, natural methods are gaining in popularity. Talk to your doctor about using these seven natural headache remedies:
  1. Magnesium:  Sometimes migraine sufferers have been found to be deficient in magnesium. Magnesium is found in dark green vegetables, nuts, and seeds. In tablet form, 400 to 600 milligrams each day may help reduce headache frequency.

  2. Butterbur:  As a headache preventative, this anti-inflammatory herb has been shown to help by preventing attacks. Take 75 milligrams each day.

  3. Ginger:  This herb has been used for thousands of years in India. New research indicates that it reduces inflammation in small blood vessels, including ones in the brain. Try infusing a tea with fresh ginger root from the produce department or from dried powder.

  4. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2):  Studies show Vitamin B can correct small deficiencies in brain-cells. Get more riboflavin by eating leafy green vegetables, dairy products, beans, almonds, mushrooms, or tomatoes.

  5. Sunshine:  The Vitamin D produced when you spend time out in the sun seems to affect the way you perceive pain. If you don’t get enough time outdoors, try taking a 2,000 milligram tablet daily.

  6. Rosemary:  The soothing smell of rosemary tea can help you relax and relieve head tension. Infuse 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried herb in a cup. Also, use rosemary oil to massage into your temples for headache relief.

  7. Valerian:  Although the smell is rather unpleasant, this herb has been used since the Middle Ages to relieve pain and relax the body. It also promotes good sleep. Buy it where vitamins and supplements are sold.
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Thinking Of Buying A Home Soon?
If you’re planning to buy a home in the next 6 months, you’ll want a copy of my Free consumer guide, “7 Secrets For Saving Thousands When Financing Your Next Home.” My exclusive report will help you avoid frustrations and costly pitfalls when buying a home. To get a copy, simply email me by clicking here, or call me at: [[phone]].
Web Apps That Can
Save Your Life
Can a good “app,” or web application you use on your computer, smart phone, or iPad really save your life? Sounds far fetched until you read what these apps can do to help you live better, longer and stronger.

iTriage: This app helps you search for treatments and causes related to your symptoms. It also can store your health records and guide you to medical facilities in an emergency. Go to and then click on Mobile Apps.

Pocket First Aid & CPR: With both text and video, this app walks you through the steps to take when someone is in crisis. You’ll see what to do for things like bites, bleeding, bruises, burns or even if the individual has stopped breathing. Type in Pocket First Aid & CPR at

Melanoma Self-Exams: Use the app at to take a picture of a questionable skin lesion. Within seconds after tapping on “Check Risk,” the app will provide you with a risk analysis.

Quit Smoking: Download an app called MyQuit Coach from and quickly be on the path to becoming a non-smoker. This program creates a personalized plan to help you set goals, track your progress, and connect to others who want to quit.

Brain Trainer: Neuroscientists have designed games to keep your cognitive performance sharp, improve your mood, and enhance your memory. A good one is called “Brain Trainer” by on iTunes. This can help prepare you to think quickly in an emergency to save your life, or someone else’s life.
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Would You Like To Know How Much Your
Neighbor’s Home Listed Or Sold For?
Maybe you’re just curious. Or maybe you want to know how much your home is worth. Either way, I can help…with no “sales pitches” or run-arounds. Call me at [[phone]] and I’ll give you all the facts.
Fun Facts and Laughs
2 Non-Driving Car Dangers . . .

DANGER #1: Trunk Entrapment.
In summer months, children can die if thye are trapped inside the car trunk. When you leave your car, lock the doors so kids can’t pop the trunk or get in through the fold-down seats. Since 2001, car manufacturers have included an emergency trunk release. Older cars can be retrofitted with an inexpensive kit at

DANGER #2: Service Station Fires.
Static electricity mixed with gasoline vapors can ignite a fire. The Petroleum Equipment Institute warns that starting to pump gas, followed by getting in and out of the car, and then touching the gas nozzle is a common way to ignite a fire. See a video at

If you get in and out of the car while the gas is pumping, touch metal on the outside of your car to discharge any potential static electricity. If a fire starts while fueling, don’t try to remove the nozzle. Call for help.

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How To Give Without Being Taxed . . .

Giving regular gifts to your family is an effective estate planning strategy and can save up to 50 percent in estate taxes. But if you are too generous at any one time, you may have to pay a gift tax. Currently, the IRS let’s you give up to $13,000 each year without being taxed. Spread out your gifts over time to reduce taxes now and then.

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Quotes To Live By . . .

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
–Napoleon Hill

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit.

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Have A Laugh — "Who Survived?" . . .

Nine men and one woman were hanging on a rope under a helicopter. The rope wasn’t strong enough to carry them all so they decided one had to drop off.

The woman made a touching speech saying she would let go of the rope because, as a woman, she was used to giving up everything for her husband and kids, and for men in general without ever getting anything in return.

As soon as she finished her speech, all the men started clapping their hands…

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Are You My Client Of The Month?
Every month I choose a very special Client Of The Month. It’s my way of acknowledging good friends and saying “thanks” to those who support me and my business with referrals, word of mouth and repeat business.

You might be my next Client Of The Month too! Watch for your name here in an upcoming month.
Trivia Challenge for the Month...
"Who Else Wants To Win [[trivia_prize]]?"
Guess who won last month's Trivia Question? I'm pleased to announce the lucky winner of last month's quiz. And the winner is...drum roll please: [[trivia_winner]] was the first person to correctly answer my quiz question.

Which of the following accidents sends about 86,000 people to the hospital each year?
a) Tooth brushing accidents    b) Coffee overdoses   
c) Running into walls    d) Tripping over pets

The answer is d) Tripping over pets. Dogs may be man’s best friends, but they may cause injuries. While kids trip over them, the most dangerous falls happen to the elderly. So, let’s move on to this month’s trivia question.

Who said, “With great power there must also come great responsibility?”

a) President Roosevelt
b) Spider Man’s Uncle Ben
c) Zig Ziglar
d) Walter Cronkite

EMAIL ME AT: OR Call Me At [[phone]] And You Could Be One Of My Next Winners!
Brain Teaser Answer:
Yesterday, today and tomorrow!
Thanks For Thinking of Me!

Did you know I can help you or any of your friends or family save time and money when buying or selling a home? Thanks for keeping me in mind with your referrals...and spreading the word about my services.
Real Estate Q & A . . .
Q.  How do I make my home stand out in the market without spending much money?
A.  If you want to get offers from buyers, make a great first impression by improving these potential turn-offs:

Messy Landscaping:  Buyers are looking for curb appeal. Take the time to clean up an overgrown yard.

Nasty Odors:  You may not smell some odors in your home because you’ve become desensitized to them. Ask your REALTOR® if there are odors (smoke, pet odors) and how you can get rid of them.

Too Much Clutter:  Pack away any items like excess furniture, personal pictures and nick-knacks. They make your rooms look smaller and distract the buyer from really seeing the house itself.

Old Paint:   A fresh coat of neutral-colored paint is a low-cost way to make your rooms look new and fresh.

You can learn more about these and 40 more tips in my Free Consumer Report called “44 Money Making Tips For Preparing Your Home To Sell.” Just ask me for a copy for yourself or a friend, and I’ll send it right over.

If you have any other real estate questions, or need capable and trustworthy representation, please call me at [[phone]] or email me at
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