What’s your New Year’s resolution? A healthy lifestyle? Great! This is the right time to make small changes in your lifestyle. You’ll detox from all the food, drinks and ice cream you had during the festive season. With these three easy tricks, everyone, you included, can start making changes that will benefit their body and mind.
Drink more water Our bodies are made up of 50 to 60 percent water, which we lose throughout the day when we sweat, go to the toilet and even when we breathe! Drink 8 glasses of water every day. Your skin will look good. You’ll also boost your metabolism. This is our body’s way of burning energy.
Walk more It’s free and the easiest way to start exercising. Walk for 30 minutes three times a week, increasing your speed and pace every time. Do it with friends for #squadgoals.
Remember to walk where the streets a lit, and to avoid abandoned places like open velds.
Watch less TV and read more. Reading is fun, for real. You just need to find books that interest you. This is where your community library comes in. You’ll have access to hundreds of books and meet new people. Reading has been proved to boost your brain power, making you smarter! Click here for a list of public libraries in your area. You can also read books online. Check out A Girl Without A Sound by Buhle Ngaba.