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CAn we really not make vitamin D in this country between October and April? What about on a sunny autumn or winter day when you're out walking? Does that still not count?
I think these basic suggestions sum it up quite well. You don't need to do anything fancy - just look after the basics well.
If I feel I'm getting a cold I drink copious amouts of water and avoid all strenuous cardio. It seems to work for me as most of my colds go quickly or never even get started.
I'm glad you're not promoting taking too many vitamin pills. It's much better to get them from food. But I do have heard that our food doesn't contain enough vitamins nowadays, so it makes you wonder how much veg you need to eat.
it's just as well that the only supplement we need is vitamin D, because I am rubbish at remembering to take them. I am pretty good at remembering to eat food!
Another car singer here - can't recommend it enough. It's a cheap form of therapy. but I guess only works if you enjoy singing?
just spotted this and am sending out a few referrals. Here's hoping!!
it is worth the effort, the shopping and the cooking. Rubbish food really does catch up on me - not 18 any more!
oh yes, car singing - the way forward, literally! And as mentioned, won't upset anyone else if there isn't anyone else in the car.
good idea - no extra spend, no clutter and a possible win. Works for me!
I find the therapy of a good driving-in-the-car-sing-a-long immensely helpful for reducing stress levels. No problem with annoying personal taste if I'm on my own too - bliss.
commute music is all very well, but please don't sing along! And I understand that noise-cancelling headphones are an essential on the tube, apparently if you drown out the train noise you could damage your hearing.
I am one who might look like eats 'too much'. I have always have pudding after lunch! but it's pudding of nuts and raisins or a healthy muffin, so keeps me filled up and stops me snacking mid-afternoon.
Yes there really is a buy buy buy mentality in cities. it's what they're made of. And the temptation is there to buy too much, then feel a bit rubbish after. So the gym actually is a nice escape from all that, albeit plonk in the middle of the shops.
I certainly don't spend an hour vacuuming, but what I find doing the stairs quite hard so always feel like I've done myself some good. but probably only a paltry amount of calories.
I looked up the mirror workout - Harry Potter indeed! No doubt rather pricey but how good would that be?
Pre-planning for me too, and that means making healthy food in bulk so there's always something healthy to grab. Soup, pilafs, banana muffins...just make a load and you're sorted for the week.
Wow, I had no idea about the forthcoming high tech workouts on the wall, so to speak. Sounds amazing! (Though I don't quite get the 'virtual kettlebells'....
I am a HeadSpace fan. I use it almost every day for 10 minutes and that has helped me enormously with my emotional ups and downs. I highly recommend it. There's a free 10 day trial so you can't go wrong really.
I find that in a hurry equals grabbing rubbish food equals guilt equals stress! I know food shouldn't bring on guilt, but easier said than done. Definitely time for more pre-planning.
oh yes, tell me about it - escape from the festive madness badly needed and it is only November! Thank goodness for my favourite gym which has a 'bah-humbug' policy until December 15th.
I keep hearing about how amazing meditation is but dont actually know anyone who does it. I do take time during the day to be 'present' and grateful for the good stuff and I think that works well for my mind and makes me feel better.
I have a friend who lives in a small village - she says that even the most 'I get up really early' of her visitors sleep like logs at her house. Peace, quiet, fresh air.... although I'll settle for the empty tube train in the picture!