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(p. 168) Daily Wellness Strategies
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date: 21 November 2019

BEGIN to practice these five daily wellness strategies in order to help improve your mood, increase your energy, and keep yourself as physically and mentally healthy as possible.

  • B – Breathing Retraining

    • Practice the breathing retraining exercise 3 times a day (for 5–10 minutes each time). Try practicing it morning, noon, and night to make it easy to remember.

  • E – Exercise

    • Any kind of physical exercise will do! You can walk, jog, ride your bike, go to the gym—anything that gets you moving. Aim for at least 20–30 minutes each day.

  • G – Get enough rest

    • Get a good night’s sleep and take naps during the day when you need to. If you are having trouble sleeping, talk to your doctor about ways to improve your sleep.

  • I – Include pleasant activities

    • Be sure to include some pleasant activities in your day. Do something that is relaxing and fun for you!

  • N – Nutrition

    • Eat well. Limit your intake of caffeine, sugar, and salt. Increase your intake of water, colorful vegetables and fruits, and whole grains.