Valentine's Day Special: 5 Tips for a Happy & Healthy Valentine's Day
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is a great occasion to celebrate love, spend quality time with loved ones, and enjoy good food. There are a lot of people who eagerly wait for this special day to express love and care for the love of their life. Many couples spend this sweet holiday by exchanging cards, gifts, pulling off a great surprise, and end the night by indulging in desserts and wine. Many people also take this day as an opportunity to practice self-love.
However this year, celebrations will be a little different due to COVID-19 but the enthusiasm remains the same. And, as much as it is important to celebrate safely, it is equally important to celebrate a healthier valentine’s day to feel better and happy instead of sluggish and tired the next day.
Here are a few suggestions that you can consider to celebrate V-day in a healthier way!
1. Sweat Together, Stay Together
There is no other way to set the tone for the day than starting the morning with a good workout session. An early morning workout is great to stay energetic and in a good mood throughout the day. A good morning routine plays a very important role to lead a healthier life and minimize the risk of diseases. Moreover, working out with a partner is best because you can motivate each other to achieve your fitness goals, stronger your bond, and also spend this romantic day in a unique yet healthier way.
2. Eat Home-Cooked Special Meals
Food is an important part of every celebration. However, dining out is not a safer option in times of coronavirus, therefore, making delicious food at home is a healthier and better way to spend the day with the people you love. Switch wine with healthy beverages like natural juices, coconut water, lime water, etc. You can also opt for a healthy food delivery service if you’re not fond of cooking.Appreciate each other cooking skills, it is great for deepening the foundation of your bond hence improve the relationship.
3. Crush Your Cravings
Don’t feel left out if you are not allowed to eat chocolate and other unhealthy excessive sweetened desserts as healthy sweet snacks do exist. You can replace cakes with healthy pancakes. Other naturally sweet snacks like fruits, dark chocolate, dry fruits, sweet potatoes, chemical-free juices, honey, etc. are enough to satisfy the sweet cravings without adding inches to the waistline. They are tasty and also provide the required nutrition to your body.
4. Spend Quality Time Together
Spend quality time with your partner as it is an essential part of a relationship to keep the love alive.If you are staying away, then get in touch through virtual means to celebrate the day of love. Learn more about each other. Plan a movie night, play some indoor game, talk about random stuff, try new things or simply enjoy a power nap together. It’s the small things that help to maintain a happy and healthy relationship.
5. Exchange Healthy Gifts
The best gift that you can give your significant one is the gift of health. So this year, skip the unhealthy gifts and choose healthier gift options for your partner like a fruit basket, flowers, health voucher, dry fruits etc. There are many brands out there serving healthier gifts that your partner would enjoy for a truly happy and healthy celebration. To love someone starts with wishing them great health not only for a day but for a lifetime!
Whether you are celebrating on your own or with someone special, be sweet to yourself and to others by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. Valentines’ Day is usually focused on sweets, chocolates, candies and flowers but if you want to be good to yourself and others, nothing would be a better option than the greatest gift of life called “Health”.
At last, have fun, treat yourself, pamper each other, stay home, indulge in healthy treats, and take this most romantic day of the year as a promise to ensure a healthy lifestyle.
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