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20 Totally Awkward (But Hilarious) Valentine’s Day Cards

20 Totally Awkward (But Hilarious) Valentine’s Day Cards

Whichever situation or stage of a relationship you are in, you’ll able to find a card that brilliantly expresses how you truly feel so you don’t have to say it face-to-face. There’s something for everyone – your bae, almost-lover, single friends, besties, mom or even your ex.

When it’s still ambiguous…

Awkward confession
    Source: diamonddonatello
    awkward-dating-card
      Source: EmilyMcdowell
      unplanned_love
        Source: PeekAOwl

        For the newly attached

        http://valentinesshit.tumblr.com/post/41245976926
          Source: ValentinesShit
          o-VDAY-CARD-THING-570
            Source: EmilyMcdowell

            For those who found love online

            tinder_card

              grindr_card
                Source: ParadisePapercraft

                For those that have been together for too long…

                still_not_sick
                  Source: kingofcirclelenses
                  il_570xN.570022355_odsm
                    Source: RowHouse14

                    For the friendzoned

                    platonic_vday_card
                      Source: ForTheLoveOfWords

                      For the ex

                      ex_vday_card
                        Source: StrangerDays

                        Send it to your BFF

                        bff_vday_card
                          Source: FunGirlsCards

                          Single, so what?

                          tinder_valentines
                            Source: JulieAnnArt

                            It gets a little geeky

                            If you decide to be a little cheesy. Or find more geeky designs here.

                            vday_geeky
                              Source: ClassyCardsCreative

                              When analogies would help express it better

                              love_cat
                                Source: TheDetroitCardCo
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                                  Source: LissaLooStationery

                                  For those who are shy…

                                  choo_choose_valentine
                                    Source: Imgfave
                                    soiloveyou

                                      Source: Sadshop

                                      For those who are *NOT* shy!

                                      delete_clothes
                                        Source: CrimsonandCloverGift
                                        licked_it
                                          Source: SimplySaidPaperie

                                          Featured photo credit: Kathryn Rotondo via flickr.com

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                                          Last Updated on January 11, 2021

                                          11 Hidden Benefits of Using Oil Diffusers

                                          11 Hidden Benefits of Using Oil Diffusers

                                          Affordable, relaxing, and healthy, oil diffusers are gaining popularity with people everywhere due to their extensive benefits. Oil diffusers work through the simple process of oil diffusion, which uses heat to turn oil into a vapor that is then spread around a living space. Diffused oil can have several relaxation and health-related benefits, including safe scent-dispersion, mosquito and mold defense, stress relief, and more!

                                          Read on for 11 hidden benefits of using oil diffusers.

                                          1. Safe Scents That Make Sense

                                          Unlike candles or air fresheners, oil diffusers release cleansing molecules into your air that work to purify it, not overload it with unhealthy chemicals. Electronic diffusers also do not pose the fire risk that candles do. Plus, they contain the added feature of interchangeability, which means you change oil types for different scents and health benefits.

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                                          2. Stress Relief

                                          Several lab studies have confirmed that diffusing essential oils like lavender have been shown to reduce stress and help relieve anxiety in medical patients. Preliminary studies have also shown that oil diffusers can help alleviate symptoms of depression.

                                          3. Improved Sleep

                                          Diffused oil has relaxing properties that can help people of all ages fall asleep quicker and sleep more soundly. Electronic diffusers not only have the option to mix and match different oil blends (Try a lavender, Bulgarian rose, and Roman chamomile blend to help with insomnia), they also run at a gentle hum that helps relax an agitated mind. Many also come with an auto shut-off feature to help conserve oils once you have fallen asleep.

                                          4. Appetite Control

                                          Much like gum, oil diffusers can help stimulate the senses in a way that works to curb appetite. New research has shown that diffused peppermint oil can help curb appetite by inducing a satiety response within the body. Diffused peppermint oil has also been shown to increase energy.

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                                          5. Bacteria and Mold Killing

                                          When essential oils are diffused in the air, they break down free radicals that contribute to the growth of harmful bacteria. Eucalyptus, thyme, and tea tree oils are especially good for this purpose. Diffused oil is also highly effective when it comes to combating fungal yeast threats, as the oil help makes the air inhospitable for yeasts such as mold. Pine and red thyme essential oils are best for combating mold.

                                          6. Decongestion and Mucus Control

                                          Ever tried Vick’s Vapo-Rub? Its decongesting powers come from active ingredients made from the eucalyptus tree. In principle, oil diffusers work the same way as Vapo-Rub, except they diffuse their decongesting vapor all around the room, not just on your chest or neck. Oil diffusers have been known to cure pneumonia in lab mice.

                                          7. Mosquito Repellant

                                          Nobody likes mosquitoes — but when the trade-off means using repellants full of DEET, a toxic chemical that can be especially harmful to children, mosquito control can often seem like a lose-lose. However, scientists have shown that oil diffusers can be used as a safe and highly effective mosquito repellant. Studies have shown that a diffused oil mixture containing clove essential oil and lemongrass essential oil repelled one type of Zika-carrying mosquito, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, at a rate of 100%.

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                                          8. Pain Relief

                                          While applying oils directly to areas of your body may be the most effective way to alleviate pain, diffusing essential oils can also be an effective means of pain relief. When we inhale healthy essential oils, they enter our blood stream and can help internally relieve persistent pain from headaches, overworked muscles, and sore joints.

                                          9. The New Anti-Viral

                                          Research into the anti-viral effects of oil diffusion is now just gaining steam. A recent study showed that star anise essential oil was proven in medical experiments to destroy the herpes simplex virus in contained areas at a rate of 99%. Another study showed the popular DoTerra oil blend OnGuard to have highly-effective influenza-combating powers.

                                          10. Improved Cognitive Function

                                          Diffusing essential oils has also been shown to improve cognitive function. Many essential oils have adaptogenic qualities, which can work twofold in soothing us when we’re stressed, and giving our bodies a pick-me-up when we’re feeling down or sluggish. By working to level out an imbalanced mood, diffused oils also help us to focus. There are also several essential oils which have been shown to help balance the body’s hormones. With prolonged use, these oils can work to repair the underlying causes responsible for hindering cognitive function.

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                                          11. Money Saving

                                          With ten clear benefits of oil diffusers already outlined, there is one more that should now be obvious: using an oil diffuser will help you to save money. As an anti-viral, bug repelling, and stress-relief solution rolled into one safe product, an oil diffuser used with the proper oils will save you money on products you might otherwise be buying to help cure those pesky headaches or get your kids to fall asleep on time. If you’re wondering just how affordable oil diffusers can be, check the buyer’s guide to the best oil diffusers — you’ll be sure to find one that fits your budget!

                                          Featured photo credit: Jopeel Quimpo via unsplash.com

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