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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Breaking the Chain: Using COVID-19 as a Drive for a Healthier Lifestyle

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The COVID-19 virus is continuously affecting our daily lives in terms of health and fitness, mental health, economy and, social. This pandemic and the consequent lockdowns have caused massive stress among people of all ages.   While many learned ways to cope with the new situation, it is irrefutable that many also did not. Reports about the rise of anxiety and weight gain during the pandemic are prevalent among countries affected by the virus. The declination of mental health is also a recorded case, wherein the young adults claim that their mental health has worsened since the pandemic. As one can conclude, the reality of COVID-19 is a sobering case. However, it is also important to point out that Coronavirus should not only be seen as a threat but also as a challenge. Among the many negative effects brought about by COVID-19, there are some positive ones it brought along as well.   The lockdown and the amount of time we spend inside our homes allow us to do some self-reflection.