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Happy and Healthy

Amidst the clouds of Covid- 19 it can seem difficult to embrace the mantra of “happy and healthy”. But with these few tips, you can be sure to prepare your body for whatever comes its way! 

Happy and Healthy Tip #1: Hop on the Vitamin train! 

Ladies and gentlemen it’s time to hop on the vitamin and mineral train. Taking a daily vitamin bolsters the immune system, helps organs do their job well, and supports growth and development. While our country walks through this pandemic, it’s important to prepare your body for anything that may try to attack. Keeping your immune system functioning properly with the nutrients it needs is just the thing to keep you on top of the happy and healthy list! 

*Try to find a vitamin with Aloe Vera in it. Aloe Vera aids in the absorption of the nutrients in your body. Oftentimes we take a vitamin and it travels through our body so fast it doesn’t have time to fully absorb before it leaves the body. 

Happy and Healthy Tip #2: Get some sun! 

While it may seem like a no-brainer, being outdoors has great benefits for us physically and mentally. Breathing in the fresh air, feeling the sun on our skin and simply being in nature can bring out the best in us! In fact, when you take breaks from work try taking a walk outside! As you spend more time outside, you may notice a decrease in depression, reduced anxiety and stress, and increased concentration! We could all use a little bit of that right?! While you’re outside try going for a walk, doing small sets of exercises and taking deep breaths. These small things can make a big difference in your overall work and home life! 

Happy and Healthy Tip #3: Build your community! 

As of late, we have been forced to separate from one another. This has taken its toll on the population in a way we never saw coming. It is important to remain connected to your community so that we can fulfill the need to be near one another and be a part of something bigger. We all crave to be noticed, interacted with and engaged in meaningful conversation. Find new ways to connect to your community whether that be meeting friends for a picnic in the park, zoom calls with grandparents and cousins or a handwritten note to an old friend. Spend time creating and rebuilding your community, it will positively impact your well being and keep you on track for a happy and healthy 2021.

Vitamins, sunshine, and community are three great ways to stay happy and healthy in 2021. Don’t underestimate the power of the small, everyday happenings that create a happier and healthier you. Stay strong Sandites!