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5 cool tips by Kong Sovan

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Prevent sunburn
We should always protect ourselves form sunburn and try to avoid sun tanning between 10am and 4pm. Wearing protective clothing like long-sleeved shirts, hats, and sunglasses, applying the right sunscreen is important. Make sure to spray sun block evenly with a minimum of SPF 15. Sun block should protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays.

Safe hiking with your family
Children cannot be left at home with only the baby sitter to take care of them. That is the reason why we need to be well prepared before we bring them on vacation. Here are some tips for hiking with kids such as adjusting your goals, packing and flexibility, knowing what the trip will be about. This will help you have a great time. Moreover, first aid kit, sunscreen, bug spray, snacks, stuffed animals, extra clothes, special walking stick are important for a successful hiking trip!

How to treat sunburned skin with watermelon and honey  
First of all, use a slice of watermelon with a spoon of honey. Next, grind it in a mixer. Wash your face with clean water. Then, use cotton pads soaked with warm water. Apply on your face softy to clean the dust off and let your skin easily absorb what you apply. And then, you can apply the rest on your face and let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes. Clean your face again with warm water.

Tips for travelling abroad
You should sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program so the State Department can better assist you in case of emergency. Second, you should have all your passport information ready, and fill out the emergency document. Third, you should leave copies of your itinerary and passport data page. Fourth, you should check your overseas medical insurance coverage. Fifth, you should be familiar with local conditions and laws. Last but not least, you should take precautions to avoid being a target for criminals.

How to relieve stress  
You can easily decrease stress through breathing exercises. Here’s how basic controlled breathing works. While you breathe, let your abdomen expand outward, rather than raising your shoulders to take a deep breath. This is a more relaxed and natural way to breathe, and helps your lungs fill in. This is such a kind of breathing method that could help reduce stress. Alternatively, you can also try meditation.



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