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Kara Perez

Kara lives in Austin, TX, working as a writer and a nonprofit development associate. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2011 with $25,302 in student loans and paid them off in three and a half years on a salary of less the $28,000. Kara blogs about debt payoff, frugal living and women in media on her website, www.fromfrugaltofree.wordpress.com

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7 Tips for Preventing Injuries During Workouts and Other Physical Activities

By Kara Perez / August 10, 2017

Exercising is great for the mind and body but, if you’re not careful, you can get hurt. From scrapes and scratches to pulled muscles and neck and back injuries, there’s a lot that can go wrong when you’re engaged in moderate to intense physical activities like exercising. While this shouldn’t convince you to stop working […]

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Your First Month in London

By Kara Perez / July 26, 2017

If you’ve not had the luck to grow up in the city, it can be overwhelming when you move there to study or work for the first time. It’s one of the most expensive cities on the planet, and the largest in Europe, connected by an interlocking web of bus networks, overground, underground and national […]

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Web Meetings for IT

By Kara Perez / July 14, 2017

When Working Well Matters – Online Conferencing for IT Purposes When you have a question or concern about a product or service you have purchased or are considering investing in, it can be discouraging not to receive a prompt and precise answer. The transferring of clients with comments from one personnel member to another is […]

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Positive and Negative Effects Of Running on the Beach

By Kara Perez / June 29, 2017

There’s a reason we all take photos of our feet in the sand and post them to our social media accounts. The first is to make our friends jealous (come on, you know it’s true) and the second is, man, it feels good. There’s something about sand that just screams “vacation mode”, even if you […]

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Why is it Difficult to Gain Weight Even Though I’m Eating More Than Usual?

By Kara Perez / May 26, 2017

Gaining muscle mass requires the right training and nutrients. However, some individuals following a weight gain diet and exercise routine may still fail to see desired results. This can be especially frustrating for people who are underweight. So, why is it that some people have difficulty gaining weight? It Could Be in Your Genes Just […]

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How To Prep Your Skin For Sleep

By Kara Perez / May 3, 2017

Between your career and social life, you probably don’t have time for a nap. But sleep isn’t negotiable – especially when it comes to your skin. As you sleep, your body repairs and replenishes itself. But there’s more to an effective beauty sleep than simply laying down on your bed. Here’s how to prep your […]

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How to Curb the Urge to Eat Junk Food?

By Kara Perez / May 2, 2017

All those hours in the gym, sweating it out, will go down the drain if there is not focus on the diet. The right balance of workout and diet will give the desired results. Everybody knows that the tasty and mouth watering​ junk food is high in calorie content. It’s health risks are not unknown. […]

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8 Rookie Mistakes to Sidestep During Your First Group Video Call

By Kara Perez / April 28, 2017

With more and more companies exploring the benefits of video chatting for group and adding it to their roster of must-have communication features, it’s quite a surprise to know that many users still make rookie mistakes when they use the service. Here are some of the most common mistakes first-timers make. Review the list so […]

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Tanning: Prevention and Cure

By Kara Perez / April 25, 2017

Just a couple of hours in the scorching heat are enough to bring your skin down several shades. And another season goes by without wearing those pretty sleeveless summer dresses! But do you know that tanning is actually a form of protection only. The pigment called melanin increases in our skin to protect us from […]

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Millenial Fashion Choices in the 2010s

By Kara Perez / April 21, 2017

Fashion is a fast-moving field, and difficult to predict. While designers would hope trends propagate from their inspiration, to catwalks and out into the high street, in reality, the next big thing could come from anywhere, with the mainstream seizing on ideas not just from fashion shows but also any subculture, tv show or movement […]

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