The beauty of nature is incomparable. And if someone would be asked with what color is mainly associated with nature, it would definitely be green. On our 10th day of 30 Days of Happiness Challenge, we want you to Go Green! Why? – Because the color green helps a lot in our brain activity. Research has been conducted on the effect it has on the mind, and the results were astounding. It showed that it improves reading, relieves stress and improves mood.
Here are items that you can have in your home and office to start. Just click on the bold underlined texts to see more.
One tip that is recommended by experts is to stare for at least 5 minutes at something green to relax and rest your eyes. A peel and stick wallpaper for your home or office is ideal to practice that tip! You can also check the time and feel less stressed by looking at a green wall clock. Green lighting is also good when it’s time to sleep, you can have a table lamp or green pendant in your bedroom. For people who love decorating their place, a green night stand would be an impressive and functional accent.
Make your environment even more relaxing by getting indoor plants. Did you know that people who have houseplants have less illness and have better a sense of well-being? In addition to that, putting a cactus on your work table is not just proven to reduce the risk of radiation but it also boosts productivity!
We’re not just talking about getting items that are painted green. We are also encouraging you to eat Green! Here are our Top 3 recipes that feature some of the best green vegetables you should eat.
Kale Salad with Apples and Hazelnuts
Kale is an excellent source of Vitamin C and other essential antioxidants. It can also help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of other heart related problems. Eat this green veggie along with other nutritional foods – Apple and Hazelnuts for better health!
Avocado is known as the “superfood for the heart”. It has Alpha-linolenic acid that helps keep the heart strong and healthy. Avocado also has Vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E and vitamin C. Enjoy the benefits of Avocado deliciously by making a luscious cornbread.
Crunchy Celery, Radish and Turnip Salad-Slaw in Blue Cheese Sauce
For better digestion, eat celery! You can also get a good amount of potassium, molybdenum and folate by simply eating celery. Don’t let your body miss out on those benefits, make this meal now.
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