Moving to Tulsa? Here's How to Adjust to the Hot Climate

summer funBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Local weather envy is something. Minnesotans are jealous of Floridians any time there are several feet of snow on the ground, but Floridians spin their interest north in the course of the incredibly hot summer months.

If you just moved to Tulsa, the heat and humidity might possibly smack you like a wall, particularly during the summertime. Any jealousy you may be sensing departs as the moving company unloads the final cartons out of the moving van in Tulsa. Luckily, you'll be able to adapt to a hotter climate. Unfortunately, it can take a little extra time, so chances are you'll need to hang in there and contend with it a bit.

Here are some steps to acclimatize to the heat and humidity after moving to Tulsa:

1. Adjust your schedule. Steer clear of venturing out in the whole heat through the day and strive to coordinate chores for the morning as well as evening. For those who usually jog in the afternoon, adjust it to early morning hours. Dining a tad later may help you cope with the effects of the humidity on your hunger. In case your routine will allow, there might be a rationale why persons in take siestas.

2. Refrain from the temptation to turn the A/C all the way up to arctic ranges. It's going to only impede your adaptation, in addition to cranking up your power bills. You may even end up becoming too cool when you have been outside. Usually, you'll want to set the A/C to about 10 degrees below the external temperature, no more. Oh, do not ever operate the A/C when the windows are open, you are going to merely squander energy.

3. In the event that you have access to a pool or perhaps the ocean, make use of it. Swimming will certainly cool you off, when you stay in for around a quarter-hour. Do not wreck it by tanning, though. Furthermore, just wading in the ocean might cool you down.

4. Indeed, you need to drink more, specifically if you are older. Likewise, ensure you eat enough salt (except if you happen to be clearly on a lower sodium diet). Perspiring causes you to shed salt, and that can make you ill. Substantial levels of humidity could make you feel less parched, at the same time making perspiring unbeneficial. You also may want to reduce your alcohol consumption until you are adapted, and if you do imbibe, select a beer or even a tropical beverage above shots.

5. Put on a hat. Obtain a nice, wide-brimmed sun hat (or maybe more than one) and make use of them. Keeping the direct sunlight off the head can make you feel substantially cooler. In addition, counterintuitively, thin long-sleeved garments will frequently keep you cooler than a tank top and shorts. Ensure everything you wear is loose fitting and light in color. Avoid working out in tight spandex.

6. Make sure to keep eating routinely, even though you aren't hungry. High heat along with humidity can result in appetite loss, and not consuming the right amount will add to any lethargy you currently feel.

7. Adjust how you cook. Save the prolonged cooking stews and roasts for wintertime and prepare recipes which cook for a short period of time and employ the cooktop as little as possible. Have extra salads along with fresh fruits. Keep frozen treats or, in case calories are a worry, popsicles in the freezer. You may also freeze blueberries and other berries or cherries and then suck on them. In case you are feeling ambitious, buy an ice cream maker and try out various flavors.

8. You shouldn't feel bad about being slothful on those long summer days. It often actually is way too warm to move much.

Bear in mind it might take a few weeks to adapt. The first summer may be unpleasant, nevertheless you can make use of comparable psychological techniques that got you through long winter seasons up north. When summer time appears once more you'll find you deal with it much better and you could well begin to prefer it.

If you're looking for a professional mover in Tulsa to assist with your move, give A-1 Freeman a call right away!

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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