Posts Tagged ‘30 Days of Prepping’

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30 Days of Preparing for Spring Storms and the Stinging Heat of Summer Day 21: Keep Your Cool—When it Heats Up So Does Your Temper

The terms hot-headed and blood-boiling may be more literal than you think. Numerous studies have shown that higher temperatures negatively affect our mood. Heat can make us irritable, impatient, physically uncomfortable, aggressive and even violent. In fact, violent assault numbers—intent to do physical harm against another person—rise during the hotter months. The hotter it gets, the more aggressive we feel.

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30 Days of Preparing for Spring Storms and the Stinging Heat of Summer Day 15: Four Essential Items for Spring Hunting

Just because the weather is warming up does not mean hunting season is completely over. Spring hunting season includes ground hog, turkey, bear, alligator and goose. During spring, hunters deal with unpredictable weather and rain, warmer temperatures, longer days and more sun. While spring hunting, you must adjust gear to stay comfortable and avoid sunburns and heat-related illnesses. Here are four essential items for the spring hunter.

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30 Days of Preparing for Spring Storms and the Stinging Heat of Summer Day 13: Throwback Thursday Extreme Heat Survival

It is Throwback Thursday, so I have picked a post about surviving the extreme heat of summer. This post originally appeared on May 19, 2010.

Summer is upon us, and with it comes fun in the sun and time spent playing at the beach, in the woods or at a local sports field. However, with the summertime sun the dangers of exposure to extreme heat are also prevalent.