With the end of winter and the arrival of spring, many want to change their eating and activity patterns to maintain their health after the harsh cold months.
Here are some tips to boost your physical and mental health this spring, according to the British newspaper The Sun.
Many vegetables and herbs, such as asparagus (which is anti-inflammatory), lima beans (rich in folate), and peas (a rich source of vitamin C) are ripening and it can be a great time of year to stimulate your gut microbiome (the bacteria of the intestine that help take care of digestion) and the immune system).
Taking care of your gut can also help you avoid spring colds, since about 70% of your immune system lives in your gut. It is also believed that your gut and your mental health are inextricably linked and mutually supportive.
When spring comes, you may wake up early due to the sun rising earlier in the day, and that may make you want to go to bed earlier, but it’s very important not to go to bed until you’re properly tired. .
Everyone’s sleep cycle is different, but research suggests sleeping between 10 and 11 p.m. is best for your health.
Follow your deepest desires
We can all get complacent at times, even in bed, so see this new season as an opportunity to remove any negative relationships from your life, write down what you want, in life and in love, and take some time to listen to the dreams of your partner. you can work on them.
give yourself priority
If you feel weighed down by the harshness of life, try to review your daily schedule and know the time you give to others and the time they allot to you. This will highlight if prioritizing your own needs is something you need to work on.
Clean and order the house
A UCLA study found that women who live in crowded homes are more likely to be depressed and tired and to have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and cleaning can actually be healing and make you feel less stressed and anxious.