Avoiding light before bed

Avoid bright light around the house before bed.

Using dimmer switches in living rooms and bathrooms before bed can be helpful. (Dimmer switches can be set to maximum brightness for morning routines.)

From: sleepnet.com


Choosing beans for coffee

Choose high quality Arabica beans.

The darker the roast, the stronger the coffee. Pre-ground coffee will be more convenient, but will not taste as good as freshly ground beans (assuming you have a high quality grinder).

From: coffee-makers-cafe.com

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Tipping on wine

When ordering wine in a restaurant, unless the wine is extremely expensive, you should tip the same as you would on food: about 18 to 20 percent.

Usually you get more elaborate service as the cost of the wine increases.

From: chow.com

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Organics and nutrition

Organic foods are a great option, but they may not be the most economical choice.

You get the same nutritional benefits with fewer pesticides with organic foods, but eating plenty of produce is more important than choosing organic foods.

From: webmd.com

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Reducing stress by having fun

One of the best things to learn to do is to have fun.

Regardless if it’s a simple hobby, a conversation, or activity you have always enjoyed, do these to help yourself feel better. Be sure to always mix in a little bit of fun and play into each day so that you can have those moments to look forward to.

From: ezinearticles.com


Improving your posture

Try to sleep on your back. Sleeping on the side will damage your posture after enough repetitions.

Sleeping on your back will help straighten your shoulders, and it is usually more comfortable for the back than sleeping on the stomach.

From: wikihow.com


Reduce your heart rate through massage

Did you know that according to the American Massage Therapy Association massage can reduce heart rate, lower blood pressure, increase blood circulation and lymph flow and improve range of motion.

From: buzzle.com


Take a break

Take a break when needed. Too much stress can derail your attempts at getting organized.

When you need a break, take one. Take a walk. Do some quick stretches at your workstation. Take a day of vacation to rest and re-energize.

From: mayoclinic.com

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