Summer is the perfect opportunity to focus on you and to enjoy the pleasant weather. Take advantage of this time and find ways to keep yourself happy and healthy and have a more rewarding season.

If you don’t plan ahead, you may end up wasting your days away and having these months pass by too quickly. Set goals for yourself and stick to a schedule so that you can accomplish what you set out to do and maintain a positive mindset. I know it’s easier said than done. In fact, trust me, I find myself too demotivated to follow a schedule or be positive. But I come here to speak from my experiences! Apply these tips so that you can ensure you spend your time wisely and feel energized and motivated to make it a summer to remember.

Make Time to Relax

You can keep yourself happy and healthy this summer by setting aside more “me” time in your schedule. Make sure you find ways to relax and kick back so that you’re not always on the go and can use the summertime to practice self-care. For instance, you can go lie out on the beach and work on your tan or get lost in a good book on a blanket in the park. Enjoy the weather and great outdoors and find calming activities that allow you to enjoy yourself.

Please be sure that you are practising social distancing and maintaining well hygienic balance in life. I usually sit in my small patio, which overlooks the community pool. I thoroughly enjoy my me time! 

Seek A Change of Scenery

It’s also your chance to go exploring and seek out a change of scenery. You may be stuck at work or indoors a lot of time out of the year, so summer is your opportunity to have new adventures. You can go on a vacation, take a road trip, or try a new restaurant in your neighbourhood as ways to switch up your routine. You’ll have a happier and healthier summer when you can get out of your usual environment and find uplifting experiences that help to offer you a new perspective on life.

Focus on Prevention

Summer is a fun and exciting time of the year, but it’s also wise to be cautious of the warm weather and risks the season brings. Be sure to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated when you’re outside, especially if the humidity is high. Also, apply and wear sunscreen daily and find prescription eyewear that protects your eyes and is fashionable too. You can hop online to shop now and see what styles are available and trending. You’ll want to carry a pair of sunglasses with you wherever you go in the summertime.

Summer | Sunglasses

Exercise Regularly

Another way to keep yourself happy and healthy this summer is to make fitness a priority. Commit to exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy weight and figure. You’ll not only feel more confident at the beach, but you’ll also feel better mentally. Although it’s the summer, you may still have matters you’re thinking about that are causing you stress and anxiety. Use your workouts as a time to decompress and let go of whatever is on your mind and weighing you down.

It may be fun to join a group workout or yoga class or find a partner who wants to get fit too and can motivate you to exercise frequently. 

Summer | Workout | Yoga | Staying Fit
How To Keep Yourself Happy & Healthy This Summer

Let me know if you have any more summer tips for a happier life! I would definitely try to implement them in my life! 

18 Comments
  1. The change of scenery is so important! I think if people stay in the same area they might get depressed so do be afraid to explore.

  2. Thank you for the reminder. It’s challenging to be “happy” with everything going on. These tips are timely.

  3. Well this blog post is much helpful and important especially in the current time…will surely keep these in my mind during this summer…Self care is very necessary though…

  4. Rightly said. With the pandemic and working from home, late night calls and 12+ hours of work has become the norm. People need to take the time to relax.

  5. Taking some time for yourself to relax is definitely very important. You can’t have a healthy mind if you don’t stop and relax from time to time.

  6. Great tips. I’ve been at home for 3 months and doing these things will definitely help me to stay healthy and happy this summer. Thank you!

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