Tips to Feel Good and Healthy for Summer
July 3, 2017
- Drink more water – Increase your energy, promote weight loss, flush out toxins, improve your skin complexion, and in-crease your water intake.
- Chill out with cryotherapy – A pain treatment using a method of freezing temperatures (-160 to -300 degrees) to pro-mote burning calories, reducing inflammation, and easing muscle pain.
- Try a Reiki treatment – A Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, this treatment focuses on spiritual healing and self-improvement.
- Breathe into a salt inhaler for allergy relief – Pink Himalayan salt is known to increase hydration, reduce acid reflux, and lower blood pressure, and when held in a ceramic vessel, it is a natural relief for allergies and chronic breathing issues, like asthma.
- Walk the stairs for 10 minutes – Get your glutes and quads fit while boosting your energy more the caffeine in a soda would.
- Perfect your REM sleep cycle – Use sleepcycle.com or sleep-tracking apps to understand and track your sleep cycle better.
- Try cupping – Loosen your muscles and increase blood flow with cupping therapy. Similar to a deep tissue massage, the suction of the cups provides an overall well-being.
- Rest on an acupressure mat – A foam mat with sharp plastic needles is said to help with muscle tension and anxiety and can also improve sleep.
- Drink more coffee – Studies show that those who drink coffee regularly may have an 11% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
- Become one with nature – To increase relaxation and lower depression, get outside with nature and work on your green thumb. Grow your own flowers and herbs or create your own raised beds to enjoy all year long.
By Irene Marshall