Summer is sadly coming to an end, but you can keep that summer-y feeling all year by preserving the season’s gorgeous produce to use throughout the winter. Depending on your freezer size and the amount of time you have on hand, you can stock up now and benefit later.
Meal planning is key to sticking to a healthy diet. Even if you have a general idea of what your week looks like, it will help you stay on track. One of the easiest ways to make bad choices is not knowing what you will eat at your next meal, which can be a downward spiral of unhealthy choices!
There are still a few good months for outdoor activities, and while our usual exercise routines might have been upended because of the pandemic, we can still get outside for a walk. Walking is a wonderful form of exercise and partnering with a friend can add a much needed social boost!
Turns out that alcohol consumption has gone up during the pandemic. And it certainly makes sense as people are trying to calm their nerves during this stressful time. While the initial feeling of relaxation might feel good in the moment, alcohol can actually exacerbate the feelings of anxiety and depression, and disrupt your sleep.