We've reached the time of year when the darkness of night comes sooner and lasts longer. In it, I find the reflective, quieter part of me beginning to surface. I find I'm ready for bed earlier and my body seems to want the rest. Listening to my body is a big part of my staying healthy - and keeping my kids that way. Since it's getting to be that time of year - when flu and cold season is beginning - I thought a little visit back to what I posted last year about building a healthy immune system might be in order.
How to stay healthy when everyone else is dropping like flies around you. Remember that rest, good nutrition and exercise are the best way to get started on a healthy immune system. As my mom used to say, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
Here's what I said last year about staying healthy and it still holds.
And, if you're already in the throes of the season's sickly woes, here's a good recipe for chicken noodle soup, click here.