Happy Labor Day, Superfood Swappers!
Try these HEALTHY HACKS to add more wellness to your WORKSPACE:
1. THE MAGIC CARPET RIDE
Try DESKERCISING to energize your workday. Example: Sit in your chair w/ your legs crossed & your feet on the seat. Place your hands on the armrests & raise yourself a few inches above the seat, using your belly muscles & hands. Hold for 10-20 sec. Rest & repeat.
2. GOOD VIBES COLORING BOOK
Give yourself a 5-minute brain break. Color these cheerful images to de-stress, generate good feelings, and radiate positive energy.
4. GREEN TEA
Try matcha green tea as an afternoon treat instead of PM coffee. It has 1/2 the caffeine of coffee & contains L-Theanine, an amino acid that helps keep you focused & alert.
5. MOTIVATIONAL MUG
Surround yourself w/ positive messages to keep your vibes high: “Today will be awesome”!
6. CINNAMON GARBANZO BEANS
Avoid the free office donuts when morning munchies set-in. Instead stash sweet cinnamon garbanzo beans at your desk. Love these.
7. LEMON-SCENTED HAND LOTION
Apply lemon-scented hand lotion. Citrus scents stimulate alertness that will allow you to deliver your A-game.
10. *BONUS* CASUAL CLOTHES
Drop: Pencil skirt. Swap: Skinny jeans.
One study found that workers who wore more casual clothes took 491 more steps & burned 25 more calories daily than those in business attire.