The Day I Pissed Off Dr Scholls

I work for BzzAgent online to test products that I get for free to try out and review. All was merry in the land of Oz until the day I pissed off Dr Scholls. I began using their new inserts as part of my BzzAgent job and initially gave them a great review. As time went on however the product did not hold up to my initial experience. I wrote about that. They rejected my response. They claim this:
THE SCIENCE OF HAPPY FEET

Every Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Kiosk uses over 2,000 pressure sensors to create a unique FootMap of your feet — identifying pressure points, arch type and foot length. In just two minutes, the kiosk processes all this data and recommends the Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Inserts that are right for you!

Provide all-day relief for tired, achy feetOffer customized heel cushioning to relieve foot pressureContain a CradleFlex® Support System that gives your arches customized support and stabilityPlaces your feet into a more supported position and disperses pressure levels more evenly

Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Inserts provide support for your feet where they need it most. Now everyone can enjoy customized support and cushioning. These Orthotic Inserts also:

Fit easily into most shoes, including casual shoes, dress shoes, sneakers and work shoesStay securely in place, thanks to the ¾ length designNormally retail for $49.95 per pair at most locationsCome with a money-back guarantee (so there’s no risk in trying them!)

For more Custom Fit® info, awesome videos on the FootMapping® technology involved and to find a kiosk near you, head to DrScholls.com.

THE SCIENCE OF HAPPY FEET

Every Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Kiosk uses over 2,000 pressure sensors to create a unique FootMap of your feet — identifying pressure points, arch type and foot length. In just two minutes, the kiosk processes all this data and recommends the Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Inserts that are right for you!

Provide all-day relief for tired, achy feetOffer customized heel cushioning to relieve foot pressureContain a CradleFlex® Support System that gives your arches customized support and stabilityPlaces your feet into a more supported position and disperses pressure levels more evenly

Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotic Inserts provide support for your feet where they need it most. Now everyone can enjoy customized support and cushioning. These Orthotic Inserts also:

Fit easily into most shoes, including casual shoes, dress shoes, sneakers and work shoesStay securely in place, thanks to the ¾ length designNormally retail for $49.95 per pair at most locationsCome with a money-back guarantee (so there’s no risk in trying them!)

For more Custom Fit® info, awesome videos on the FootMapping® technology involved and to find a kiosk near you, head to DrScholls.com.”

However in my opinion the match up over the course of use versus initial application just want equal. I’m sorry Dr. Scholls but for $50 you got some work to do.

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation | The Mind Unleashed

This is a great article on the emotional manipulator. As someone with over 16 years of experience working with individuals with mental illness, developmental delays, their families, their network of social services, and in various settings I have come across many emotional manipulators. They are cunning and often go unnoticed. Recognize them and you will be on a healthier road in life. The effort it takes and drains from your life is not worth the effort. Read:

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation | The Mind Unleashed.

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Celebrate 4th of July Your Way

Sometimes we all get caught up in what is the “normal” socially acceptable action for each given moment. Holidays are big one’s, that people get caught up in what is expected from you. They leave out tons of people and make people who don’t participate in the said holiday’s events to be wrong, broken, misplaced, forgotten. Screw that!

Celebrate the holidays the way you want. Make this 4th of July your way. Don’t like fireworks, screw that, pass em’ up. Don’t like red, white, and blue cupcakes or anything for that matter, screw that, eat tan food all day. Don’t want to BBQ or reflect on our founding fathers, screw that too. Just read a book and relax in the comfort of your own home. Really, stop feeling pressured about life. Everyone needs to take one big collective breath and relax. While on vacation this week from work, I noticed a lot more about people. They are tense as hell! Relax! I found myself getting all worked up and caught up in it. I literally had to unplug my computer. It was ridiculous! The moment you decide to unplug and stop comparing your wishes, feelings, thoughts, actions, life, etc to others you release a world of fresh freedom all over yourself. Freedom, that is it. Personal freedom. Isn’t that fundamentally what the 4th is all about anyway? Freedom to believe, think, do (within the confines of the law), hear, say, etc what you want? Yes my friends, yes it is. 

So go! Go be free! Enjoy this holiday and every other the way you want.  Just do it with coffee, because no day is worth going through unless you can do it at 100 miles per hour ;)

 

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Order Bouq Flowers for the 4th of July! #BouqLove

catalogs (Promotional ad that I cosigned to and agreed to sell. These flowers are different. Read the bio below and learn about why I would feel the need to sign up to such a campaign.)

Learn about Bouq Love:

The Bouqs (as seen on Shark Tank, O! Oprah Magazine, Forbes, E!, The Today Show, & Popsugar), are changing the flower industry one bouquet at a time.

Traditional flower delivery services act as a middle man causing prices to increase and flower freshness to decrease.

The Bouqs own their own flower farm, growing flowers in the rich soil of an active volcano. All bouquets are cut to order and are sent to your door. There is no waste, and there is no middle man, leaving you with great savings.

The Bouqs also take the pain out of choosing flowers. Their pricing is simple – $40 flat fee for all Original size bouquets with FREE SHIPPING. This allows you to choose the bouquet you love best without thinking about price!

For Fourth of July, The Bouqs are bringing back their Red, White and Bouq (which is red, white, and blue roses)! Check them out here!

This bouquet is THE perfect gift to bring to the Fourth of July BBQ you are attending or hosting.

Links to place orders! Don’t forget to use the *** Hash Tag ***

#BouqLove

http://marker.ly/b/red2144/12023/65 — The Bouqs
http://marker.ly/b/red2144/12023/66 — 4th of July Flowers – Red, White and Bouq

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Thanks to Scream Scene Queen (http://moviescenequeen.com/), I was able to win a family pack of tickets to see How To Train Your Dragon on Wednesday evening at Waterfront AMC theater’s. So albeit this review is a little late in comparison from when I saw it till now, I wanted to hold off with my review until this weekend. Some of you might have had a chance to see it, but most people will be going this evening to see it. In which case this review is for you ;)

My husband, myself, our four children ages 8, 6, 6, and 4 ALL loved it. Not only is that rare, but unheard of. There is usually a drop off of either the little one doesn’t like it when the rest does, or it shifts and the little one’s like it but it leaves out the adults. This movie covered us all. It was truly a fun family night out. The movie had action, comedy, drama, laughter, tears, squeamish ooh’s and ahh’s. My husband and I didn’t really care for the first one, actually not being too hopeful for the second, but I honestly think we both became fans of this film by the time the credits rolled. We highly recommend it to any family of any size and age spread.

This movie had a story with beautiful art and well written script. The comments were genuine responses, not forced for response and cued laugh tracks. Complete with 3D glasses to make the experience a whole body action film, How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a wonderful flick. A heartfelt ruining between Hiccup and his mother and so much more. I don’t want to be a spoiler alert so I’ll stop there. Looking for something to do this weekend that will have everyone together and bonding, go see How To Train Your Dragon 2.

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