When it comes to maintaining optimal health and wellness, we know a few things to be true. Taking your vitamins has major benefits, sleep can cure a multitude of problems and meditation can zen-ify your life with just 10 minutes of daily practice. But we’re curious- what else can we reap the health benefits from?!
From stress management to weight loss, here’s how knitting can actually improve your health and wellbeing. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/25/the-health-benefits-of-knitting
Before you start purging, find out whether that messy desk is actually good for you! Researchers from the University of Michigan found that environmental disorder actually stimulates creativity. You’re welcome. http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/the-surprising-health-benefits-of-clutter
Whether you’re listening to Mozart or dancing like a fool, research now shows us the ways that music has a physiological effect on our bodies & can improve concentration, relieve stress & act as an antidepressant. http://upliftconnect.com/health-benefits-of-music/
You’ll want to send this one to your boss… Vacations are linked to decreased risks of heart attack and depression and even promote brain health! http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/studies-health-benefits-vacations-parks
According to a sophisticated new study of interval training, you may be able to get away with very, very little when it comes to your exercise routine. 60 seconds of strenuous exertion proved to be as impactful as 45 mins of moderate exercise. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/04/27/1-minute-of-all-out-exercise-may-equal-45-minutes-of-moderate-exertion/
Which out-of-the-box health tip are you most interested in? Let us know in the comments!