SOS During This Holiday Season

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Your home is likely to be full of people at Christmas, and accidents can quickly happen in the season’s excitement. Honestly, there have been many years that my husband has been on duty, and so many tragedies have occurred. He is a fireman; unfortunately, this is the most fun time of year, but for many families, it can be the saddest time of year. Remember to reach out to a friend, family neighbor, or anyone that you know who might be struggling with depression around this time of year and make time to give a listening ear, or any support to bring some joy into someone else’s life. 

We encourage you to remember to do your best to keep safe this year! On the other hand, one of the good things about the holiday season is that there are typically more people around to help and keep an extra eye on the children, and with a little more care and planning, it could prevent most accidents.  

Here are some helpful tips:

  • Be Mindful of Poisonous Plants
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Don’t overload circuits, extension cords, or electrical sockets
  • Practice Car Safety When Traveling
  • Turn off tree lights, decorations, and portable space heaters when away or asleep
  • Never throw wrapping paper in the fireplace
  • Don’t Make the Tree a Fire Hazard
  • Watch Out for Online Shopping Fraud
  • Only use outdoor and indoor lights as indicated on their packaging

Pet Safety

Did you know that just like plants can be harmful to humans, it can also be harmful to pets.  Don’t forget about your fur babies who can get into lots of trouble during the   holidays, such as climbing the Christmas tree and tearing through decorations. We can get pretty busy and sometimes overlook what they are doing because we are distracted with guests. We want to remind you to pay close attention to your pet chewing on wires or consuming harmful plants.  

PetMD lists these holiday plants to keep away from your pet: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, Holly and mistletoe, Lilies and daffodils and Christmas cactus. 

Stay Sanitary

Remind friends, family, and guests to wash hands often with soap and water or sanitize with at least 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

Wipe high touch surfaces, often and tables down after gatherings. 

This is the season everyone is still getting sick, colds, flu, sinus infections. If you can wear a mask, you will be very close to others. Of course please stay home if you or anyone in the family is sick. This will help with spreading the germs, viruses and sickness. 

Home & Travel Safety

Notify your neighbor, if they can grab mail, and keep an eye out on the house.

Hide packages and gifts, away from windows

Check all Window locks in the home

Check car, and make sure maintence is up to date before taking a road trip

 

Health & Wellness 

Be mindful of heart pain, or any symptoms that occur because many times you can confuse indigestion with heart pain.

Watch out for a hangover! Alcohol Consumption, if you are not normally a drinker be mindful of how much you are drinking. Always have a designated driver. 

Overindulging around the holidays can be okay, but be mindful of the amount of sweets, and eating too much can cause nausea and sickness.

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday! 

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Rafeea is your intuitive guide to discovering your gifts, the co-owner of Spectacular Creations – South Florida, LLC. She is an Intuitive Mindset & Transformation Life Coach. She guides women on their path toward accepting and embracing who they truly are. She teaches them how to find the magic within themselves so they can transition to the next step and reach their goals. Life happens to us all, even Rafeea is not exempt. She is married to the love of her life and share three beautiful children together. They are all close in age and Rafeea understands firsthand the difficulties life has to offer when juggling a marriage, children, and a career. She is an entrepreneur who has a wide vast of experience in sales and marketing who recognizes the fluctuations that occur in business. However, after making good money and selling one business venture only to start another, she realized her true passion was not in making money, it is in helping people. This opportunity is not just another job for her. She is invested in seeing each of her clients grow mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and socially. She is devoted to her craft of teaching each of you how to live a full life. She loves engaging in meaningful conversations with people who are looking to leave footprints. She loves to connect with women all over the world.

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