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Eve O'Connell3 years ago

Stop feeling drab, start feeling fab!

In our fast-paced lives it's easy to let go of ourselves and order fast food, skip meals and exercise, and put our health second. When we let our health needs slide for a while, it can start to affect our attitudes in the workplace and at home. Whether you find yourself in bad moods, battling headaches or taking more sick days, giving yourself too much leniency can really take its toll. As busy as your daily life may be, there should always be room to squeeze in some time for yourself! Read on to learn some handy tips for keeping the balance.

Whip your body and your mind into shape without too much effort. These 3 tips will help you plan a healthier, more balanced lifestyle around work, family and other commitments. We’ve also been on the hunt for the local health care providers in the Whitsundays to keep you in check all year round.


 

#1 Take a packed lunch

We all love a quick fix from time to time, and for most people buying lunch is usually the easier option. However, waking up a little earlier to fix yourself a delicious homemade lunch can be worth your while. For starters, you are in charge of your food—you can make it as healthy as you like and know exactly whats going into it. Taking last night’s leftovers is also a great option. Bringing your own lunch to work will ensure that you don’t go for that easier, greasier option (or reach for that sugary snack!).

#2 Find a fitness group or workout at home

Whether you have a gym membership or not, working out can be really fun and you can always make time for it! If you’re not a fan of working out, many gyms offer group fitness classes that occur throughout the day to suit everyone’s schedule. Bootcamps are also a popular option and can be found online in your local area. If social fitness isn’t for you, then why not buy some equipment to use at home? Alternatively, you can find a huge array of instructional exercise DVD’s online and at your local store. You’ll need minimal equipment and can work on your Zumba moves after dinner—instead of watching that episode of Friends for the 10th time!

#3 Visit your doctor regularly

A regular checkup with your doctor is a no-brainer. Depending on your general health, you may need to go more or less often, but once every 6 months is generally good for keeping wraps on your health. Most doctors have versatile trading hours so fitting in some time for an appointment shouldn’t set you back at all. How long has it been since you last went?


 

Ready to start heading towards happier, healthier days? Pop in to one of these Whitsundays health care providers for some advice on where to start.

The Doctors Airlie Beach

Providing a whole range of healthcare solutions, The Doctors Airlie Beach can assist with a range of health concerns. Whether you require a general checkup, to skin cancer check, psychology services, pre-employment medicals or a vaccination, visit The Doctors Airlie Beach. This practice also offers bulk-billing services for both visitors and locals, so pick up the phone and book in today!
Where: 1/287 Shute Harbour Rd Airlie Beach QLD

Affordable Dental Care

If your teeth need taking care of, book in to see the team at Affordable Dental Care. Conveniently located in the Whitsunday Plaza Shopping Centre, this dental practice will help you feel more confident about smile! Using quality materials and clinically proven methods, Affordable Dental Care’s professional team can attend to all of your dentistry needs. So make sure your teeth are in good nick and give them a call today!
Where: 8-28 Galbraith Park Drv Cannonvale QLD

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

What do you do to stay healthy during the work week? Let us know in the comments below!

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