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This week I really want to focus on general health tips. Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of the winter season we tend to forget just how easy it can be to work towards being a little healthier. These are a few things that you may want to make an active attempt to remember in order to keep yourself feeling fresh and bright.

  1. Drink More Water. One of the biggest problems that we face is dehydration. While warmer drinks may be nice during the winter, remember that water is the best thing to put into your body. It can help to increase your immune system as well, so be sure to drink as much as you can during these colder months.
  2. Go To Bed Early. With it getting darker earlier at this time of the year, this may be a bit easier to do. Try going to bed even ten minutes earlier than you normally do in order to get a good night’s rest. You won’t be able to do much of anything if you are constantly tired, so sleeping well during the night is important.
  3. Get Off Electronics. This one is much more difficult as many of our jobs require us to sit in front of a computer screen for at least eight hours a day. However, spending a little less time staring at the television or your phone when you get home may help your health. Blue light which is emitted from electronics has shown to mess up your natural sleep cycle, so try reading a book or getting outside instead of scrolling through Facebook.
  4. Save Some Money. This one is the hardest on the list and we know that. Sometimes this simply isn’t possible, but if you can save any amount of money it can help your health. Money is one of the main sources of stress, especially around this time of the year. If you can work to save a little bit each month, it may seriously help your mental health.

It is easy to let your health go off to the side with all of the other concerns we have in our lives, but you can’t help anyone else if you don’t help yourself. Make sure that you take care of your own health so that you can continue to be the awesome person you are.

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