It does not have to be boring; here are some tips to keep yourself on task.
By Dawn Aulet We all know that packing your own lunch can not only save you money but also is most of the time more healthy than going out to eat every day. But most of us don't pack our own lunches for a number of reasons. We may not have time, we may not believe it will save us money and we may be afraid that our own home-packed lunch will be boring when we are surrounded by other options. Here are some tips we compiled from a variety of Web site sources. Want more ideas? Visit these Web sites for more details.
ATI Physical Therapy offers tips to stay healthy while cooking that big meal.
This week, it's time to cook the turkey and all the fixins that go with a Thanksgiving feast. All that cooking is hard work. Chefs, even those working in a home kitchen, need to take steps to make sure that all that cooking does not take its toll on his or her body. ATI Physical Therapy have some tips that can help keep you pain-free. “Activities such as standing too long while cooking, meal preparation, and lifting heavy objects like turkeys and boxes can cause back, shoulder and neck pain,” says Tara Smith, physical therapist at ATI. “There are simple things that can be done to help decrease the effects of the added stress on our bodies.” In addition to muscle aches and pains, injuries to the hand are all too common during the holidays. …