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September2023 Health Tips

September Health Tips

September is a month of transition, but also a month of new beginnings. Make the most of the back-to-school season with some of these healthy ideas.

1 Minute Tip: Click "yes" on the donate button next time you're checking out at the grocery. Just contributing $1 to a worthy cause can make you feel more positive and optimistic.

5 Minute Tip: Circle the perimeter of the grocery store twice before you start to add things to your cart. Not only will you get a few extra steps in, you'll also have an opportunity to look over the produce and see what’s in season before you make your choices.

15 Minute Tip: Set your alarm to wake you up just before sunrise, then get outside for a quick walk to enjoy it. The early morning sun and some cardiovascular activity will help you start your day off right.

30 Minute Tip: Help your children develop good homework and study habits. Make sure that they have an environment that is conducive to doing homework – that is quiet and without distractions – and monitor their internet and electronics use. Working from home? This same tip applies to adults as well!

 

This article first appeared in the September 2023 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.