Showing posts from November, 2023

Staying Healthy During Winter

Every Winter millions of Americans are infected with colds, Covid, and flu.  Although caused by different viruses, they share common symptoms  like aches, chills, fevers, runny noses, and sore throats. Below are tips for staying healthy this Winter and resources for implementing them.  Tips Diet – eat fruits, vegetables, and proteins to boost your immune system. Sleep - get 7 to 8 hours/night of sleep every night. Vaccinations - stay vaccinated against the flu and Coronavirus. Vitamins – take a multiple vitamin every day. Work – remind family and friends to stay home when sick.   Articles Living Healthier in Winter Preventing Colds and Flu Why Colds And Flu Viruses Are More Common In Winter When to See a Doctor for a Cold or Flu Books The Good Doctor’s Guide to Colds and Flu Websites Cleveland Clinic Johns Hopkins

Hosting a Dinner Party

Reduce the stress of hosting a dinner party by ordering the meal from a local grocery store or restaurant. Another alternative is to assign responsibility so guests bring the food. Avoid problems by using a checklist and ordering food several weeks in advance. Take time during the meal to encourage guests to talk about themselves. See below for resources to help dinner party.   Articles Putting "Thanks" and "Giving" Back in Thanksgiving Takeout Options from Restaurants and Grocery Stores Guide to Hosting for the First Time   Books Family Dinner Playbook Hosting a Dinner Party Mastering Thanksgiving   Checklists Thanksgiving Planning Checklist