Boosting your health and happiness
INSTEAD of planning long-term strategies, get out now and do something that’s good for your body – and your soul.
Cook at home
If you buy food, you’re more likely to eat food that are high in salt and fats. Also, if you cook at home, it becomes a social activity where you find out what everyone has been up to during the day.
Connecting with the people you love will boost your happiness and eating home-made dishes will be better for your waistline.
You can buy an adult colouring book or download something from the Net, but the main thing about this children’s activity is that it calms the mind, relaxes the body and allows you to indulge in a simple creative activity that will help you connect to the beauty of the world around you.
Embroider, knit or crochet
In old books, female detectives often do their best thinking when crafting, and scientific studies tend to back up the thought. It seems that when our hands are busy with something repetitive and creative, the mind works better. It’s also calming which is why handicrafts like these are taught as part of anger management systems. You can also try gardening.