The transition from the lazy days of summer to a new school year can be stressful as you try to complete all the tasks necessary. Depending on your location, the transition to fall looms on the horizon in the next month. For residents of Canada, the warm season normally lasts for about 3.5 months, from June 2 to September 18. Here in Florida, our heat will diminish slowly for the next 3 months. Of course, this summer has been incredible hot across the world. Who knows when the summer heat will leave us this year? Here’s a suggested list of activities for the remainder of August and September. Pick from the list to make your perfect transition checklist.Read More
We all know that overthinking is a real killer. Some people suffer from it more than others, but we’ve all gone through it at one time or another. More than once I overworked my mind and started a never-ceasing circle of thoughts. Usually I was just too tired to relax or even sleep. Fortunately, we can all do things to relax our mind and body. Getting into the right habits can help us to practice regular actions to keep us healthy .
Renovating a property is a mixed blessing. In one way, you have finally started on the road to creating your dream home but on the other hand, you’ve got to live with numerous piles of rubble dotted around the place. If you decide to renovate your property from top to bottom, it’s not just about the cost. It’s also about the fact that it can be quite stressful. So when you are working on renovating your property, how can you do it without going crazy in the interim? Read More
Sleep deprivation is equivalent to drunk driving.
Sleep is one of the most fundamental acts of self-care. When we get overwhelmed or stressed, sleep is usually the first sacrifice. For adults 18 – 60, 7 hours sleep is recommended, but according to the CDC , more than one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. Lack of sleep is not only related to how well we think but also increases our risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke, depression, and death. Sleep deprivation weakens our immune systems. One study has even shown that people with chronic insomnia have a three times greater risk of dying from any cause.Read More