These simple steps can be applied to people who work in a busy office, a quiet room at home or even those who are avid business travelers. Many of us with busy schedules and a life at home cannot afford to be sick or run down. Incorporate these healthy tips into your everyday life for a strong immune system and tough body, so you’re prepared to take on whatever the day might bring your way.
- Drink plenty of water. Hydration can affect your energy levels causing you to feel tired and weak. Keep a large water bottle with you throughout the day.
- Wash your hands regularly. Be sure to wash your hands often as you’ve most likely touch some germ-infested areas around the office or throughout your daily travels.
- Keep hand sanitizer at your desk or in your briefcase. You can’t run to the bathroom to wash your hands every time you touch something. So, keep some hand sanitizer nearby whether you’re shaking hands all day or typing on a keyboard.
- Keep stress-levels at a low. Stress can alter our mood as well as the way our body feels. Take time to practice stress-relieving activities and be more relaxed and refreshed.
- Snacking is a good thing. It’s better to snack on healthy foods throughout the day rather than indulging in a heavy meal in the middle of the day. Eating light during lunch will help you avoid the afternoon fatigue many feel following a large meal.
- Take breaks and absorb some vitamin D. Step outside and soak in the sun at least once everyday. Just a few minutes of fresh air and sunshine can help boost your mood and energy.
Sources: HuffPost Healthy Living: 10 Best Practices to Staying Healthy at Work.
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