Category: environmental wellness

Come out and take some fresh air

“Don’t you feel happier when the Sun is shining and you get to spend some time outside? I’m sure you do because I personally love it. However, with many of us spending the major chunk in our stuffy offices, it has become a rare… Continue Reading “Come out and take some fresh air”

Get up and drink a bottle of water

“In Japan, people drink two glasses of water as the first thing in the morning. Interestingly, it has the greatest overall longevity being the only country with over 50,000 centenarians. Whether it’s in the water practice or something else, we can learn a few… Continue Reading “Get up and drink a bottle of water”

USE A YOGA BALL AS A DESK CHAIR

Save your back/shoulders/neck and strengthen your core by using a yoga ball as a desk chair. ~ fourwellness.co

MAKE HALF YOUR PLATE VEGGIES

A simple hack for healthy eating (and portion control) is to make half your plate veggies at each meal. ~ fourwellness.co

STAND UP EVERY 30 MINUTES WHILE WORKING

Reduce the harmful effects of sitting (like at your desk job) by standing up and moving around a bit every half hour. ~ fourwellness.co

FILL YOUR HOME WITH HOUSEPLANTS

Houseplants help to cleanse your indoor air (sadly, it probably needs it!), they’re pretty, and research even shows they improve mood, creativity and problem solving! ~ fourwellness.co

SMILE!!!

This might be a difficult thing to do these days. But, find a way to smile every day. When you smile, you trigger stress reducing hormones in your body, while increasing mood enhancing hormones. SO SMILE!!  

Take a Power Nap!

Did you know that napping is one thing many of the centenarians (100+ year olds) on the planet have in common? That’s right! The people at bluezones.com interviewed hundreds of 100+ year olds to find out their secrets. It turns out that “down shifting”… Continue Reading “Take a Power Nap!”

Do a Crossword!

The wellness tip for today is to workout that brain! This isn’t exclusive to crossword puzzles. Anything that challenges your brain will help keep amyloid plaque at bay. Amyloid is plaque that builds up in the brain and causes Alzheimer’s disease. You can find… Continue Reading “Do a Crossword!”

Eat Dark Chocolate!

I’m actually not a huge fan of dark chocolate, being a milk chocolate girl! Unfortunately, this tip is exclusive to dark chocolate, because milk chocolate is too high in sugar. You can find the research for this tip HERE. “Scientists in London have discovered that… Continue Reading “Eat Dark Chocolate!”

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