Think about your sleep: How much do you know about it? Do you regularly track when you go to sleep and when you wake up? Do you know how deeply you’re sleeping, and how much you’re tossing and turning?
The answer might be—maybe, a little bit, and maybe not. That’s because many of us are simply sleep deprived and we don’t realize how bad the problem is. It’s so bad, in fact, that Americans spend about $52 billion on sleep aids and remedies, and still one-third of us aren’t getting enough rest.
That lack of rest is impacting us in profound ways, too, and not just when we nod off at our desks. Lack of sleep means that our hearts are stressed and we’re more prone to certain health conditions. So where do you fit into the sleep cycle continuum, and what things can you do to cultivate a better night of sleep? This graphic has some ideas.
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Moving can be an incredibly exciting time but the process of moving can be incredibly annoying at times. While most people simply hire movers to get the job done, it’s much cheaper and sometimes more efficient to do it yourself.
Depending on the size of your home and the amount of items that need to be moved it’s totally doable to move yourself. All you need is a truck and the know-how to make it as fast and efficient as possible.
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Whether you’re making an emergency substitution or experimenting with a new flavor, follow these suggestions for dry herb and spice alternatives. As a general rule, start with half of the amount the recipe calls for (unless directed otherwise), and add the spice until it suits your taste.
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When something goes wrong in the bathroom or under the kitchen sink, it normally causes home owners to freak out and call a plumber. However, did you know that some of the most common faults that occur are easily fixable, even if you have little or no DIY experience?
Take the standard leaky tap as an example. I bet you didn’t know that all you need is a couple new washers and a screwdriver to sort the problem. We’ll show you how.
Or how about that pesky running toilet. All you need to do is a bit of tweaking here and there and do a few checks.
Perhaps most importantly, if you called for a plumber to fix these easy to fix faults, it could cost you upwards of £50! So read on and find more helpful tips and tricks for solving common plumbing problems and save a bit a cash in the process.
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