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Monday, December 3

Let that sun shine on your face! Even though it may be chilly outside, soak up some vitamin D. The sun will help you relax and feel energized.

A few minutes of sunlight has solid benefits for your body and brain. It boosts serotonin levels, which can improve your mood and help you sleep better.

Sunny Days
RECHARGE with some sunlight! Go outside or simply peer out the window on an extra sunny day to boost your energy. Notice how it makes you feel! 




Tuesday, December 4

When was the last time you did a puzzle? There are so many versions to try including the old fashioned jigsaw puzzle. 

When you're feeling burned out, blah, or bored, focusing on a different mental task for a few minutes will help you RECHARGE your energy!

Puzzling Ways
Pick your favorite puzzle! Easy or difficult, it gets you focused and boosts your energy. Check out these energy boosting games - take your pick!




Wednesday, December 5

Stretch! Increase your energy by standing up and stretching your muscles. Touch your toes, shrug your shoulders, and raise your arms to the ceiling.

Breathing deeply while stretching relaxes the body. Stretch tired muscles to invigorate the body and bring energy to your day! 

RECHARGE Your Energy!
What are your favorite cool-down moves? Check out fitFlow for ways to stretch your muscles.




Thursday, December 6

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. Seuss
Pick up a book that interests you! 

Turn off that screen and read! Reading a book or magazine not only boosts brainpower, it also gives you energy. Notice how refreshed you feel after only 10 minutes of quietly reading about a topic you enjoy. 

Feeling a little drowsy and need a boost? Reading is a great way to get a quick break from your humdrum day!  Take a 10-minute break, pick up a good read and boost your energy. Make it fun and choose something you enjoy so you can share any cool facts or story lines with friends! 




Friday, December 7

Sunday is Holiday Card Day! Take out those markers, pens and pencils and make a personalized card for someone special!

When you take the time to do relaxing activities, like drawing, writing a letter, creating a card, or doing arts and crafts, it helps boost your energy! Creativity is the perfect way to RECHARGE. 

Create Holiday Cards
You're never too old to make a hand-made card for someone special in your life. Grab some paper, coloring tools, scissors, and get started! Let that creativity flow. Once you've made a mix of cool cards, send them in the mail or deliver them in person to make your friends and family smile. You'll feel great as well!