Moving to Colorado Springs? Here's How to Adjust to the Hot Climate

summer funBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Climate jealousy is a thing. Minnesotans are jealous of Floridians when there are a couple of feet of snow on the ground, but Floridians move their interest north throughout those crazily sizzling summer seasons.

In the event you recently relocated to Colorado Springs, the heat and humidity might smack you like a wall, especially within the summer season. Any envy you could be feeling departs as the moving company unloads the final boxes from the moving van in Colorado Springs. Thankfully, you can adjust to a warmer climate. Unfortunately, normally it takes a little time, so chances are you'll need to hang in there and deal with it a little.

Here are some actions you can take to adjust to the heat and humidity after moving to Colorado Springs:

1. Alter your routine. Refrain from going out in the whole heat during the day and try to schedule errands for the early morning or evening. For those who generally run in the afternoon, change it to early morning. Dining a little bit later will allow you to cope with the impact from the humidity on your desire for food. If your schedule permits, there is a good reason why persons in take siestas.

2. Withstand the urge to turn the A/C completely up to freezing degrees. It'll only impede your adaptation, in addition to running up your utility bills. You may also end up becoming too cold after you've been outside the house. Generally, you'll want to set the A/C to around 10 degrees lower than the exterior temp, no more. In addition, do not run the A/C when the windows are open, you'll just squander energy.

3. If you have admission to a pool or perhaps the ocean, make use of it. Swimming will certainly cool you off, when you remain in for at least 15 minutes. Don't spoil it by sunbathing, though. Additionally, just wading in the ocean can cool you down.

4. Indeed, you'll want to drink more, particularly if you are older. Likewise, ensure you take in plenty of salt (unless you're explicitly on a low sodium diet). Perspiration causes you to eliminate salt, and this can make you sick. High concentrations of humidity may cause you to feel less thirsty, at the same time making sweating ineffective. In addition, you may want to reduce your drinking alcohol until you are adjusted, and in case you do imbibe, go for a beer or possibly a tropical beverage above shots.

5. Put on a hat. Get a excellent, wide-brimmed sun hat (or more than only one) and use them. Keeping the direct sunlight off your head makes you feel significantly cooler. Additionally, counterintuitively, thin long-sleeved clothes will regularly help you stay cooler than the usual tank top and shorts. Ensure all you put on is loose fitting and light colored. Avoid exercising in tight spandex.

6. Ensure that you keep eating routinely, even when you aren't feeling hungry. High temperature along with humidity can cause loss of appetite, and not eating plenty will add to any lethargy you already feel.

7. Alter the way you prepare food. Save the extended cooking soups as well as roasts for winter and cook foods that bake for a short time and use the oven as little as possible. Eat more salads and fresh fruits. Keep frozen treats or, in case calories are a concern, popsicles in the freezer. You may also freeze blueberries or cherries and then suck on them. Should you be feeling committed, buy an ice cream maker and test out unique flavors.

8. Do not feel bad about being lazy on those long summer time days. It often really is just too sizzling to move a lot.

Understand that it could require several weeks to acclimatize. Your initial summer might be miserable, but you can use similar mental approaches that got you through long winters up north. When summer time appears again you can find you deal with it much better and you could well start to like it.

If you are seeking for a professional mover in Colorado Springs to help with your move, give A-1 Freeman a call today!

Sources:

https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/27/do-we-crank-up-the-a-c-too-high/

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/slideshows/16-ways-your-body-adjusts-to-a-new-climate?slide=8

https://leavingholland.com/10-tips-to-survive-in-a-warm-humid-climate/

https://wanderwisdom.com/misc/How-to-Survive-in-a-Humid-Climate

 

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