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5 Easy Things To Do To Make Your Day A Bit Healthier

Where does the time go? It feels that we are constantly going 100 MPH from when we wake up till when we lay down. It’s important to take care of our mental and physical well being though, so here are some easy things you can incorporate into your day to help yourself feel better.


Elderberry Drops

It seems that everywhere we turn these days, we keep hearing about the benefits of elderberries. This rich-looking berry is definitely having a major moment right now. Taking elderberry drops is thought to give your body a boost of antioxidants and help fight the cold and flu. Not only that, but it is also thought to help with depression and digestion.

Nature’s Way Elderberry Liquid, $19.61



A Smoothie A Day

Smoothies are an easy way to pack in a ton of nutrients in one go. While it’s O.K. to use fruit in them, be sure to include greens as well, such as kale or spinach. Other great add-ins include spirulina, hemp seeds, oatmeal, and chia seeds. Pro tip: pineapple and kale make for a fantastic smoothie pairing.

Superfood Smoothies, $16.95



Set Your Alarm 15 Minutes Earlier

Sleep is our friend. However, sometimes we sleep till the last minute in the mornings and find ourselves scrambling around in order to get out the door in time. Setting our alarm just 15 minutes earlier gives us some extra time to breathe and get everything done at a normal pace. You could also use the extra time to have a cup of tea or make a hearty breakfast so that you are ready to face the day.

Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock, $97.99



Make Water The First Thing You Drink

Since we’re talking about getting up, while you make your morning cup of joe or tea, down a glass of water. If you have lemon, great, add some in, if not, plain water is fine. You want to hydrate your body since it went without liquid for so many hours. Drinking a glass of water will even help wake you up and clear up your mind!

PUR Faucet Filtration System, $19.69



Massage Your Back

Invest in a foam roller or a back massager to get all the kinks out that you might have from sitting at a desk all day or working out too hard. Do it before bed to help yourself relax and you will be in for a good night’s rest.

Zyllion Shiatsu Massager, $39.95


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Joyce Huang

Joyce Huang is the CCO of Previous to this she was a fashion editor and stylist for national publications and television shows. Connect with her on Instagram @JoyceInNYC.

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