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MESSY CAR:

A survey found 49% of us are driving around in messy cars that we haven't cleaned out in a while. And one in four people would rather clean their TOILET than their car.
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"ZOOM FATIGUE":

Have you experienced "Zoom fatigue" yet, where you feel anxious or exhausted by too many video chats? It's partly because they're just not natural for our brains. They require more focus, there's too much eye contact, not enough body language, and we're constantly worried about how we look.
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"QUARANTINE 15":

Is the "quarantine 15" a myth? 79% of Americans say they're NOT eating worse because of the lockdown. 45% are cooking more. 25% are eating more fruits and veggies. And we're also adding other healthy routines, like more cardio, yoga, and getting more sleep.
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STARTING A JOURNAL:

If you want to start a journal about your experience with the coronavirus pandemic, here are some tips to get you started: Don't get caught up thinking about what other people will think or whether you're interesting enough . . . record in a way that works for you, whether that's writing in a...
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HAVING NIGHTMARES?

Has the crisis been giving you nightmares? Here are some quick tips for a better night's sleep: Stick to your normal routine during the day as much as possible. Keep your work and sleep spaces separate. Unplug from technology at least an hour before it's time to sleep. And don't "doomscroll" before...
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POSTPONED WEDDINGS:

63% of engaged couples say they've now postponed their wedding because of the pandemic, according to a new survey. 22% of couples say they're still sticking with their original wedding plans.
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MIXING HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS:

Be careful about mixing household cleaners, because the fumes can be deadly. For example, bleach and rubbing alcohol make chloroform. Bleach and vinegar make chlorine gas. And bleach and ammonia make chloramine gas.
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KILLING PLANTS:

The newest thing we're buying like crazy is houseplants. But will we be able to keep them alive? 43% of Americans in a recent survey admitted they're either bad at taking care of plants, or aren't sure they have the skills to keep one alive.
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"DOOMSCROLLING":

There's a new term that describes sitting around, scrolling through your phone, reading depressing news for hours and hours: "Doomscrolling." So what can you do to avoid it and stay mentally healthy? According to a new survey, the top things people are doing are checking in with family and...
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NAME A COLOR:

A website is crowdsourcing names for all 16.8 MILLION colors that are used online. If you go to ColorNames.org, you can name some colors . . . and as long as the name is, quote, "descriptive and non-offensive," it becomes official.
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