It’s finally summer! It’s now time to relax, go on vacation, and try new things. With a little extra time, there are simple and fun things you can do to be healthier and give yourself a natural boost of energy. Here are some to get you started:
If you are looking to improve your diet, berries are the answer. At least once a day, have a cup of anything with the word berries in it. Strawberries, blackberries, or blueberries. These are rich in antioxidants and fiber and will help prevent tissue damage as well as reduce the risk of age related illnesses or diseases. If you have a history of high cholesterol, berries can help lower your cholesterol and even prevent types of cancers!
2. Time to get dirty!
Everyone has a time in their life, or several times where you feel STRESSED. If you are under a lot of of stress, these are a few simple and fun things you can do to relieve the anxiety and tension: Plant a garden, could be small or big, create a flower box or plant a few pots. The grounding feeling of putting your hands in soil makes you feel good and gives you relief from stress.
Start flossing everyday, even if it’s so easy to forget. It reduces oral bacteria, and improves your overall health. If you do this, your already healthier than more than 80% of the United States!
4.Go Outside and release some energy!
Going to the gym can be annoying, so pick an outdoor activity like a hike or rollerblading so you enjoy yourself while exercising. Playing football with your family outside or dancing with your friends is a great way to work out without even noticing, plus its perfect bonding time with friends and family!
5. Its time to get away
How does going away for vacation even improve health? Well, going away for a few days to relax and detach from reality lowers heart rate, blood pressure, and stress hormones. Its time to book your vacation now!
If a vacation isn’t within your reach right now, you can always schedule a daycation with Massage Envy which is another way to feel healthier and reduce stress levels. Its an alternative and natural source of medication!