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Sep 22 2015

Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Increasing Positivity

Every day, we move from place to place, repeating our patterns of eating, consuming, working, playing and sleeping. While the repetition can become tedious, and blur our days into streams of boring weeks, we sometimes forget how to live a healthy lifestyle.

We have a set of lifestyle tips that will help turn each day in a positive light, to make it easier for you and those around you as positivity is of the utmost importance in a healthy lifestyle.

Saying “Okay” instead of “K” or “No”

healthy lifestyle tips okay“No” is an incredibly easy word to say. Do you find yourself uttering the word so quick you no longer remember what was initially asked? Instead of saying No, try saying “Okay.” Okay is such an easy word to utter that can really change someone else’s mood. It spreads positivity as it may allow you to make new experiences, be a good friend, or even find love in an unsuspected place.

Now don’t mix up “okay” with “K.” With the generation of the “quick texters,” “K” is not a quick synonym for “okay” but rather a quick, rude version of “alright, conversation over, I understand what you said.” This can truly deter people from wanting to reach out to you. K inspires negativity with a false face. So remember, try saying “okay.”

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Sep 1 2015

Back to School Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy

back to school kindergartenAs the college kids flock from the nest, we still have our young elementary school kids getting ready to go back to school. At this point, you’re no longer worried about dorm cleanliness; we’re worried about making sure our kids stay healthy!

As most teachers often admit, the classroom is certainly a cesspool of germs and bacteria that can certainly infect your child and soon get the whole family sick.

So we at Crucial Vacuum have some valuable tips for you on how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to school. Continue reading »

Aug 25 2015

Six Health Benefits of Coffee Drinking

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Most of the world enjoys coffee, and more than enough of them drink it daily to get them through the day, but did you know that there are health benefits of coffee?

From numerous doctors and collegiate studies, there’s a flood of benefits by having your daily brew!

Coffee is a Healthy Source of Antioxidants

According to researchers at the University of Scranton, coffee is actually the number one sources of antioxidants in the United States.

What this means is that antioxidants in your cup of coffee provides oxidation for the cells in your body, keeping your body healthy.

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Apr 14 2015

Solutions for Dealing with Ticks this Summer

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Who couldn’t use some solutions for dealing with ticks now that the warm weather is here?

We all know what ticks are and lets face it they’re terrible little parasites that plague any outdoor activity we may have in mind. They also suck blood, which adds another level of creepiness to them. Its important to take preemptive measures in avoiding ticks year round, but they are most active come spring and summer time. These solutions for dealing with ticks will have you enjoying the warmer months and staying worry free. So before you allow some bloodsucking parasite onto your body give this blog post a read and stay safe.

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Dress the Part

Whenever you’re outside, especially in a wooded area, it’s important to dress appropriately to avoid contact with these little monsters. Wear light-colored clothing. This will help you identify any tick on your body easily. Ticks love hair and fur, in the case of pets, hopefully you don’t have fur, but hey who am I to judge. Anyway, since ticks love hair be sure to wear a hat. Tuck your shirt into your pants and your pants into your socks. It may not be fashionable but neither is Lyme disease. You’ll be thankful. Continue reading »

Mar 19 2015

Its National Poultry Day – Cleaning Tips for Dealing with Raw Chicken

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In honor of National Poultry Day, (yes this is actually a day) we here at Crucial Vacuum are discussing all things fowl including how to thoroughly cleanup after handling raw chicken.

These cleaning tips will leave your kitchen bacteria free and help you avoid getting food poisoning from that dreaded bacteria known as salmonella.

Cleanliness

Most food-based illnesses could be avoided by simply washing your hands properly before and after handling food; this is especially true when it comes to raw chicken.

I’m not talking about a quick rinse under water that’s room temperature. I’m talking about a thorough rinse with hot soapy water for at least 20 seconds. Scrub your hands completely, the front and back, as well as your fingertips and wrists.

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