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As we all know, summer is EXTREMELY hot, but I’ve found ways to make sure you stay cool during the summer while also not wasting that much money on air conditioning!
Go to the pool/splash pad: Going to the pool/splash pad not only provides cold water for the scorching season, but it also entertains children, teens, and even adults! This is one of the best ways to get cool!
Turn off your lights: The summer provides light until about 8 o clock at night. Therefore, you can turn off the lights to not only get cool, but to also save money on your light bill.
Don’t use the stove as much: Summer is DEFINITELY not the time to be cooking on the stove, as it provides wayyyy too much heat!
Use cotton: Wearing cotton clothing keeps you cool during those hot summer days.
Wear light colors: What I mean by this is to wear colors like white and yellow, because dark colors are known to actually attract the heat!( I know this because I had a science project based on it.)
Steps: Take the desired amount of each fruit and wash them thoroughly. Put them into a blender with ice cubes and blend! Finally, pour the smoothie into a cup and drink, and my mother also likes to add half a teaspoon of turmeric This is also the perfect healthy drink for summer time.
2.Cucumber Ginger: This recipe includes…
Cucumber and Ginger.
Steps: Take cut cucumber pieces and sliced ginger and put them in a blender. Pour the drink into a cup and enjoy! You can also add turmeric and any other spices to your liking.
Today, I’ll be helping you help the environment. Here are 6 ways that you can help your environment.
Use cars less: Try to walk or bike to a location instead of depending heavily on your car. This helps you protect the environment and maybe even shed some pounds!
Recycle, Reduce, Reuse: Recycling is the process in which you reuse items to make new things. Reducing is decreasing the amount of trash we produce. Reusing is finding a new way to use the item without throwing it away.
Bring your own bag: When you are going to the store and you’re not buying that many items, you can bring your own bag to reduce the amount of plastic that you use. Not only that, but you can also have reusable water bottles, straws, and plates.
Shorten shower time: For all of you shower singers that spend 45 minutes having a concert in there, you probably need to cut the amount of time you spend in the shower. This helps save gallons of water!
Turn the water off when brushing: When you are brushing your teeth, turn the water off until you need to rinse it off.
Use rechargeable batteries: Believe it or not, there are rechargeable batteries! This not only reduces the amount of batteries bought, but it also decreases the amount of money spent on the batteries.
Middle school can be really tough. You have to go through peer pressure, stress, and GRADES! I’m going to give you 10 tips on how to make it out of middle school with good grades.
Get organized: Before you even start with all of the studying, you need to get organized. Make sure all of your work and notes for each class are organized in your dividers.
Pay Attention: Paying attention in class is very beneficial for you as a student because they will discuss things that will be shown on your tests.
Don’t get Distracted: Many people in class don’t care about their grades at all. Ignore their distractions and make sure that you are engaged with the class.
Study: Reviewing your notes can really help you understand the curriculum. Believe me, studying isn’t the best thing in the world, but you have to do it in order to succeed.
Ask for help: Your teachers are there to help you understand the topics. If you find yourself stuck on a subject, ask your teachers if they can walk you through it.
Do your homework: Doing your homework is practice for the topic you are learning in class. Make sure you aren’t just giving it to your parents to do for you or copying off of someone else.
Turn in missing work: 0’s in the grade book can greatly drop your grade. Turn in all of those assignments so that your grade is better. Remember that anything is better than nothing.
Ask for extra credit: Extra credit can really bring your grade up. Kindly ask your teacher for the opportunity to increase your grade and they will gladly help you.
Go to tutorials: Tutorials really helps you get a reteach of the topics you might not understand. Going to tutorials means you get extended class time and you should take that opportunity.
Don’t procrastinate: Procrastinating is a very, very bad choice. I know people are getting really tired of hearing this over and over again, but there is a reason for that. Procrastinating can result in 0’s which results in a low grade which is the exact opposite of what you are trying to achieve.
You probably spend money everyday on items from shoes, food, electronics, etc. Although this may be fun, we spend way more than we probably should. Here are 5 tips on how to save money!
Determine a want from a need: Think to yourself, “Do I really need to buy those expensive clothes?” I understand if you feel that you need new items, just don’t go overboard with it.
2. Don’t eat out all the time: Not only can this badly affect your health, but may also cause you to spend more money on your food. Just buy a few groceries and whip out a cook book. This lets you save money and also know what exactly is going into your food.
3. Keep track of your spending: Make sure that once you buy your items, you’re checking to see the total of each week/month. This helps in showing you how much money you are spending during a period of time so that you will know if you need to cut back on your spending.
4. Write a shopping list: Writing a shopping list lets you know all the things you really need to buy from the store. Make sure that you are not adding any extra items while your at the store, to prevent you from buying things you really don’t need.
5. Do price comparisons: Check out several items at different stores to see which is cheaper. For example, if a pack of apples is $3.00 at Kroger, but $4.00 at Walmart, then you would likely buy from Kroger.
Stress is everywhere we go, at work, school, home! Stress is annoying, exhausting, and, well, Stressful, but never fear, the tip doctor is here! Here are 10 different ways to relieve your stress!
Listen to music: Playing calm music can ease your stress and even lower your blood pressure!
Breathe easy: This actually works very well in stressful situations. Simply breathing in and out can calm you down while undergoing stress.
Sleep longer: Sleeping 8 hours or more can really help during stressful times. Sleeping better helps you get the rest you need to boost yourself through the day.
Talk about your problems: Talking it out with someone can really help you let it all out and get the support you need.
Eliminate/Reduce your Triggers: This is a really big one for people in school. If you are too stressed over having way too many assignments, it could be because your procrastinating. Make sure that you are very organized so that you know exactly when an assignment is due and how/when you plan to complete it.
Take a Break: People also have big issues with over working themselves. Make sure that you are taking enough breaks, but not slacking off too much.
Take a Walk: Walking helps you feel better about yourself and gets your mind off of the stack of papers laying on your desk for a while.
Do what you actually like to do: Playing soccer or doing whatever you like to do helps calm you down and relieves your stress.
Embrace your mistakes: Take your mistakes as a lesson, but don’t dwell over them! Also make sure that you are not focusing on how to be perfect because no one is perfect!
Have a stress diary: This is pretty similar to talking to someone. Having a stress diary also helps you get all your stress out.
I hope this helped some of you cope with stress. This has been the Daily Tea. Remember! Stay lively, loving, and learning.
Welcome to the Daily Tea! This blog is about the basic tips and hacks of everyday life, but today I will simply be writing about myself and how this blog works! My name is Precious Igbokwe and I am a middle school student. I love to read and write which is what led me to this blog in the first place. I will be providing hacks on school, home, and work life of any child, teen, or adult. That’s it for today’s post! Leave a recommendation for any future posts that you would like to see from me.