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Summer Jobs for Students

  Summer is here and there is money to be made especially if you are a college student! I’ve spoken with many students who are taking advantage of their summer break by working extra hours since they are either not taking classes or not taking as many. Are you a college student who is looking to make some extra money? If so, keep reading for a few helpful tips! Figure 1: This is a thumbnail for my YouTube video on Summer Jobs for Students where I am smiling next to money emojis.   The first thing I always recommend is using your campuses’ hiring platform. Many campuses have a special platform that they use to post student jobs that are available on campus. You can also take a stop by the place that you would like to work and ask if they are hiring and how you can apply. Career Services is another great place on campus with leads on available jobs. In undergrad, I worked at a store on campus that served hot and cold foods. I actually was hired during the summer at an on campus-hiring

Adult Daily Living Skills: Making your Bed

 



(This a photo of my bed all made up with a pink velvet comforter used as a thumbnail for my YouTube video on making your bed.)


Last weekend I decided to get back to the basics by recording a video where I made my bed. Every two weeks, I wash my sheets and pillowcases. This is very important and relates to sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene or good sleep habits assist you in sleeping better each night. Our sheets and pillowcases often carry dust and sweat particles so it is extremely important that you wash them on a regular basis. I mean who wants to sleep in sweat and dead skin cells ? I know I don’t! Don’t you just love the feeling after you’ve changed your sheets and taken them out the dryer ? It’s so warm and fresh and resets my whole day! If you can’t remember the last time you did this just throw the sheets away! Just kidding but seriously, you may need to add a little extra soap and bleach on the next wash! Here are some tips when making your bed:

  • 1.      Start with the fitted sheet by spreading it out on the bed and placing each corner under the mattress. This usually gives me the most trouble.
  • 2.      Next, place your flat sheet on top and tuck it tight under your mattress before folding a nice line across the top. I actually don’t sleep under this. Weird right?
  • 3.      Now place your comforter on top by following the same steps above.
  • 4.      Lastly, put your pillow cases back on and be sure to fluff them! Oh and don’t forget to replace your pillows every few months. That’s a part of sleep hygiene too!

Check out the video below to see how I make my bed!

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