These days, the numbers of people who spend most of their time at home and working from their own home have increase. Despite the convenient of working from your own home, it can be just as stressful like working at regular office. You need to make some plans to keep your health in check by making your home healthier to stay in with.
Here are some simple methods to make the home environment able to support the health of the people who live in it;
Healthy snack and food
Rather than filling your house with treats, cookies and candy you should fill it with healthy snack and foods that can be enjoyed by children and adults instead. This also will build healthy habits for children and reduce the risks of obesity to your children. Fill your fridge with fruits and vegetable and put rice crackers in the cupboards.
Drink a glass of water every few hours
Our body often make mistake by assuming hungry when we are thirsty. This will make you grab some foods when you are actually thirsty. You could get yourselves with filter jug and fill it with mineral water and one to three slice of lemon, lime, strawberry or orange.
This will help you to quench your thirst and hold your hunger for longer time. Do not drink too much of coffee and tea since they can make you thirsty faster. Put the limit of two cups of teas or coffees per day.
Keep your mind out of boredom
Boredom can cause the sensation of hungry. This is our body’s way to inform you to change the scene immediately, so your body can reduce the amount of pressure and stress that received. You can take a little walk around the house, strolling around the neighborhood, light gardening, listening to music or other small relaxing activities.
No matter how small the change of your scenery, it will help to stimulate your brain and reduce the amount of stress. You can also do some light exercise or stretching every hours to refresh your brain. It is also can help you to prevent back pain from sitting for a long time.
Working out while doing the housework
Do the housework with energy and enthusiast. Turn the music to improve your spirit when scrubbing the floor, cleaning the furniture and windows, vacuuming, lawn mowing or sweeping. This light workout will make your body move and keep you healthier.
Make your home safer from dangerous chemical
Put cleaning substances or other dangerous chemical that you still use in the safe place and lock it so children cannot reach it easily. Throw away any unused or left over chemical safely from your house. It will be better if you can find more eco-friendly cleaner to replace the toxic and dangerous chemical substance that you are using in the house.
Exercising with the stairs in your home
The stairs in your home can be utilized as an exercise equipment to train your legs and your body. With this you will able to strengthen your hips, legs and ankle bones, increase the strength of your leg muscles and burn few calories along the way.