3 Ways To Make Your Day Better!

Ever feel like you’re just having a down day? Like you need some sort of pick me up? Here are three simple and easy things you can add into your daily routine to make your day better and to make you feel better!

Our body is made up 60% of water! A good way to feel better throughout the day is to hydrate. Hydration is vital to the human body. Your body depends on water to survive. Every inch of you needs water to function properly. Water helps with your body maintaining its temperature, removing waste, and lubricating your joints. Add that extra glass of water to your day to help stay hydrated and feeling better!

A lot of people are limited to moving around throughout the day. What limits us could be sitting at a desk, driving, traveling and many other things. Exercise is key to feeling good. Exercise can prevent diseases, improve stamina, control weight and improve quality of life. With our busy lives sometimes it can be hard to incorporate exercise. Next time you have the option to take the elevator vs. stairs, take the stairs! Or if you need to get your mail, walk to the mailbox instead of driving. Another simple way is to take a walk during your lunch break at work. Every minute helps!

Eat something green! Green foods are an extremely important part of your diet. There are numerous types of green vegetables. Each having important nutrients for our body. Green’s are a hefty source of antioxidants, low in calories, great source of phytonutrients, easy on your glucose levels and just about carb free. What’s not to love about them? A good diet means a happy body, a happy body means a happy you!

 

 

 

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