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Looking after your body and mind is the key to enriching your life. At times it can feel like a challenge to stay healthy, but often all you need are simple adjustments. To start adopting healthier habits today, here are a few ideas for inspiration.
1 . Connect with nature
Are you keen to supercharge your health? If you’re looking to feel great in body and mind, you’ve got to connect with nature. Science tells us that spending time in the natural world is one of the best ways to improve our mental health. There are so many different ways to connect to nature, including:
Go on hiking trips or camping trips.
Go on foraging trips and cook using wild foods.
Try wild swimming trips in your local area.
Grow your own vegetables.
2. Raise your endorphin levels
To feel great in mind and body you’ve got to keep those endorphin levels high. There are so many different activities that can raise endorphin levels, including laughter, eating chocolate, having acupuncture, or getting creative! Whether you take a dance class or make a painting there are so many fun ways to get the endorphins pumping. Practicing lots of endorphin boosting activities is a great way to boost your mental health.
3. Level up your fitness
Wanna get your health in tip-top shape? Fitness is certainly the best way to do it. If you’re looking to level up your fitness regime why not set a few exercise goals? Goal setting can support you to track your progress and make improvements. For general ideas to improve your fitness regime, try these:
Check out fitness apps, (there are plenty of tools you can use from home).
Consider joining a sports team or running club.
Try a new fitness class, whether it’s Pilates or salsa dance.
Train for a special event (for example a 5k run or a marathon).
4. Get more nutrients
To take better care of your health, be sure to get plenty of nutrients in your diet. Eat plenty of nutrient-dense foods including kale, spinach, green beans, salmon, blueberries, and garlic. If you’re looking for ideas to inspire a healthy diet, try apps like Superfoods or Green Kitchen. Here you’ll find lots of nutrient-rich recipes.
Another great way to boost your nutrient levels is to grow your own foods. Studies show that people who grow their own vegetables are more likely to have a better diet than people who don’t.
5. Learn new skills
Learning about first aid can help you to look after your own health and the health of those around you. In an emergency situation, it’s very helpful to know CPR and first aid. To find out more take a look at cprcertificationnow.com. Preparing yourself for an emergency situation could help to save someone's life.
These five simple steps can help you to feel better in body and mind. There are lots to think about when it comes to our health, from fitness to mental health and emotional needs. Being more mindful about your health will help you to make lots of positive changes.
All excellent things to do. We're both doing them too.ReplyDelete
Have a fabulous day, my friend. ♥
We're doing that!ReplyDelete
I am eating all the right things daily but I need to exercise a lot more...ReplyDelete
Such great tips to remind us to stay healthy and happyReplyDelete
Health is so important to keep up with, and to establish new and better routines. I'll have to work on some of these.ReplyDelete
I know I definitely want to start connecting with nature more. I am normally inside the house majority of the time.ReplyDelete
I really want to learn a new skill! I feel like my mind isn't busy enough - and saving someone's life is a good skill to have.ReplyDelete
These are great tips! I try really hard to be healthy each and every day!ReplyDelete
Love this post and each and every step is so important to ensure your best health. Thank you for sharing ;)ReplyDelete
I need to go back and take CPR again. I've taken the course several times over the years, but it's been a really long stretch since the last time. It never hurts to brush up on something that could save a life!ReplyDelete