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how to avoid flu

Flu season has officially begun, folks. That high fever, coughing, sniffling, and fatigue are not manifestations of the common cold. Nope. It’s something far more serious.

Seasonal flu usually debuts in the fall and peaks shortly after the new year. We're all susceptible to it and need to take precautions to prevent spreading the flu. This is particularly important if you have children, seniors, or someone with a chronic health condition, due to having weaker immune systems. So if your apartment is home to multiple generations, get ready!

When you're prone to sniffles and sneezes during allergy season - or at any other time of year - it's important to keep your apartment as free of allergens as possible. Read on, fellow allergy sufferers, for eight practical tips.

stress of apartment hunting

Moving is considered one of the most stressful experiences. Apartment hunting, if unprepared, can cause anxiety. Prepare and don't procrastinate, and your apartment hunt can be fun and exciting; you’re headed toward a fresh start in a new home. So, how can you eliminate the stress? Nail down these answers BEFORE you start searching.

Plants in your apartment

Incorporating plants into your indoor and outdoor spaces can greatly increase the health and wellness of apartment residents. Even small outdoor living areas like balconies and patios can become areas of increased health. Check out the following ways plants increase…

Overeating in your apartment?

Chicken leg in bed? Messy, messy!
Has late-night snacking at home in your apartment become the norm, rather than the exception? We offer suggestions to help you curb after-hours eating.
Are evening hours a dangerous time for your diet? Has after-hours snacking at home in your apartment become the norm, rather than the exception? Eating behaviors can be some of the most challenging to change. For many of us who relate to the pleasures of food, it’s a long road. Failure, at times, is all but a guarantee. This is true of my personal experience. I can’t say that I have successfully engaged any of the behavioral suggestions that follow for any length of time, though all have worked for me in moments. [find-an-apartment] Snacking success comes on a sliding scale. You’ll win some, and you’ll lose some. Think of snack control as a mental exercise, in addition to a physical one. You can hone how you think, especially when you understand why you eat when you do. Think about why you like to snack in the evening, and consider these tips to keep your mind off-menu.

Living a healthy lifestyle starts with what you eat. Many people transforming their diets look to natural or organic foods, particularly produce. Fruits and veggies are packed with nutrients and contribute to your well-being, so it's good that you're interested…

Some people enjoy jogging, while others cringe at the thought. Some like the discipline of lifting weights; others find it boring. Swimmers, basketball players, and dancers all appreciate the activities that make their spirits soar. Fortunately, there are almost as many different ways to get fit as there are people resolving to exercise in the coming year. And when you find the right exercise for you, you’re more likely to enjoy exercising and stick to a program. [find-an-apartment] Here are some tips for finding the best exercise program to meet your needs.

Good health starts at home. But do you know how to set up a living space that encourages a healthy lifestyle? [find-an-apartment] The definition of a healthy home is a little different for everyone, but here are some apartment living tips to set you on the right track.

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