You already have a busy day at work, but then add to the mix, taking the kids to activities, marketing, appointments, preparing meals, doing housework, and all of the dozens of other things that we do every day as a parent. What does this equal? A lot for your body to handle. What can you do to boost your immunity and keep your body in tip-top shape? Here are 4 easy steps to take to boost your immunity, because you don’t have time to get sick, right?
1. Keep your Stress in Check
Think of how you deal with stressful situations. The way that you deal with stress directly affects your immunity. Try to relieve stress by practicing meditation or yoga, doing so several times a week can help to lower stress and boost immunity.
2. You are What you Eat
Eating a well-balanced diet rich in protein, leafy vegetables, low in saturated fats, and high in antioxidants can boost your immunity and your health overall. You can also look into vitamin and mineral supplements to keep your immunity high. Also, try to drink at least 64 ounces of water each day, more if you exercise extensively.
3. Get your Workout on
Getting at least 30 minutes of exercise each day can help you stay healthy and keep your immunity in check. Exercise is also excellent stress and depression reducer. I know from experience!
4. Get Some Shut-Eye
Sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your immunity. You should try to get 8 hours of sleep a night. Remember sleep time is also the time that your body renews itself. Also, you deserve a good night’s rest, it is one of the best things that you can do for your overall well being.
How do you boost your immunity?