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Five Ways to Put Some Spring in Your Step!

Posted in Medshield Lifestyle & Fitness   |   September 14th, 2020

“Spring in your step” can be defined as having a confident, energetic demeanor. People with “spring” tend to be happier, too. Do you wish you had a bit more of that buoyant attitude?

Here are five ways to put some spring in your step.

1. Get Plenty of Sleep!

Sleeping may seem like the opposite of what you’re looking for, but energy and focus start with a good night’s sleep. Starting the day well-rested helps you feel inspired and motivated, because you have more energy to carry out your plans. And it’s easier to focus when you don’t have a sleepy brain.

2. Regular Exercise,

If you want to start slowly, that’s absolutely fine – it’s better to start slowly than not start at all. Make a commitment to exercise regularly even if it’s just a couple of times a week. Again, something is better than nothing and regularity is important if you want to see results. A great place to begin is with 20 to 30 minutes of brisk walking. If you need to, break it up into 5- or 10-minute increments, walking slowly in between.

3. “Spring” Cleaning,

Regardless of the time of year, doing some cleaning puts spring into your home and step! Just getting a corner of the house or office cleaned can help you feel accomplished and refreshed. Maybe it’s washing a piece of furniture or tidying up a corner full of papers and miscellaneous objects. Go ahead and tackle one of those organizing, cleaning-out kind of projects!

4. Redecorate,

You don’t have to do anything major (but of course you can if you like!); you can just make a few changes here and there. Maybe put some fresh flowers around the house, or change out your wall art. If you have area rugs, put down a different one. Change the throw pillows on the furniture. Try something new.

5. Find Opportunities,

Being on the lookout for opportunities to exercise, eat healthier, and other little lifestyle pick-me-ups will definitely put spring in your step. Always be aware of how you can make an event or activity healthier and more interesting. Running errands? Park far away from the entrance on purpose. Is it raining out? Put on rain boots and a raincoat and go walking. Just approaching life in this way can help foster a more energetic, aware outlook.

Think of healthy living as a privilege!

We want to hear how you are taking #TheNextStep in your wellness journey this spring! Comment and share your favorite tip with us on social media @MedshieldSA and use the hashtags #THENEXTSTEP and #MedshieldMovement

Source Credit : Health24, Child Development Institute, Moms Corner Blog!

Image Credit : Medshield Medical Scheme

DISCLAIMER: The information on this blog post is for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms or need health advice, please consult a healthcare professional.

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