Time to clean up your act. Start this Spring on the right foot by giving your body a good deep cleaning. It's the perfect way to rejuvenate and renew this season.
From detoxes to diets, cleaning up your act can be a little overwhelming. These tips can help you ease into Spring with a healthier, happier you!
Warmer temps mean it's time to get off the couch and take that workout up a few notches. Walking, running and other outdoor fun times are great of your well-being as well as your peace of mind.
Farmer's markets are beginning to open, fresher foods are starting to hit the grocery stores. It's salad season, and a perfect time to clean up your eating habits. Replace comfort foods from winter with fresh salads, crisp radishes and sweet, springtime berries – full of vitamins and antioxidants.
Drinking enough water is important year round, so make sure you are drinking enough water every day. Water helps wash out the toxins your body accumulates, as well as helping to moisturize the air in your lungs. This is extra important during seasons where allergy irritants are higher.
Try a simple juice cleanse to get your body back on track. You can follow a simple 3-Day plan or simply trade out a fresh juice for your morning bowl of cereal or afternoon snacks. It's a great way to get a much-needed boost of vitamins and minerals.
Tip The Scales
Spring is a perfect time to jot down your weight and start keeping track if you haven't been already. Keeping frequent notes on your weight can help you stay active and aware of your daily eating habits and workout routines.
Clean Out The Closet
Get in your closet and clear out anything you haven't worn in over a year. Closets can accumulate clothes that sometimes we don't even wear while we are hibernating during the winter. Old sweater you haven't worn since college? Donate! High heels that were cute but way too tight in the first place? Donate! Keep clothes you know that make you feel good and look good.
Get Rid Of The Germs!
Start by wiping down all your surfaces with a disinfectant. Vinegar is a perfect all-natural product for that. Bathrooms, kitchens and even the living room should be wiped down to kill of any lingering cold and flu germs. You can make your own all-natural cleaners, too!
Check In With The Doc
Spring is the perfect time to get a check-up. Make appointments to get your eyes, teeth and insides checked out. Prevention is the best way to detect and avoid health issues later on.
The information included on this site is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.
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