Feeling like you’d like to thank those who make your life happier? Throw a party for them! Even better, throw a party that introduces healthy habits and routines into their lives. As a vegetarian, I take all opportunities to help my friends understand the benefits of living this type of lifestyle. I also have been known to take folks to the grocery to shop for green smoothie ingredients.
What can I say? I’m a giver when it comes to health and wellness! So, I was thrilled when I found these tips from Coastal Trek Resort and Spa in Canada. They focus on creating an unforgettable afternoon that will motivate guests to join you on a new path…
- Send invites to the people with which you spend the most time. By putting the message out to the most important people in your life, you will be enlisting their help in sticking to your routines. Specify that guests should wear comfortable workout clothes so they can participate in the activities.
- Design a menu rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Have recipes printed for guests to take home. It is always fun to tweak traditional recipes and compare the healthy changes.
- Activities that get people moving include badminton, basketball, belly dancing, touch football, soccer, etc. After you are finished, let guests know approximately how many calories they burned.
- Present a take-home gift that inspires your guests to keep motivated. Perhaps a reusable water bottle or pedometer. Attach tags with quick facts that are related to the gift such as how many calories you can burn by doing certain activities.
How’s that for a twist on the traditional holiday party? I’m ready! Debra