How to Deal with Germs in a Post-Pandemic Era

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Hand sanitizer & regularly cleaning surfaces that are frequently touched like door handles & dining areas are also good habits to keep up to prevent illnesses. By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved How to Deal with Germs in a Post-Pandemic Era Let’s face it: the Covid-19 health crisis has made us all a bit more paranoid about germs and bacteria. However, as we move forward, it’s important to remind ourselves that billions of other bacteria, viruses,…

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Simply Listening to Nature is Good for Your Health

Bird sounds were associated with lowered stress and annoyance, while water sounds enhance tranquility, awareness, and relaxation. By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Simply Listening to Nature is Good for Your Health There are few things as relaxing as the whisper of wind through the trees or the camping sound of a mountain stream, but it turns out these sounds do more than just help you fall asleep. It turns out that the sounds of nature…

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Don’t Let ADHD Prevent You From Meditating. Here Are 8 Tips for Mindfulness

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Meditation is linked to reduced impulsivity and aggression, as well as improved mental skills including self-control, flexible thinking, and working memory. By Arielle Tiangco for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Don’t Let ADHD Prevent You From Meditating. Here Are 8 Tips for Mindfulness We’ve written quite often about the benefits of mindfulness and meditation, but we also recognize that it is sometimes a difficult practice to get into. Meditation is an active process that trains the brain to focus…

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With Limited Cemetery Space, Tree Burials are Gaining Popularity

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High funeral costs combined with a growing interest in alternative burial practices have led many to rethink their afterlife. By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved With Limited Cemetery Space, Tree Burials are Gaining Popularity Many people expect to be buried after their passing, but what happens when cities begin to run out of burial space? Cemetery space is an increasingly hot commodity in many places around the world, but rather than limiting plot leases to 15…

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4 Tips to Avoid Burnout & Sustain Productivity

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This may mean allowing yourself to sleep in twice a week or purposefully spending evenings connecting with friends and family without a time limit. By Arielle Tiangco for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved 4 Tips to Avoid Burnout and Sustain Productivity Experiencing a burst of energy and a period of high production is common when starting a new task or project. Whether it’s the excitement of a new job or the fresh motivation that is sparked by signing up…

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