Helpful Tips for Making Summer Months Easier

Helpful Tips for Making Summer Months Easier

It’s always important to take care of yourself, especially in the rougher summer season. Longer days with plenty of sun and warmth can be great for a day at the beach, but it can be exhausting if you spend lots of time outdoors. Here are some helpful tips for making the summer months easier and safer to ensure that you don’t overexert yourself.

Stay Hydrated

It’s always a good idea to stay hydrated. But it’s especially important in the summer months. The more time you spend outdoors, the more you sweat, which means you lose more water than normal. Remember to drink water every now and then to rehydrate and fend off heat exhaustion.

Take Frequent Breaks

If you have lots of yard work to do in the summer, remember to take breaks and get out of the sun. Lawns tend to grow much faster in the summer, so you may be mowing more than normal. To cut down on the time it takes to cut the grass, consider sharpening your mower blade so that you can do the job faster. Regardless of the type of work you’re doing, you should take at least 10 to 15 minutes every hour to get out of the sun, drink water, and get off your feet.

Enjoy Summer Foods

One of the best tips for making the summer months easier is also one of the most delicious. Eating and enjoying summer foods like watermelon, strawberries, or refreshing salads helps give you energy and vitamins. It also aids in hydration. What better way to reward yourself at the end of a long day than with a crisp, delicious corn on the cob?

Sun Protection

It’s always a good idea to have some method of sun protection when you go outside. Sunscreen is good, but it only protects you from the rays that cause burns. If you’re going to spend a long time in the sun, we recommend wearing a hat or something else to help keep the sun off your skin. Also, remember to reapply your sunscreen every few hours.

 

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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.