Remember to Spring forward to Daylight Saving Time
Most of the United States will change to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday March 12, 2023. Every year it happens on the second Sunday in March.
So you will either go to bed an hour later than usual, or wake upan hour earlier (if you want to arrive at church on time.)
Either way, your body will tell the difference until your sleep cycle adjusts; I know mine always does. WebMD offers these tips to make the change easier.
And if you have persistent problems with sleep, consider the tips in this post.
Expert advice to sleep well every night.
We will welcome the first day of Spring, March 20, in the northern hemisphere, with the occurrence of the vernal equinox. The amount of daylight we enjoy will continue increasing until the summer solstice, the day with the most hours of sunlight.
An equinox occurs when a planet’s subsolar point passes through its Equator. The equinoxes are the only time when both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres experience roughly equal amounts of daytime and nighttime.
This National Geographic link explains what vernal equinox means.
At this link, I tell you how to stay safe and well this spring and summer.
5 spring health risks you need to prepare for now
With more hours of sunlight and warmer weather you may spend more time outdoors.While that may mean greater fitness from the physical activity, you will be at risk of several outdoor injuries. Be proactive and prevent warm weather ailments with these tips.Keep reading
exploring the HEART of health through spring and summer
Are you looking forward to spring as much as I am? Where I live we enjoy warmer, sunnier days in the spring but also contend with thunderstorms and sometimes tornadoes. Maybe the weather is turning colder where you live, or you live where the climate is mostly the same year round. Is your area prone to blizzards, hurricanes, or tropical storms?
Either way, our environment significantly affects our health and the way we live, so paying attention to what’s happening is one way we can explore healthy and safe lifestyles.
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