7 Wellness Strategies to Build Resilience
1. Strength-Train at Home
It’s possible to develop a great workout routine without stepping foot in a gym—all you need is a few feet of open space and a $35 kettlebell.
2. Go for a Walk
A 2018 study of over 50,000 people published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that regular, brisk walking was associated with a 20 percent reduction across all causes of death.
3. Don’t Skimp on Carbs
In 2018, a Stanford University study compared the effectiveness of low-fat and low-carb diets and found that there’s no significant difference between the two.
4. Look After Your Mental Health
While there’s no magic fix to help deal with the psychological turmoil caused by the past several months’ unrest, there are tactics that can help you maintain your mental well-being.
5. Stay Connected
Humans evolved to survive in groups. Though nothing can replace IRL connection, when that’s unavailable, technology can help.
6. Nail the Basics
In a world full of wellness hacks and pseudoscience, it’s more important than ever to understand what healthy living looks like. Most of the large-scale, population-based research points to just a few core principles: if you get these right, you’re on your way to a long and healthy life.
7. Don’t Skimp on Sleep
When you’re in a deep Slumber, your body releases anabolic hormones like testosterone and human growth hormone, both of which are critical to health and physical function.