Actually, we were all already in a spring mood...and then the coronavirus came.
Admittedly, we too are concerned about the many effects, because it really affects each and every one of us. At first, we were unsure if we wanted to publish our spring tips at all. Then we thought: Now more than ever!
Regardless of whether we are trapped at home or not, spring is a good time for "inner spring cleaning". The current situation is a challenge for many of us, but let's make the best of it!
A glass of lukewarm lemon water in the morning has many positive effects on the body: Lemon juice with warm water helps keep the body hydrated as it provides electrolytes to the body after the night, promotes the liver to flush out toxins and activates the digestive system.
The vitamin C contained in the lemon also acts as a powerful antioxidant and helps to neutralise harmful substances. Lemon water is therefore ideal for supporting the immune system and detoxifying the body.
Preparation is easy:Mix the juice of half a squeezed lemon in a glass of warm water - done!
Exercise in the fresh air is a great way to wake up from hibernation and get fit.
The effect of exercise is often underestimated. Physical exercise influences body systems such as breathing, the heart, the immune system, the muscles, the kidneys, the bones, the digestive system, the brain as well as the energy metabolism positively and are proven to reduce the risk of many lifestyle diseases. Despite that exercise has a positive effect on the mood.
Update: Due to the current situation, everyone should, of course, follow the instructions of the local authorities. If it is not possible to move around outside, we recommend workouts at home. Use appropriate apps and books or look for a suitable indoor workout on Youtube.
Tip: During the Corona crisis yoga app provider Downdog offers all apps free of charge until April.
Green vegetables are particularly rich in chlorophyll and are among the healthiest foods. Green vegetables contain vital and health-promoting ingredients such as vitamins, nutrients, fiber, antioxidants, and carotenoids. They are also considered to be blood purifying and antioxidant - perfect for "spring cleaning" your plate!
Here are some ideas for green vegetables:
Another great way to add more green to the menu is to make green smoothies.
The key to success is, as we all know, to change our habits.
Easier said than done! An excellent tool to establish new habits more easily is a so-called habit tracker. All you need is a calendar or a journal in which you cross off each day you stick with your routine.
Sounds ridiculously simple, but is very effective. On one hand habit tracking creates a visual cue that can remind you to act. On the other hand it shows you what you have already accomplished - and that is motivating!
Whether you want to do more reading, meditate daily or do more sports, with the help of your personal habit tracker you can change your life step by step.
In our fast-moving world, it is not always easy to keep calm. The constant flood of information can be quite overwhelming - especially when we're constantly following disturbing news about the virus. Many of us are probably feeling quite stressed or even anxious scrolling through their social media feeds at the moment.
In such situations, it is advisable to simply put the phone aside or turn off the news.
Here are some great antidotes for overwhelm: yoga exercises, meditation, a good book or playing games with your loved ones.
One of the most common questions we receive from our customers is: How and when should I take my vitamins?
Today we wanted to shed some light on this important topic and answer typical questions in connection with supplements and vitamins.
We´ve also added some ideas for innovative uses of our products and suggestions how you can find the perfect product combination for yourself.
In the last couple of weeks, several countries reported increased demand for comfort foods. This is not surprising considering the gravity of the worldwide pandemic. But there's a catch: while comfort foods are great for making us feel better, they are not so great for our health. In combination with a lack of exercise, they can lead to unwanted weight gain.
Are you wondering how to lose (or prevent) lockdown kilos and get back in shape? We have put together a few ideas on how to get back in shape after self-isolation OR how to stay healthy even during a prolonged quarantine.
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to attract more success and happiness into their lives than others? Were they just born lucky or is it destiny?
Positive psychology would argue that happiness is not so much something that just “happens” to us but something we can actively create. In fact, there are many simple tools that we can use in our daily lives to set ourselves up for success. The best part: They don't cost anything, they are available to everyone and they are simple yet effective.