Did You Know? International Women's Day

  • Dennis Hartley
  • 03/8/22

Did you know?

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day (IWD) – a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The first IWD gathering was in 1911 and supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively, everywhere; it is not country, group, or organization specific.

Blue Light Alert! We are looking around 13 hours per day at a screen - YIKES! This can do damage to your eyes. Wearing Blue Light glasses, or filters on your screens can help. Keeping your screen at least 30" from your eyes helps too.  Try the 20-20-20 rule:  Work/look at a screen for 20 minutes - look away for 20 seconds/take a break - then look into the distance for 20 seconds – then go back to work.

A snack before bedtime can promote sleep and weight loss? Tryptophan isn’t naturally found in the body, but foods that are rich in it include beans, cheese, eggs, fish, milk, and nuts. Fruits such as bananas, cherries, and tomatoes, plus walnuts and oats contain melatonin. Peanut butter, apples, and even avocado toast can help promote healthy sleep. Fruits, nuts, and oatmeal all double as nutrient-rich foods that can help promote healthy blood sugar levels. Stay away from fried, fatty, high-carb, and sugary foods before bed, as well as spicy foods, alcohol and caffeine.

Walt Disney said it plans to start developing residential communities, starting with one in Rancho Mirage, in California’s Coachella Valley. This new residential-development business will be called Storyliving by Disney. Disney’s research-and-development team, known as Imagineers, will help design the communities. Imagine living on MICKEY MOUSE LANE!

 

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