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Weekly Round-Up #256: Student Mental Health, Get Exercising and Get Your Grill On!

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Weekly Round-Up #256: Student Mental Health, Get Exercising and Get Your Grill On!

Welcome to another weekly round-up, I hope you’ve had a fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at some worrying statistics regarding the mental health of students, how you can start exercising if you don’t know where to start and how to create a great HIIT workout if you’re already exercising and it’s still summer(ish) so make the most of the nice weather and learn how to become a master of your BBQ.

29 Worrying College Student Mental Health Statistics – Mark in Style

Mental health and well-being are vital for people of all ages to lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. Mental health problems can have a number of negative effects on everyone – especially young people. In fact, the majority of college students belong to the age group most likely to develop the first symptoms of mental illness. Unfortunately, we’re witnessing mental health problems in college students on the rise. What’s worse the current generation of young adults is more likely to be affected by mental illness than previous generations of young adults. The college student mental health statistics curated by Mark in Style show just how serious the issue is.

The Definitive Spring Cleaning Guide – Maid For You

Spring cleaning is the only time families disrupt their entire household to ensure that every inch of the house is deep cleaned and neatly organised thereafter. The end result can be truly remarkable, giving your home a new lease of life and perhaps, even its members! Fortunately, Maid For You is sharing the ultimate checklist to spring clean your home in 2020! Read on!

The Ultimate Guide To Happy Employees – Calibre Furniture

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that when someone is happy, they’re more likely to work harder and do more for the people around them. Blame it on the endorphins or the generally uplifted feeling, but happiness is infectious and has a motivating effect on everyone within close proximity. When you take that statement and adapt it to a workplace scenario, can you see how important it is to ensure your office is a happy one?

The Ultimate Guide To Internet Safety – Internet Advisor

While the internet has so many good things to offer, as with anything, there is a dark side as well. Recognizing there are threats, and that they are serious, is the first step but then it’s equally as important that you put yourself in a position in which you’re not overly exposed to the threats you can’t control and not exposed to the ones you can. To help you do this, Internet Advisor has put together this ultimate internet safety guide. It includes all the information about the latest threats lurking out there on the internet, and it also details some simple but effective strategies that you can implement to keep you, and any children under your care, safe while on the web.

How To Use Companion Planting Without Feeling Stupid – Gardening Mentor

It’s tough to grow a garden. You put in the right soil and compost. You’re careful in what plants to grow. And you water your garden as required. All the hard work you put in pays off when you see the beautiful plants growing in the garden. Most of us have a small garden and that limits the plants we can grow in it. But that changes with the help of companion planting. You’ll be able to grow several types of plants together in close proximity. And this increases the number of plants you can grow in a limited space.

How To Start Working Out: A Beginner’s Guide – Join Your Gym

If you’re not in the habit of working out, it can be tough to get started. There is a lot of information on fitness out there, which can quickly become overwhelming. Over the years has kept note of the most useful advice they found, which eventually became this beginners’ guide on how to start working out.

How To Create A HIIT Workout – Non-Athlete Fitness

HIIT is for physically active non-athletes searching for a workout to take them beyond workout plateaus. For instance, if you participate in a weekly exercise regimen, but are not reaching your fitness goals, a HIIT workout is for you. A HIIT workout is also for people seeking weight loss, muscle gains, an increase in metabolism and a decrease in cholesterol. If you have any health concerns, HIIT workouts improve your overall well being and can reduce risk factors such as excess weight and high cholesterol.

24 Practical Ways That Will Improve Your Sleep Quality – Home Living Lab

We spend about one third of our lives sleeping. Like eating and drinking, sleep is integral to our survival. However, many of us still find it difficult to get a good night sleep. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that about 30% of adults in the United States have symptoms of insomnia. That means, between you and your parents, one of you slept poorly last night. Fortunately, in many of us, these symptoms of insomnia are caused by inadequate sleep hygiene. This means that we can easily reverse the undesired effects of poor quality sleep if we follow some simple tips and advice. Home Living Lab have assembled a list of 24 easy hacks for you to improve your sleep quality and supercharge your life!

The Ultimate Grilling Bible: A Comprehensive Guide To All Things “Grate” And Small – BBQ Host

In this guide, BBQ Host will provide you with in-depth information on grilling everything from branzino to bratwurst. When you’ve finished reading, you’ll be able to turn out impressive full-course meals using only your grill, your knowledge, prime ingredients, and a few handy tools. Of course, being from England I have limited opportunities to bar-be-cue but I’m looking forward to trying these techniques out!

Caring For The Elderly In The Community – VIM & VIGR

Caring for the elderly requires meeting the individual patient’s unique needs in a holistic way. This necessitates a balanced and multidisciplinary approach to produce optimum health and wellness outcomes. This starts by assessing the elderly’s current state and their needs, key information for a concrete and actionable care plan. This will help determine what is being done right, what should be modified, and what interventions are necessary for any problems or potential issues facing the elderly.

Retired Seniors’ Guide To Downsizing – Bankrate

If you’re no longer able to stay in your home – perhaps you don’t have the support from your family of the community or maybe it’s just too big to be manageable any more – then you might want to consider downsizing into something more suitable. In this guide, Bankrate gives you hand tips and advice on what to expect when downsizing and what things you should look into before making the move.

The Gaming Chair Buyer’s Guide – High Ground Gaming

Gaming chairs aren’t just a passing fad. At this point in their lifecycle, it’s safe to say they’re here to stay. And it’s not just because they’re so deeply embedded in gamer culture, what with all the major stars using them. It’s because gaming chairs offer ergonomic benefits that are simply too good to pass up. You can literally play for hours with no fatigue or discomfort, and they double as excellent options for the office or entertainment room.

Understanding Color Theory – Design Wizard

Color theory is a set of rules that combines creativity and science. Color theory sets the fundamental guidelines around color combinations and harmony. Designers and artists rely on color theory to make the correct choices for their projects, but they are not the only ones who use it.

Most people unknowingly make everyday decisions based on color theory and color harmony. Understanding the guidelines of color theory can help you in so many areas of life, from your business to your clothes.

How To Make An Infographic: The Ultimate Guide – Visme

Learning how to make an infographic can skyrocket your content.

A visually rich infographic can instantly make your content look more appealing and entertaining. But that’s not the only reason why you should learn how to make infographics that shine.

When someone reads your content and sees an infographic in it, they’re more likely to share it on their social media. And if it’s full of useful information, it will add a ton of value to the rest of your content.

But when you consider all that is included in an infographic, creating one seems like a huge task. Thankfully, it doesn’t need to be.

Have A Great Week

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next time, Stay Productive!

About The Author
Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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