12 Feb Sneak In Those Greens!
In our last blog post, we shared about the idea of Mini Movements and why they are so effective in helping individual (and corporate teams!) create sustainable, healthy change. This week, we’re sharing about the second Mini Movement in our three part series! (If you missed the first Mini Movement, you can click here to start at the beginning.)
Now that you’ve hopefully begun incorporating this first habit into your daily life, it’s time to start on Mini Movement #2! Remember, the idea behind Mini Movements is that they build upon eachother; this week, as you start on Mini Movement #2, you’re going to continue with your 80oz of water per day but start adding the second habit (below!)
Making healthy choices can feel overwhelming if you don’t break it into steps. That’s why Mini Movements are so important. Don’t focus on making lots of changes at once; work on maintaining the one habit you started last week and now simply focus on making one more small, simple change this week.
Mini Movement #2: Sneak In Those Greens! Our next Mini Movement focuses on helping reduce inflammation in the body so you can sleep better, think better and feel better all around. Over this next week, we are going to focus on your intake of leafy greens. Take it one small step at a time, it’s easier than you think!
Every other day, work to include an additional ½ cup of leafy greens into your daily diet. Continue to do this until you are consuming 2 cups of leafy greens per day. Once you are consuming 2 cups of leafy greens per day, it’s all about maintenance!
Here are a few ideas to help you achieve your goal: add leafy greens to smoothies (spinach, kale, mixed greens), add a side salad to any meal or include greens into soups, stews and sauces.
*If you are on blood thinning medication please consult a physician about increasing your intake of leafy greens.
Mini Movements are effective not only for individuals, but also for corporate groups! So if you’re interested in learning more about creating unique wellness programming for your organization, reach out to us! We’re here to be a resource anytime. In addition, we hope you’ll join us on the Facebook page and share your success as well as any challenges you’re wrestling with.