Tested Traveler Tips On Avoiding Jet Lag

Posted by Up with People on March 22, 2018

The enemy of all travelers far and wide, jet lag can ruin the first days of your trip abroad. Symptoms of jet lag include extreme tiredness, insomnia, anxiety, headache and irritability. The amount of time it takes to recover from jet lag usually depends on the number of time zones one has crossed, but fear not! There are things you can do to avoid jet lag altogether. We asked some of Up with People’s most seasoned travelers how they avoid jet lag. Before your next big trip consider the following advice and you might just avoid the effects of jet lag! How …

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Top 13 Tips For Successful Event Planning

Posted by Up with People on March 20, 2018

Up with People puts on events both big and small each year and this couldn’t happen without a dedicated team and years of experience. So how does one pull off successful events? We asked Up with People’s Annual Giving and Stewardship Program Manager Megan Luebke for some advice. Megan is part of the team responsible for producing Up with People’s big events like our annual gala in Denver, Colorado. This event requires organizing a cocktail hour, silent auction, three-course meal, special appeal paddle raise, and a dynamic performance by Up with People cast members. Megan’s tips can help anyone pull off …

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