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Four Ways to Make the Most of your Health and Wellness this Summer


With the current state of the world, it is now more important than ever to focus on wellbeing and restore your physical, mental, and emotional health. Consider these four ways to make the most of your health and wellness this summer.


No matter what struggles you might be facing, whether stress, poor nutrition, lack of energy, or lacking motivation, these simple steps can help you live your best life and make the most of the warm summer months. A good rule of thumb is to choose one or two and place your focus there first. You will find success in creating a new, productive habit and can add to it when you are ready.


Unplug

With constant updates on the current pandemic, it is natural to want to be in the know. However, it is also easy to become engulfed in your phone or computer. Over-consuming digital content is not healthy. Whether utilizing your smart devices for work, news, or social media, it is necessary to take a break. Remember to unplug, spend time in the present with those around you, and give your brain room to think independently.


Go Outside

Spending time in the sunlight promotes several processes in your body, including bone health, energy, and immune strength. It helps you get your daily dose of vitamin D, and you can even pair your sun time with exercises like yoga, walking or swimming.


Nourish

We speak often about nutrition and its importance in living your best life. While physical activity and sleep are also incredibly important, proper nutrition is essential. Fill your body with healthy foods, and establish good habits like refraining from smoking and limiting alcohol and sugar. When you fuel your body with healthy, well-balanced meals full of minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients, your energy levels will be higher, and you will get more out of your days.


Hydrate

With countless drinks that promise they are good for you despite harmful ingredients, you are always safe to drink water. The original healthy choice, drinking water helps your body purge toxins naturally. It has also been shown to eliminate cravings and boost energy. If you are looking for a flavor boost, add some lemon, lime, or cucumber for a special kick. And if you’re struggling with not drinking enough water, consider purchasing a reusable water bottle like this one with a time marker design to keep you on track!


It is important to remember that our productivity and energy levels are in our own hands. There are so many things we can do to heal, cleanse, and live our best lives this summer. These four steps are a great place to start.


Wishing you a happy and healthy summer,

Krista