Harder to Breathe Underwater

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I assume an asthma attack would feel like you’re trying to breathe underwater. I know that feeling all too well, and it’s no fun at all. Surfing can be scary, and I almost drowned not too long ago. I lost my balance trying to catch a wave and got tossed within its current. It was easier for me to panic when I didn’t know which way was up, so it felt like I was under water for a good thirty seconds. It was pitch black and I was practically doing somersaults as the waves passed by, which made me feel very disoriented. When I finally popped my head above the water, I was gasping for air to the point where I had no more energy. It was terrifying to think that was going to be my last moment on earth. I would’ve liked to enjoy an In-n-Out burger before I went.

In elementary school, I had one classmate you suffered from asthma. I remember the first time I ever saw him struggle for air. It was very hard to watch. His face turned red, and he was gasping for air like he was choking on something he swallowed. He would use his inhaler, but even that seemed difficult to take in. He was also on the basketball team and after each and every game I would watch him use his inhaler which seemed even MORE difficult to take because he was already out of breath from the exercise. I was always stuck wondering if he was okay because there wasn’t anything that I could really do to help him.

It’s hard to imagine how asthma sufferers really feel. They must worry about having an attack at any second of the day. It takes a lot of courage to conquer it on your own, especially as a child. However these days it’s great that we can have some control and try to prevent these spontaneous attacks from happening.

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As a parent, sending your child to school worried he or she might have an asthma attack is stressful. You hope to never receive a call from the principal telling you that your child has been sent to the emergency room. For those parents who are familiar with this feeling, then perhaps it’s time you did something about it. Maybe you should suggest adding an air purifier in the classroom to relieve their symptoms or become an advocate for healthier air through the entire school. Air purifiers improve overall health by reducing the amount of pollution, dust, or mold in the surrounding air. It works wonders on the immune system and the quality of sleep which in turn, help fight allergic reactions. Enjoy fresh, healthier air with Luma Comfort’s air purifiers and enjoy the beautiful weather Mother Nature brings you.

How Exactly Can an Air Purifier Help?

Air Purifiers are designed to clean and improve the quality of the air around you. Although it cannot get completely rid of allergens or other pollutants, it helps tremendously. The filters are designed to trap pollen, allergens, odor, smoke, and mold that can be harmful to our immune system. Letting any of those build up can bring more bacteria and germs into your life. Purifiers that are HEPA certified will filter big and small particles that can be extremely sensitive to people who suffer from asthma. They can improve the general health and sleep of your household environment, and are the best solution to relieve allergy and asthma symptoms.

Need a V-Day Date?

Are you dating men that just aren’t making the cut? Do you know that special guy already, but having a hard time getting him to notice you? Or you just don’t want to be lonely this Valentine’s Day?

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Well, it’s not too late to find that special someone before Valentine’s Day! We’ve cooked up several ways on how to make a man fall in love with you. Secure a date by February 14th with these simple tips:

IMPROVE YOUR HYGIENE

Take care of yourself. Buy a Luma Comfort air purifier or a humidifier for your health. You’ll be breathing in fresh air, while moisturizing your skin. Try wearing some cute outfits from your wardrobe. You don’t have to break the bank shopping, but you can always work with what you have by mixing and matching. Spray on some perfume too! Also You don’t have to wear heavy make-up, but nicely groom yourself. Brush your hair, floss your teeth, take daily showers, and wear clean clothes.

BE CHARMING

It’s all about being confident and independent. Men are extremely attracted to it. Men are socially awkward when it comes to being around other people, so try charming the people you meet. When he sees that other people naturally like you, he will too. Make everyone feel their best and like they are a better person. Always be happy, charismatic, and smile.

BE MYSTERIOUS

Let him chase you! When he asks about your life, give him short details that will make him ask for more. Remember to always be yourself though. Especially if you both have different hobbies, that makes you more interesting and intriguing. It’s always good to end the conversation on a high note so he can look forward to talking to you again. Turn down plans or stop texting back right away, and he’ll start to wonder what you’re doing.

SHOW YOUR BRAIN

It’s easy to say something stupid or start gossiping, especially as a girl. It’s best not to have a conversation about how you hate your neighbor or ex-boyfriend. Don’t be too sensitive or emotional either. Begin the conversation with the news or current events. Show that you’re just not all about looks and appearance. You don’t have to get serious about a topic, but let him know that you have a brain.

LAUGH A LITTLE

I admit to being a little tongue-tied when I went on my first date with my boyfriend. I was really nervous and over-thinking everything to the point I did not know what to say. He charmingly cracked a joke, and it made me laugh hysterically. Laughing can give you an idea of what the other person’s personality is like. Show him you like it when he makes you laugh because it will make him feel good about himself. It’s also a bonus if you crack a joke or take one!

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LISTEN

Men have such big egos that they love to talk about only themselves. Sometimes we don’t even care what they’re saying, but it’s better to pretend like you do. Listen to what he has to say and never interrupt. Throw in some questions about previous comments he made or ask his opinions on current events.

POSITIVE SUPPORT

Nobody likes a constant negative person to be around them. They complain about everything and hate all that they see. Be positive and optimistic. Always see the best in people, and you will instantly become more likeable. Make a bad situation into a good one or just opt to have a good time no matter where you two are. Supporting his endeavors will also let him know that you will always be there for me. Try doing a nice gesture. For example, if he is stressed about work, write him a note or bring him lunch.

BE PALS WITH HIS PALS

Most couples think the acceptance of their relationship has to come from their parents, but in reality it’s actually come from their friends. Try having a conversation about what they like to do, or buy them drinks at the bar when you’re out. Just make sure it is a good beer, and not a girly one like Blue Moon.

GET A KEGERATOR

Men love beer…and so do women! Chugging down a nice cold beer from my own tap is heaven. It’s a guarantee that he’ll come over a lot more once he finds out you have your own kegerator.

COOK DINNER

Cooking is obviously a way to anyone’s heart. Fill your kitchen with some of his favorite food. It will make him feel more at home when he is over at your place. America is ranked 2nd in the world for obesity, so I know you want to eat. Get down and dirty by whipping up a burger. This will show you’re not afraid to eat junk in front of him, but keep it classy.

MAKE HIM FEEL LIKE A MAN

Make him feel dominant by asking him to fix or build something at your place. He will feel like he is taking care of you or protecting you from harm when you show him your vulnerable side. He’ll then open up and confide in you with his problems.

BE ADVENTUROUS

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Testosterone! Need I say more? Men love doing outdoor activities, going to the gym, playing video games, and more. They love it when a girl can take an interest in what they like to do or can try something new with them. Be willing to go anywhere or do anything and it will make you come off just as adventurous as they are.

KEEP THE SPACE

Don’t become obsessively clingy with him. Respect his space and privacy as well as your own. Show that you can rely on each other, but get the freedom you both need. If he feels tied down, that will send him running. There’s no need to sacrifice friends or hobbies just because you want to start a relationship.

Remember you can’t make anyone love you, but if the chemistry is there it can work. If it’s meant to be, it will happen.