Start your week with calm. Close your eyes, take a deep breath in, let it out, take one more in, slowly let it out, then open your eyes and meet your week head on. 🙂
Category: Quick Fix
Today’s Healthy Dose – Open Hips, Open Heart
Opening your pelvis can actually relieve stress! Just sit on a flat surface (the floor, your bed) with your knees pulled in and the soles of your feet facing each other. Now release those hips and let the knees fall open. Don’t force it, just relax for sixty seconds. Every time you do this you improve your mobility, your balance, your core strength and your attitude!
Today’s Healthy Dose – It’s 10am, Do You Know Where Your Shoulders Are?
Darn it, there they go again! Sit up straight and push those shoulders back. Much better.
Today’s Healthy Dose – Try Something New
This week try a new fruit or vegetable. What’s the worst thing that could happen?
Today’s Healthy Dose – Pledge to Unhurry
Hurrying causes stress. Stress causes excess Cortisol. Excess Cortisol derails healing, impairs digestion, slows metabolism, reduces healthy mental function, and weakens your immune system. Just think what good a little slowing down could do.
Today’s Healthy Dose – Got Stairs?
Take at least one extra trip up and down today.
Today’s Healthy Dose – Vitamin D
It’s the new oat bran! But did you know there are two types of Vitamin D in pill form? D3 works okay, D2 not so much. Both need LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) to taxi them through your bloodstream, and taking too much can cause issues.
Here’s an idea. Get the ideal forms of vitamin D in the ideal amounts. Ditch the sun screen and take a twenty minute walk, or putter in the garden, or just be still, close your eyes, and soak up some rays. Every cell in your body will thank you.
Today’s Healthy Dose – Back By Popular Demand…
Straighten that spine, reach up, palms towards the sky, circle your wrists a few times. Now take a in deep breath and slowly lower your arms to your side as you exhale. Still feeling slug like? Go one more time…
Today’s Healthy Dose – Sit Ups
A form of exercise invented by a twisted individual who figured we’d never notice that we can pull in our stomach muscles from almost any position. Try it right now. see?
Today’s Healthy Dose – That Damn Dryer
Is the dryer shrinking your clothes again? (wink, wink) Try eating a vegetable with every meal or snack today. I know that may seem weird, but your clothes and I have faith that you’ll figure it out.