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MENTAL HEALTH

Spending Our Weekends Properly Mean A Lot For Our Overall Health Status

The first quarter of the year is almost up and are you one of those people that listed down weight loss as one of their New Year’s resolutions? If everything is going well, keep it going and pursue the healthier you. If you’re on the other side of the coin, don’t lose hope and you can still get the job done.

We all know how busy we are in our daily life and finding time to get a proper diet and exercise is no simple task. However, with these pointers, you’ll soon realize that even after a busy week, we can still use our weekend for bringing out our healthier side.

Most of us are working during weekdays and the only rest our body gets would be Saturday and Sunday. During this time, our main focus is relaxation and fun but we can also do fun stuff while we are working to be healthier.

With that in mind, here are few reminders on how we can use our weekends. This is a step towards your main goal that you listed down in your New Year’s resolution, weight loss and being healthier.

Relax During Weekend

We all know it is your day off from work and it is time to have fun. However, relaxation doesn’t mean we’ll have to dig ourselves in our couch and spending our whole day without doing anything. We’ll have to remember that changing our lifestyle is the best approach to break our bad habits.

Find ways on how we can relax and utilize our weekends. One of the best examples of this is by going outside for a walk in the park or just drive around with your bike within our neighborhood. Going into the woods is also a good option as it gives you that relaxing vibe while we burn those calories from our body.

Aside from being active on weekends, we can also do mediation for controlling those stressful weekdays. This will not only help our mind, but it will also set your mood and clear your mindset for your bigger goals

Sleep is also essential for our overall well-being. If we are looking to take care of our body properly, enough good night sleep is needed for us to recover and to have proper energy to help us through another week. If we need to have a quality sleeping time, weekends would the perfect time to do so.

Food and Water Intake

Hydration is very important to our body, it will not only help us with our weight loss journey but also on our overall health status. We will also notice a significant change in our body if we get adequate liquids to our body, such as more radiant skin and healthier hairs. This process can also help us detoxify our body, so remember to drink enough water.

Even if you’re on a strict diet doesn’t mean you’ll have to just eat the same food over and over again. If you’re craving for some foods that you really like, use your weekends like some sort of a cheat day. It will not hurt you if you indulge yourself every once in a while. After all, treat it as a reward for completing your very active weekdays.

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