In a time when there seems to be a new diet every day, some new miracle pill around every corner, and an opinion out of every mouth, trying to keep up and improve your wellness routine can feel a little overwhelming. Thankfully, there are some evergreen tips out there! We’ve put together our five favorites that will help you to improve your wellness routine right away.
Take it outside.
There have been so many studies done that prove the sights and sounds of nature have substantial health benefits. (Even just a weekend away camping can completely reset your sleep schedule and leave you feeling rejuvenated!) Sunlight has also long-since been proven to help boost your immune system. So if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to boost your wellness routine, go outside! Whether you want to have your morning cup of tea on the porch or do your yoga routine in the backyard, you’ll soon feel that much better.
Have daily vitamins and supplements.
Starting a new daily vitamin and supplement regimen can help you feel amazing. For example, daily CBD tablets are a natural way to alleviate anxiety, pain, and acne. Collagen can help your skin and hair, and iron can help your nails grow healthy and long. Vitamins D and B are also essential for your body to process and function properly. Check with your doctor before you’re on any medications or have any medical conditions and always make sure that your vitamins and supplements won’t interact with any medicines that you may be taking.
Typically, natural is better. This can be as simple as switching to natural and organic foods or making sure that the vitamins you take are natural. You can also start cutting out toxic artificial sweeteners and replace them with healthier, natural sweeteners like agave, honey, and dates. Not only will you see any extra weight melt away, but your body will feel younger and rejuvenated. A little-known fact is that you can absorb unnatural chemicals from the clothes you wear, too, so consider opting for natural fabrics, as well!
Stretch your routine.
Doing dynamic stretches for 5-10 minutes before you workout and static stretching for 5-10 minutes after your routine can be beneficial. Not only does it help to relieve muscle tension, but it can also leave you more flexible and limber. Between lengthening your muscles and increasing your flexibility, it can help your workout be that much more effective (meaning you will see the results even more quickly!)
Eat well and don’t hop from diet-to-diet.
Eating whole foods, eating every meal, and having healthy snacks throughout the day can help you stay awake, energized, and put on the right kind of weight – muscles! It may be tempting to go from diet-to-diet, but doing so can have adverse side effects. Learning how to eat healthily and well is much more beneficial for you than any specific diet plan.
While these are pretty easy tips to incorporate, it’s important to note that you shouldn’t make any huge changes without talking to your doctor first. Only you and your doctor know what’s best for you and your body. But should you decide to take your wellness more seriously – and your doctor approves – these should help you get to your next new best quickly and easily.