Long cold winters are generally not just a gloomy time, but also quite “exercise-inhibiting”. When the sun takes as long to rise as it does so quickly sets, the last thing many people want to do this time of year is head out for a run in sub-zero temperatures or head to the gym, when staying at home in a warm and snuggly bed is the other option.
As this year departs, and a new one touches down yet again, your social network feeds must be absolutely swamped with all sorts of generally cheesy ‘New Year, New Me’ captions and sound bites. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with a bit of optimism and renewed sense of positivity at all.
Yet, people often have unrealistic expectations.
With the upcoming holidays, many people will be taking long flights. While air travel is safe, fast, and convenient, it can be stressful, both mentally and physically. Flights are usually full, seats are smaller, and leg room is more restricted. So to minimize discomfort and the possibility of illness and injury, we suggest the following strategies.