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greenandblack [Sleeping] added Bridge's video on 'How to Sleep'
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 ==== Sleeping ==== ==== Sleeping ====
 Sleep hygiene recommendations include establishing a regular sleep schedule, using naps with care, not exercising physically or mentally too close to bedtime, limiting worry, limiting exposure to light in the hours before sleep, getting out of bed if sleep does not come, not using bed for anything but sleep and sex, avoiding alcohol as well as nicotine, caffeine, and other stimulants in the hours before bedtime, and having a peaceful, comfortable and dark sleep environment.  Sleep hygiene recommendations include establishing a regular sleep schedule, using naps with care, not exercising physically or mentally too close to bedtime, limiting worry, limiting exposure to light in the hours before sleep, getting out of bed if sleep does not come, not using bed for anything but sleep and sex, avoiding alcohol as well as nicotine, caffeine, and other stimulants in the hours before bedtime, and having a peaceful, comfortable and dark sleep environment. 
 +  * [[https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=dWMuaKDxHy4|How to Sleep]] - [[https://deadinsi.de/@cute|cutebridge]]
  
 ==== Eating ==== ==== Eating ====
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 === Housecleaning === === Housecleaning ===
 Housecleaning includes activities such as disposing of rubbish, washing dishes, cleaning dirty surfaces, dusting and vacuuming. It may also involve some outdoor chores, such as removing leaves from rain gutters, washing windows and sweeping doormats. Housecleaning includes activities such as disposing of rubbish, washing dishes, cleaning dirty surfaces, dusting and vacuuming. It may also involve some outdoor chores, such as removing leaves from rain gutters, washing windows and sweeping doormats.
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 ==== Managing money ==== ==== Managing money ====
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 It can be hard to find a bank, building society or credit union that aren't contributing to destroying the planet and it's inhabitants. Often it is the case of picking the least worst option. Here are some financial institutions that are probably better than your average evil megacorp bank: It can be hard to find a bank, building society or credit union that aren't contributing to destroying the planet and it's inhabitants. Often it is the case of picking the least worst option. Here are some financial institutions that are probably better than your average evil megacorp bank:
  
-* [[https://www.unity.co.uk/ | Unity Trust]] - UK - £6 per month fee - Slow to get setup - Ethical finance policy +  * [[https://www.unity.co.uk/ | Unity Trust]] - UK - £6 per month fee - Slow to get setup - Ethical finance policy 
- +  * [[https://www.co-operativebank.co.uk/ | The Co-operative Bank]] - UK - Basically not a real co-op - Ethical finance policy 
-* [[https://www.co-operativebank.co.uk/ | The Co-operative Bank]] - UK - Basically not a real co-op - Ethical finance policy +  * [[https://www.nationwide.co.uk/ | Nationwide Building Society]] - UK - Elected board but not very democratic - Good online banking site 
- +  * [[https://www.bristolcreditunion.org/ | Bristol Credit Union]] - UK (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) - Fees for Debit card and ATM withdrawals - Ethical finance policy
-* [[https://www.nationwide.co.uk/ | Nationwide Building Society]] - UK - Elected board but not very democratic - Good online banking site +
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-* [[https://www.bristolcreditunion.org/ | Bristol Credit Union]] - UK (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) - Fees for Debit card and ATM withdrawals - Ethical finance policy+
  
 === Accounting/finance software === === Accounting/finance software ===
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 == Desktop == == Desktop ==
-* [[https://www.libreoffice.org/discover/calc/ | LibreOffice Calc]] (it would be good to start with some sort of template spreadsheet) +  * [[https://www.libreoffice.org/discover/calc/ | LibreOffice Calc]] (it would be good to start with some sort of template spreadsheet) 
- +  * [[https://www.gnucash.org/ | GNUcash]] 
-* [[https://www.gnucash.org/ | GNUcash]] +  * [[https://firefly-iii.org/ | Firefly III]]
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-* [[https://firefly-iii.org/ | Firefly III]]+
  
 === Dealing with debt === === Dealing with debt ===
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 == Organisations that can help wih debt == == Organisations that can help wih debt ==
-* https://www.gov.uk/options-for-paying-off-your-debts - UK +  * https://www.gov.uk/options-for-paying-off-your-debts - UK 
- +  * https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/help-with-debt/ - Public Body - UK 
-* https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/help-with-debt/ - Public Body - UK +  * https://www.nationaldebtline.org/ - Charity - UK
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-* https://www.nationaldebtline.org/ - Charity - UK+
  
 === State benefits or welfare === === State benefits or welfare ===
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 Remember that you are entitled to be accompanied to the jobcentre by at least one person (the advisors will sometimes complain if you bring more than one person). Bring a friend, family member, comrade or union rep with you (much intersection there) if you feel uneasy about anything or are worried you are in trouble. Keep all of the paperwork you get and make a log (with dates and times) of anything unusual or worrying about your case. Always let the job centre know as soon as possible if you miss an appointment. Remember that you are entitled to be accompanied to the jobcentre by at least one person (the advisors will sometimes complain if you bring more than one person). Bring a friend, family member, comrade or union rep with you (much intersection there) if you feel uneasy about anything or are worried you are in trouble. Keep all of the paperwork you get and make a log (with dates and times) of anything unusual or worrying about your case. Always let the job centre know as soon as possible if you miss an appointment.
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 ==== Moving within the community ==== ==== Moving within the community ====
  
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