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Celebrate a Healthy Offbeat Valentine’s Day!

A Healthy Offbeat Valentine's Day
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With Valentine’s day just around the corner, we are pretty sure everyone around here is looking for ideas to spend the day with their loved ones in a uniquely healthy way. Our last blog tried to help you in some way to explore ideas to help you celebrate “Valentine’s in a healthy way”, and if you are still running around to explore a new idea, don’t worry we have got your back.

Here are some more ideas you can consider this Valentine’s:

Modify the idea of chocolates: Ditch traditional chocolates for “dark chocolates” this time. Dark chocolates have multiple health benefits as it acts as an antioxidant, helps burn fat and increases blood supply to the brain. Dark Chocolate Pancakes won’t leave you craving for chocolates and cakes. Give your loved one’s newer concept of chocolates along with wishing them great health.

Ditch virtual for reality: Take a detox from social media this Valentine’s and gift your time to your loved ones. Choosing not to use social media will put you on a path to rediscover the value of your time and will make simplifying your digital life easier and always remember you can do things in life without posting on social media.

Throw a family party: It’s impossible being an Indian and not having a big fat family. Indulge in a party with them. Get close to family; plan for some family fun activities like puzzles or a treasure hunt and give your brain mental exercise in search of answers. Prepare a Mini Home-Pizzas, Watermelon and Strawberry Valentine’s Kababs or Healthy Spelt Oat Cookies that are healthy fusion satisfying your taste buds and party needs.

Be a Galentine: A concept bought about by Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation, “Galentine’s Day” which gives women a chance to celebrate all the lovely ladies in their lives. Ideally, it is celebrated on the 13th of February however you still can go for an extension to celebrate the same. For men, there is no such official day, but you can pay tribute to your bromance on the same day.

Show your artistic skills: We are far more colorful, far more creative, and far more charismatic than we know. Explore your inner artist and gift your loved ones some DIY gifts. Time spent on creating DIY gifts can be more relaxing for your mental health and creating something extremely valuable for your loved ones.

Outdoor activities: If you and your partner are someone who like to go outdoor and enjoy then you have multiple options like playing tennis or golf at your nearest club or go swimming or plan a campfire night and enjoy the music amidst star gazing.

Plan a dinner date at home: Want to get romantic on the valentine’s day? Then go for traditional candlelight dinner time or cook together something healthy and spend candlelight dinner at home, that can be an option to be kind to your pockets and health.

Buy an insurance plan: What can be more useful to your loved ones than wishing them health and gifting them a health insurance policy. Buy health insurance plans and prepare for future medical bills smartly.

Quit Smoking: Gift your health to your loved ones this Valentine’s and quit smoking. There is no way smoking can be an excuse in the family as it not only puts you at risk but also people around you. This Valentine’s day say no to tobacco and choose a healthy life.

No plan is also a great plan: Still, if all these ideas don’t influence you and if you still feel you are running out for ideas, then just go with the flow. Don’t put up high expectations on Valentine’s day and consider it as an ordinary day and keep it just to relax and meditate.

It’s obvious to want nice, fancy things on V-day, but you shouldn’t expect your partner to spend money on things that are insignificant. It’s not the price of the gift that matters, it’s about what it represents. A gesture that means something special to the both of you is more valuable than any material item and what can be better if that consider your health too so procrastinate the traditional stereotypical valentine’s day gifts; yet go sappy with these alluring ideas!

 

References:

  1. https://www.sterlingcare.com/resources/resources/blog/view/celebrating-valentines-day-offering-heart-healthy-tips/
  2. https://greatist.com/health/healthy-valentines-day-date-ideas
  3. https://caloriecontrol.org/tips-for-a-healthy-valentines-day/
  4. https://www.upmcmyhealthmatters.com/tips-for-a-healthy-valentines-day/
  5. https://choma.co.za/articles/391/6-ways-tso-celebrate-a-healthy-valentines-day

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Disclaimer: The above information has been prepared by a qualified medical professional and may not represent the practices followed universally. The suggestions listed in this article constitute relatively common advice given to patients, and since every patient is different, you are advised to consult your physician, if in doubt, before acting upon this information. Lupin Limited has only facilitated the distribution of this information to you in the interest of patient education and welfare.

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