5 Reasons To Appreciate Summer (Even During Times of Heatwaves)

There might be a heatwave and water shortages during this summer but there's lots more to appreciate.
There might be a heatwave and water shortages during this summer but there's lots more to appreciate.

The SA Weather Service has announced that there is a heatwave in parts of Gauteng this week.

While the grass certainly does seem greener on the other side of the equator, what happened to the saying “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”? Although the natural instinct right now is to run for cover and complain, life is far too short to not enjoy it so here are some reasons to appreciate summer during the heatwave.

5. It might be quite easy to complain and pretend that the heat is the worst thing ever but everyone knows too hot is better than too cold.

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4. Frostbites, numb hands and feet, the shivers, convulsions, flu, animals hibernating; the list of horrible effects of the cold is endless and the worst of it is that you cannot be outdoors.

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3. Unless you are lactose intolerant, ice-cream is one of the best treats for any summer’s day. There are endless flavours to choose from, not to mention the different combinations it can be served.

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2. Ever tried jumping into a pool during a winter’s day? 

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It really isn’t fun.

There is nothing like a splash of water to cool you down on a hot summer’s day.

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1. Have you ever looked forward to watching sunset as the gentle breeze sets in for the evening during winter?

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Didn’t think so. Try out these tips to stay cool during the heatwave.

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