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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice
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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice

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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice

People still do those things?
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I believe this thread deserves more serious attention, therefore...

Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice

Bathing - I like to take baths a couple times a week because it helps with my back a bit. I doubt it actually helps directly, but it feels good overall anyway and is relaxing. Ok, who am I kidding, I just like to read in the tub.

Showering - Feels great when you turn the water up so that it's too hot and burns you some. Oh yeah. I hate getting old man hands from the moisture though. Ugh.

Scrubbing with Soap - I use Old Spice body wash, does that count?

Shaving - My beard is my life, but I do trim it, because if I don't I notice that women give me dirty looks and little children run away from me screaming. This is not the reaction I am going for.

Brushing teeth - This one sucks. You can not shower for 3 years straight, and then in a very short time fix the problem. Not as easy if you don't brush your teeth for 3 years straight. Why's nature gotta be like that?

Changing clothes - I wear clothes as little as possible, but I do try to change into something before I go out. Some places you just have to draw the line though.

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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice
The modern preoccupation with personal hygiene could be to the detriment of our skin, according to Dr Nick Lowe, consultant dermatologist at the Cranley Clinic  in London.

‘Most people wash far too much,’ he says. ‘Using piping-hot water combined with harsh soaps can strip the skin of its oils, resulting in dryness, cracking and even infection.

‘For the majority of us, there is no need to have a thorough wash every day.’


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1380504/Seven-daily-sins-Shower-day-Rinse-brushing-teeth-These-healthy-habits-devilishly-bad-you.html#ixzz2YIItHCN9

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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice

People still do those things?

Those who haven't taken to hair shirts and desert prowling, at least.
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Whats hygiene
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I follow a personal hygiene program

I just meant anyone in general who was shaving unless you have a beard

That is also taking care of your finances and bill payments -(information)-

Keeping a house clean and doing household chores 

Taking care of my responsibilities?...
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Bathing,Showering,Scrubbing with Soap,Shaving,Brushing teeth,Changing clothes. Personal Hygiene Please Practice

People still do those things?

Yes, its like a Nursing/Doctor approach to taking care of yourself and changing your garments to clean clothes

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I don't like bathing, I prefer showers. Last time I take a bath a couple of years ago.

I don't like shower gels because I have a feeling they don't rinse fully. I prefer cube soap.

I shave myself precisely on Nativity and Easter. On regular basis I just use hair trimmer to cut the beard to 2-3 millimeters when I have enough looking like a homeless person.

What is this thread about?
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I follow a personal hygiene program

I just meant anyone in general who was shaving unless you have a beard

That is also taking care of your finances and bill payments -(information)-

Keeping a house clean and doing household chores 

Taking care of my responsibilities?...

I prefer showering to paying bills. Is there some way that I can decease bill payments by showering more?

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Whats hygiene

Hygiene is providing you with toiletries (Like the French) and taking care of yourself

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I haven't had a bath in years. I don't get the whole 'soak up for hours and relax' schtick - I just get fidgety. Showers are much better, and one day I'm so getting a standing jacuzzi like this.

I always shower in the evening; I'm too cold and in too much of a hurry in the morning.

Also, dry body brushing absolutely rules.
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I don't like bathing, I prefer showers. Last time I take a bath a couple of years ago.

I don't like shower gels because I have a feeling they don't rinse fully. I prefer cube soap.

I shave myself precisely on Nativity and Easter. On regular basis I just use hair trimmer to cut the beard to 2-3 millimeters when I have enough looking like a homeless person.

What is this thread about?

Your guess is as good as mine.
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Hygiene ...(Like the French)

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In school, I had a roommate who was from Paris. I could never get in the bathroom because she took several showers a day.
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Since I don't pay for water, I take four showers a day and a bath after work.
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I guess you build a luxury bathroom  ;D

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Those who haven't taken to hair shirts and desert prowling, at least.

I want a hair shirt...does anyone make those anymore?

Also, dry body brushing absolutely rules.

What's this?  Not a mortician's technique, I hope.  :P
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Also, dry body brushing absolutely rules.

What's this?  Not a mortician's technique, I hope.  :P

Using a body brush like this one on dry skin before showering, rather than during. The improvement in skin quality is spectacular, not to mention the energy boost. I've known people who use this technique every morning, together with an energising shower, like bergamot, and find they don't need coffee to wake up.
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Also, dry body brushing absolutely rules.

What's this?  Not a mortician's technique, I hope.  :P

Using a body brush like this one on dry skin before showering, rather than during. The improvement in skin quality is spectacular, not to mention the energy boost. I've known people who use this technique every morning, together with an energising shower, like bergamot, and find they don't need coffee to wake up.
What's the science behind that one?
You sound like a professional who knows what he's talking about.  That's because you are.

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Also, dry body brushing absolutely rules.

What's this?  Not a mortician's technique, I hope.  :P

Using a body brush like this one on dry skin before showering, rather than during. The improvement in skin quality is spectacular, not to mention the energy boost. I've known people who use this technique every morning, together with an energising shower, like bergamot, and find they don't need coffee to wake up.
What's the science behind that one?

On my end, of the 'I don't know how this works, but it works' kind.
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I want a hair shirt...does anyone make those anymore?

Here you go, don't have too much fun!

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I want a hair shirt...does anyone make those anymore?

Here you go, don't have too much fun!

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I do everything on that list, especially shaving every morning. However, brushing my teeth is the worse. I hate taking care of my teeth. Flossing and brushing is so hard and time consuming. I wish I could just get them all pulled out and get dentures like my grandpa.
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Never say Christians don't do BDSM again.

I know of a lifestyle (fetish/bdsm) site that not only has Christian discussion groups, but there's even an Eastern Orthodox group. :)

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I do everything on that list, especially shaving every morning. However, brushing my teeth is the worse. I hate taking care of my teeth. Flossing and brushing is so hard and time consuming. I wish I could just get them all pulled out and get dentures like my grandpa.

My wife's grandfather always had a horrible time taking care of his teeth so when my mother-in-law was eight or nine years old, her father met a dental student (yes, a STUDENT) at the bar around the corner from their house, got liquored up, went into the bathroom where the guy pulled all this teeth and then went back in a week or so to get his dentures.

He was hero enough when he survived Normandy and became the hardest man I ever met once I heard this story.  Oh, he also drove himself to the hospital after having his eye deflated by a broom handle. 

After his death, my wife got a bracelet made that has one of his glass eyes as the focal point.  She's as weird as he was tough. ;)
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Oh, he also drove himself to the hospital after having his eye deflated by a broom handle. 
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I want a hair shirt...does anyone make those anymore?

Here you go, don't have too much fun!

The whips and what not are rather disturbing, but the hairshirts seem disappointing.  It looks like I could make that by stitching together some empty basmati rice bags, and it's so expensive?  So much for being an ascetic. 

What's the link for that lifestyle site you were talking about?  I'm not into such things personally, but I'm curious that there's enough EO interested in it to merit a separate section...I thought the gluttony for punishment extended only to ecumenical synods and other such things.  ;)
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I follow a personal hygiene program

I just meant anyone in general who was shaving unless you have a beard

That is also taking care of your finances and bill payments -(information)-

Keeping a house clean and doing household chores 

Taking care of my responsibilities?...

I prefer showering to paying bills. Is there some way that I can decease bill payments by showering more?

Yes.  Every time you feel the urge (or necessity) to pay a bill (sounds like a serious addiction, for which no 12-step group has yet been established, afaik), have a cold shower for at least 5 minutes.  Scrub your scalp vigorously with a wire brush while doing so.  Your bill payments will decrease dramatically.  An added benefit will be that by using cold water each time you will acclimate yourself to it for the time when your electricity/gas company cuts you off and only cold water will flow through the pipes.  Unfortunately, once the water company catches on, well....Then you'll just have to spend some time gathering dirt in buckets, stand in the shower, scrub yourself with the dirt while scrubbing your scalp vigorously with a wire brush.  Problem solved.  ;D
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eww... what do you do with those? stab it onto yourself!? i guess one might just have it prickle you, but seems dangerous!

but, i remember when younger, I would take the end of a cord and whip my back, not sure why. i thought flagellants were pretty interesting back then tho ;P
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eww... what do you do with those? stab it onto yourself!? i guess one might just have it prickle you, but seems dangerous!

That's the modern version of the cilice. It's worn around the thigh, tightly enough to stab into the skin. A favourite of the Opus Dei, if you believe Dan Brown. :D
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eww... what do you do with those? stab it onto yourself!? i guess one might just have it prickle you, but seems dangerous!

That's the modern version of the cilice. It's worn around the thigh, tightly enough to stab into the skin. A favourite of the Opus Dei, if you believe Dan Brown. :D

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Whats hygiene


Hahahahaaaa. You made me laugh.
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There are also traditional methods if you do not like modernism

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Never say Christians don't do BDSM again.

I know of a lifestyle (fetish/bdsm) site that not only has Christian discussion groups, but there's even an Eastern Orthodox group. :)
I do not want to know how you know this.  :o
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I was familiar with the Orthodox use of bdsm as an initialism for "Biblically Detailed Sacred Maps," and inspired by ialmisry I was doing some research in that area of study. Who knew a search for "bdsm eastern orthodox" would land me in such a place?

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I was familiar with the Orthodox use of bdsm as an initialism for "Biblically Detailed Sacred Maps," and inspired by ialmisry I was doing some research in that area of study. Who knew a search for "bdsm eastern orthodox" would land me in such a place?
I will need to reprimand Ialmisry immediately for leading helpless souls into such depravity. Now we know why Isa has such a fondness for maps...
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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I was familiar with the Orthodox use of bdsm as an initialism for "Biblically Detailed Sacred Maps," and inspired by ialmisry I was doing some research in that area of study. Who knew a search for "bdsm eastern orthodox" would land me in such a place?

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A better link to the same video: 

Basic Hygiene Tips :police:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H05-k9fdYpw