Healthy Tips for Productive Living

Studies have consistently shown a strong connection between healthy living and productivity for students and professionals. Check back for monthly updates on healthy, productive living!

Physical Health

Physical health is crucial for overall well-being. It involves maintaining a healthy body through exercise, proper nutrition, and adequate rest.

Did you know...
Drinking filtered water can help remove harmful contaminants and improve your overall health.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

A great recipe to replace gluten bread with! It's a protein wrap, and you fill it with your meat and/or veggies of choice.

  • Cottage cheese & Egg wrap-wrap your favorite meat and/or vegetables in this protein-packed wrap!
  • 1 c (organic) cottage cheese, 2 (organic pasture-raised) eggs, seasoning of choices such as garlic powder, salt, and everything bagel seasoning.
  • Blend all ingredients in a blender or Nutri Bullet Smooth. Pour the mixture over a parchment-paper-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

Emotional/Mental Health

Emotional and mental health are essential for a balanced life. They involve understanding and managing your emotions, coping with stress, and maintaining positive relationships.

Did you know...
Practicing gratitude can make you feel happier and more content with life.

Healthy Activity of the Month

  • Walking outside (or inside if you can't take the heat)
  • Walking benefits emotional and mental health by reducing stress, improving mood, enhancing cognitive function, boosting energy levels, promoting better sleep, providing social interaction, and serving as a form of mindfulness practice.
  • Begin with short brisk walks either outside or inside on a treadmill or around a building. Try enlisting a walking buddy for accountability.

Spiritual Health

Spiritual health is about finding meaning and purpose in life. It involves connecting with your inner self, values, and beliefs, which can provide a sense of peace and fulfillment.

Did you know...
Knowing and connecting with yourself involves spending time alone, reflecting on your thoughts and feelings, and understanding your values and beliefs.

Healthy Contemplation of the Month

  • Interconnectedness
  • Contemplate and appreciate how everything is interconnected and how our actions and choices influence our lives, our society, and the environment. Read the article found in "References" at the bottom of this page under "Mindfulness and Interconnectedness."
  • Practicing interconnectedness involves showing compassion and kindness, being mindful of environmental impacts, engaging in community service, practicing mindfulness and gratitude, and reflecting on the interconnectedness of past experiences and future actions.

Contact

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