Make This Spring Healthy

Spring officially started a few weeks ago. Most people are still trying to shake their winter blues. Transitioning from one season to the next doesn’t have to be hard. You can easily start to prepare yourself for a healthier spring with a few easy steps.

Get moving

Being cooped up all winter is normal. Hibernation happens in the animal kingdom and many people do the same when the cold and snow hit. The best way to break the habit is take time out of your day to go for a walk. Spring is a great time to start walking. The weather isn’t unbearably hot yet and light exercise is ideal to keep your body active.

Get a green thumb

Spring is also a great time to think about starting a garden. If you are a more advanced gardener already, now is the time to start planting seeds in doors. If you have never grown a garden before, don’t worry. You can start one by deciding on what you would like to grow and where. Most home improvement stores will began selling veggie plants in the next few weeks. You can get an idea of what you would like to grow. Don’t stop at veggies either! Planting flowers and herbs will brighten your yard and create a beautiful landscape.

The biggest benefit of growing a garden is all the fresh veggies! Now is the time to eat more veggies and when they are growing in your back yard you have no excuse to not eat them! Vegetables bring extra nutrition and vitamins to your diet. It is recommended to eat plenty of fruits and veggies to maintain a healthy diet.

Spring Flowers bring Spring Allergies

Even though spring isn’t the worst season for allergies, it is important to protect yourself and family from allergens. It may be a good idea to schedule an allergy test now to find the best protection from the transition into a new season. Getting ahead of your allergies will help you breathe easier and feel better.

Let’s Clean

Spring-cleaning is very popular! It’s a great time to unclutter yourself from the winter mess both inside your home and outside. Donating unwanted or unused items will help you clean up your home but also help others. By de-cluttering your home brings some great psychological benefits to your mental health.

Make this spring healthy by becoming a healthier you!

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