Got a minute? We've timed these three simple tips so that you can see how fast and easy it is to make your life a little bit healthier and happier every day. Give them a go and you'll be amazed at how well they work. 

If you've got… 5 seconds

improve posture in five seconds

Stand up straight and you'll look better instantly. If you stoop, you automatically look old and tired.

Poor posture can result from even just slinging your handbag or briefcase over the same shoulder every day. 

 

If you've got… 30 seconds

cucumber water

Add cucumber slices to a jug of water and put it on your desk. This spa-inspired beauty trick makes drinking water even more palatable and beneficial, as studies have found that cucumber's fresh scent and taste reduce anxiety. 

Drinking at least eight 250ml glasses of water a day will help to keep your skin hydrated and smooth. It's essential in an air-conditioned office.

 

If you've got… 1 minute

meditation

Sit quietly by yourself for one minute with your eyes closed. 

Gently bring to mind a happy memory of a friend, a parent or a child. Breathe in deeply through your nose for a count of four, then exhale through your mouth for a count of eight.

Happy, positive thoughts give you a glow from the inside out. 

 

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