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3 Daily Health Habits You Can Do In 45 Minutes

1. Exercise at least 30 minutes per day because studies have shown that this is the minimum requirement to keep physically and mentally fit, but still consult your doctor especially if you have an underlying condition.

2. Meditation of at least 10 minutes per day helps you manage stress and collated CT-scan data of the brain from various studies confirm its regenerative effects on neurons.

3. Reciting 3 things that you are thankful for helps you maintain a positive outlook and has direct correlation to well-being according to various Positive Psychology longitudinal studies.

References:

Acute effects of 30 minutes resistance and aerobic exercise on cognition in a high school sample; AT Harveson, JC Hannon, TA Brusseau… – Research Quarterly, 2016 – Taylor & Francis – reserachgate.net

Analgesia following exercise; KF Koltyn, Sports medicine, 2000, Springer – industrializedcyclist.com

Meditation as an intervention in stress reactivity; DJ Goleman, GE Schwartz – Journal of Consulting and Clinical, 1976 – psycnet.apa.org

Gratitude and the science of positive psychology; RA Emmons, CM Shelton – Handbook of positive psychology, 2002 – ldysinger.stjohnsem.edu

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