Today’s Solutions: May 21, 2024

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4 simple ways to feel at your absolute best this summer

The sunshine of summer is enough to make you feel better than you usually do throughout the year. But with a few changes to your daily habits, you can feel at your absolute best throughout the summer. Without further ado, here are four simple ways to optimize your health during the hottest months Read More...

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How to keep your garden snake-free

We decided to dust off this older story which offers some great solutions.  In many parts of the world, the summer is also snake season, and now is the time to be wary. There are plenty of different kinds of snakes. Some are harmless and actually help out their hosts by providing free pest Read More...

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Passive cooling techniques reduce AC strain by up to 80 percent

In the summer months, many of us are of two minds: we’re dying to keep it cool, but we’re also dying not to spend too much on electricity. Not only that, many of us don’t want to overload our town’s power grid during the summer, so we’re turned to AC alternatives.  As it turns out, Read More...

Heat exercise

10 tips to keep exercising during the hottest months

While our need to exercise doesn’t stop, neither does the weather, and the summer months are getting hotter and hotter. If you’re going to brave the sweltering sun and still go for a run, here are a few things to keep in mind.  Adapt to the heat Don’t jump straight into your normal routine Read More...

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How to properly treat a sunburn

This year promises to deliver very hot, very dry weather, especially across central and western North America. This means even though you plan to do everything you can to avoid it, you may at some point discover that you've stayed out a bit too long in the sun, and now you’re dealing with Read More...

Cooling home

Seven tips for cooling your home without AC

Many of us can already feel the heated start of Summer, along with the urge to crank up the air-conditioning. While heatstroke is a serious health concern, a whole city blasting cool air into their homes presents a threat to the power grid. Some places like Texas are already experiencing Read More...

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Tips for summer travel coming out of the pandemic

After spending two summers indoors, everyone is itching to get away to unwind at some relaxing destination. Whether that be lying on a beach or hiking across a mountain trail, we all deserve some time spent in refreshing scenery. However, it’s important to keep in mind we are still coming out Read More...

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How to care for your trees year-round

If you’re lucky enough to have trees in your backyard, you might be wondering, do I need to do anything to care for these plants? Just as you change your garden care from season to season, arborists recommend taking different steps to keep trees healthy throughout the year. Here are a few tips on Read More...

5 Cold vegan soups to chill yo

5 Cold vegan soups to chill you out this summer

What better way to cool off from the extreme temperatures this summer than by treating yourself to a refreshingly cold vegan soup? Whenever you want to beat the heat while being conscious of what is contributing to the dramatic rise in temperatures (an excess of carbon emissions—a big percentage Read More...

10 Tips for exercising in the

10 Tips for exercising in the heat

With lingering pandemic risks, many of us are still opting to exercise outside rather than risk visiting a crowded gym, but with the heat of summer at its peak, simply walking outside can have us breaking a sweat. If you’re looking to exercise outdoors during the summer, these ten tips will help Read More...