Lethargy is not a good look on anyone and the darker, colder months can leave us feeling a little hazy. Fortunately, the prescription for that is right outside our doors, literally. It will get your endorphins going and gradually get you back in the mood to get healthy.
Sip Lemon Water
There’s a reason so many celebrities claim lemon water as the holy cleanse grail. Drinking lemon water is crucial to cleanse and hydrate our systems. This will help alkaline the body, improve digestion, and stimulate the liver.
The arrival of warm weather produce at supermarkets makes spring a great time to up your fresh fruit and vegetable intake. We suggest leafy greens like kale, chard, endive, and spinach, which are particularly good for cleansing, and adding extras like chia and/or flax seeds for fiber and protein.
Supp it Up
Supplements are a great way to make sure you’re getting the recommended levels of crucial vitamins and minerals. And some, in particular, are great for helping along that refresh of your post-winter mental state.
If you haven’t been reminded in a while, working out can do wonders for both your body and your mood. “When we exercise, endorphins release in our body and have a ripple effect on everything we do. It’s one of the fastest ways to clear stress hormones out of our system that can cause health issues and be a barrier for proper cleansing. Talk a walk or go to the gym and aim for 30 minutes of cardio approximately five times per week.