When life is so busy, it can be easy to get into an unhealthy routine. Here are 11 easy ways to break up your routine and live a healthier, happier life…#1 Make your lunches for the entire week…on Sunday.
Instead of scrambling the night before or buying takeout for lunch, plan ahead and just get ‘er done. Grab a crock pot and make a big batch of chili for the week or barbecue some chicken and make a large pan of veggies in the oven. We promise, you’ll be grateful when Monday morning arrives. #2 Stay hydrated. “I bet I can drink more water than you” can be an easy way to keep yourself and your coworkers hydrated on the job.
When you are fatigued you are also going to have trouble focusing, understanding, and solving problems. But, you still need to work the hours necessary to get the job done. Here is practical advice for managing your energy, starting with taking stock of how your personal choices affect your energy stores.
Flint officials said Tuesday they are a year ahead of schedule in tackling a court-mandated order to deal with lead service lines as the Michigan city recovers from its contaminated water crisis, but an environmental group that sued to make changes disputes the accomplishment.
California’s increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state’s top firefighter says. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott will leave his job Friday after 30 years with the agency. In an interview with The Associated Press, he said government and citizens must act differently to protect lives and property from fires that now routinely threaten large populations.
There’s a good reason for this lack of tolerance. Nearly 4,600 people die each year doing their jobs, and some three million are injured. The number one killer—falls.
With natural calamities now regularly impacting nearly every state, there’s little escape from the destruction. For construction business owners of all stripes, these weather events pose a double challenge—recovering the business and recovering the projects.
Life was beginning to return to normal Monday in Alaska following the powerful earthquake near Anchorage, but people nervous about aftershocks were still grappling with damage that closed public buildings and schools, clogged roads and knocked homes off foundations. Some residents went back to work. But state transportation officials again urged people who live north and south of Anchorage to take the day off or work from home to reduce traffic.
If you’ve ever been to an Ikea, you know that picking up and putting together pieces of furniture rarely works out as planned. Maybe it takes a little longer, or you’re missing a part or an extra set of hands to help. Whatever the case may be, just like any construction project, if you plan ahead and account for a couple of delays here and there you’ll be in a much better place.