In November, the time adjusted an hour back. This left me with mixed feelings actually. I was excited about receiving an additional hour of sleep, which is much needed in my already busy schedule. But I also thought about how dark it will quickly get in the evening. See, the sun is a good friend of mine and I was sad to see him leave early everyday. I was determined to figure out a way to get through the fall back time adjustment. With some trial and error, I learned that these adjustments helped me get through it and they are still working for me now.
I use my diffuser every day with my favorite mixtures of essential oils. Since the time change, I find myself creating oil blends that improved my overall mood and made me cheerful. I created blends that include lemongrass, lavender, peppermint oil, and jasmine oils. If you have never used a diffuser before, I would recommend starting with one blend at a time and you will learn what scents you are drawn to. I purchased this diffuser, which also comes with a colorful light setting that you can choose from.
Moving into your first place can be stressful yet exciting at the same time. You finally get a chance to be on your own and more financially dependent. It can be tough, especially if you are not sure what to pack and purchase. Here’s a guide for purchasing items for your first place. But before I get there, there are some things that you have to keep in mind.
- Making your apartment a “home” takes time: You will not be able to purchase all of the things you want/need at once. It will get expensive, especially if you have other financial obligations. Remember to purchase the important items first, you will get a chance to splurge later.
- Splurge on the right items: You are probably obsessing over a $100 throw pillow on Pinterest, but that is not the best item to spend that amount of money on at the moment. Instead, use that money on something that you will use often, such as a crockpot or bedsheets.
- Make it work: Your first apartment may be smaller than you like or not as “modern” as you want it to be. But that is ok! It is your first place, it won’t be your last. Work with what you have and make the best out of it. This gives you a chance to solve those problems in creative ways.