With the fall season quickly approaching comes proneness to seasonal viruses. With all the fall festivities coming up, it would be a shame to miss them because of an illness. Beauty regiments and trends seem to be the height of importance, but it’s easy to forget the most important aspect of the beauty routine — health and wellness. Not only will the wearer look better, more importantly, she will feel better.
DRINK MORE WATER, LESS COFFEE & SODAS
Perfect for flushing out those not-so-beauty-enhancing toxins, drinking 8-ounces per day will leave the body feeling naturally refreshed and energized.
EAT FRUITS AND VEGGIES RATHER THAN BLENDING THEM
Like water, a plentiful diet of fruits and vegetables will clear the skin, speed up metabolism, and provide energy. Fruits and vegetables also carry essential nutrients such as potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B, calcium, and fiber in order be your healthiest self.
GET YOUR BEAUTY SLEEP
Another way to successfully take on the next day is to practice a little morning meditation. Headspace is a helpful app that will guide the most novice to the most experienced meditator.
75-150 minutes of cardio mixed with two sessions of weight training is the minimum weekly activity that the body needs to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
HACK YOUR ALARM CLOCK
Download a calm yet alert alarm to wake up gently rather than abruptly.
LESSEN TECHNOLOGY USAGE
It’s no secret that technology overload can result in stress and distraction. Turn off the phone during work, face-to-face conversation, and sleep. Also, dedicate at least 30 minutes per day to leave off television, cell phone, laptop, and all electronics for a mental cleanse.
The perfect location for a fulfilled break from technology is the outdoors. Whether it’s to meditate, workout, walk, or play, an outdoor escape will increase brain function, lower stress, and cause graceful aging.
Whom you surround yourself with plays a huge role in your outlook on life; so, it’s crucial to surround yourself with individuals that will boost happiness and decrease stress. It’s also important to have uplifting friends to keep each other accountable towards practicing healthy habits.