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The simple tips to improve your health

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The simple tips to improve your health
If you are contemplating a new year's health kick, you could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. Do yoga, run, lift weights, cut the carbs, or the fat (depending on the particular diet that's in vogue), ditch the booze, reduce your stress.

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Simple tips to improve your health

Simple tips to improve your health
  1. Focus on improving your mind, by building self-awareness.
  2. Adopt a dog: If you make sure to walk it twice a day, you boost your enery while also getting the emotional benefits of dog adoption.
  3. Get your 30 a week: Aim for at least 30 different plant-based foods per week.
  4. Make one change in your life that will make you smile more often. At the same time, identify one thing that makes you unhappy and try to do something to improve it.
  5. Get enough sleep.

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