5 Ways Being Healthy Makes You Happy (1/6)

Making healthy choices may help improve your mental health. Here's how

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Don’t worry, be happy

There are myriad reasons to make healthy lifestyle choices; improved appearance, disease prevention and increased longevity are just a few. But when was the last time you considered how your healthy lifestyle could affect the way you feel?

 

It’s about time you did, because your physical and mental health may be fundamentally connected. “Good nutrition in all its forms—from food and sleep to exercise and daylight—will help our mind-body system thrive profoundly,” writes therapist Nick Baylis in his book The Rough Guide to Happiness (Rough Guides Ltd.).

 

Here are five ways making healthy lifestyle choices can improve your mood and your overall well-being.

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Pasta, asparagus and pea frittata

Little soup pasta shapes make a great filling for this Italian-style flat omelette with tender sliced asparagus and frozen peas. It’s delicious served hot, warm or cold, with a simple salad for a light meal. Add some garlic bread for a more hearty meal.

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3 stocking stuffers, including something for the boys

Cargo Classic Lip Gloss in Whistler. Need I say more? By the holidays, Olympics fever will be at full pitch. This pretty peachy pink shade is fairly neutral, therefore a safe bet as a gift; if it doesn’t work on its own for someone, it definitely would work on top of a lipstick to enliven […]