Let Your Home Help You Get Healthier
We all want to be healthier (with as little actual effort as possible), so why not let your home give you a hand? Setting up the conditions for good health will make it so much simpler to follow through and make real, positive changes in how you feel. It’s so easy.
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Get good sleep
You know sleep is so important to how your body and brain works all day long and getting the right set-up for a great night’s sleep is so easy. Noise keeping you up? Try a team of earplugs and a sound machine. Too bright? Blackout curtains to the rescue. Temperature not right? You know what to do. You know how you sleep best so make it a priority to get your bedroom ready for a quality snooze session every night.
Stock healthy snacks
To eat healthy, you must stock healthy foods. You already know that a bare fridge is the number one cause of opting for unhealthy take-out or delivery. You know a rumbly tummy makes resisting office cookie time that much harder. You must feed your body the right way so you don’t need to resort to junk. Make the junky treats a choice, not the only option because you didn’t want to grocery shop.
Stress is a major cause of illness and if you don’t want to fall victim to yucky issues like ulcers and heart disease, you must find a way to relax. Your home can help. Does a mess make you stress? Make an organizational system a priority. Do you need a place to be alone? Set one up. Identify what helps you get calm — soothing color? A luxurious bath? — and then implement it! Now! you can (and must!) tailor your space with stress-busting in mind. A little forethought goes a long way towards helping you really relax at the end of a long day.
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Keep water handy
The best way to keep drinking water throughout the day is to have it on hand! Where do you hang out the most? Keep a filled carafe there! When you see it, you’ll drink it and when you drink it, you’ll stay healthy and hydrated.
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Your turn, what do you do with your decor with your health in mind?