There is so much to look forward to about wintertime – cosy nights by the fire, hot cocoa, winter fashion, and Christmas markets. Unfortunately, the short days and gloomy weather mean many people feel tired, unmotivated, uninspired, and depressed.
If this sounds like you, you may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder – also known as the winter blues.
As the temperature drops, the days shorten, and the inevitable gloom of winter approaches, you may be dreading the cold and flu season. Plus, for the second winter in a row, your immune system has another threat to contend with – COVID-19.
Keep reading as we explore 6 biohacks to help your immune system defeat winter germs. Let's dive in!
Many people depend on over-the-counter antihistamine medication and nasal sprays to treat summer allergies. But these come with side effects and can create dependence. Plus, they don't get to the root of the problem, which is an overactive immune system!
Instead, try these natural biohacks.
How to make the most of nature when you only have one hour per day.
More than just a natural high, getting out in nature; be it a walk in the park, a dip in the sea, wild lake swimming or a run in the wood, can help creativity, the quality of your sleep, gives you a vitamin D boost, reduces anxiety, stress, and can improve your relationships.
It's happened, we're officially homebound for the foreseeable future. Whilst it might be tempting to hit the sofa and zone out to Netflix for the next few weeks it's important to stay mindful of our health at this time - both physical and mental so here are a few tips to keep both healthy.