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Upscale Downtime!

Katie Frank I’m a sap for concise, conventional truths. In a world where time is precious and tasks seem endless, Dr. Seuss’s simplicity is comforting. “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn.” He has a point. Time flies, and not only when you’re having fun. Accomplishment can seem impossible when life provides endless ways to demand more. The fact that you are reading this magazine gives credit to your probable loyalty to health. Fantastic! How do you do it? Fit everything in, I mean. We can’t forget about loved ones, our career, and cognitive congruence. The places we exist (home, work, gym.. etc.) provide resourceful ways to achieve. First find them and then be consistent. The fundamental bulk of health happens at home. It’s oftentimes replaced, but eat and sleep cannot be compromised. Being a nutrition aficionado and away from home for most of the work14

day, I have come to familiarized myself with Tupperware and the art of portable refrigeration. Rightfully so because overall, eating out either leaves your wallet empty or your body full of fat, salt, and sugar. Learning to prepare and pack food at home spares you this dilemma by controlling portions and content. Time, money, and calories are precious! It’s a fun experience once you

get the hang of precooking and prepacking meals. This time saver extraordinaire costs nothing but a little extra time at home. A little extra time for some shut-eye maybe? Insomnia is a sleep disturbance that results in any daytime impairment. Regardless of why, we have all faced the consequences of lacking sleep. Your body will instinctively revolt,

Active Acadiana August 2015  

Acadiana's only fitness and recreational activity publication.

Active Acadiana August 2015  

Acadiana's only fitness and recreational activity publication.

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