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10 Ways to Become Healthier as a Couple

6.† Give each other a foot rub.† Pressure points in our feet correspond to organs, glands, and tissues in the rest of our bodies.† By activating these points in your partnerís feet, youíre helping to them with whole-body healing.† Find a sore spot?† Gently massage that point a bit longer.

7.† Share a pot of herbal tea instead of soda or other less-than-healthy beverages.† Choose acai berry for a healing antioxidant blast, ginseng for energy, peppermint for a refreshing boost, or licorice root to boost your immune system.† Tea is so much nicer when itís shared.

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8.† Regularly share words of support and encouragement.† Making health changes can be challenging sometimes.† Simply sharing words of praise and encouragement can make our days a little brighter.

9.† Take a moment out of your hectic schedule to meditate together.† Meditation is an opportunity to release tension, become more mindful of ourselves and the person we share life with.

10.† Do stretching exercises together.† A partner can help us get a bit deeper into that stretch.† There are some excellent books and videos that can show you how to do couplesí yoga or other stretches together.

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1:52PM PDT on Oct 18, 2011

Thank you - timely advice.

4:47PM PST on Feb 28, 2011

thank you

6:34PM PST on Feb 20, 2011

No way if you have kids!

8:42AM PST on Feb 2, 2011

good stuff!

11:58AM PST on Feb 1, 2011

Great advise thanks

5:10PM PST on Jan 28, 2011

My boyfriend would never do ANY of

12:40PM PST on Jan 27, 2011

Good advice all around.

7:52AM PST on Jan 27, 2011

good to know. thank you!

1:38PM PST on Jan 25, 2011

Great article! Sometimes it's way too easy to sit in front of the television together, but never really talking about important stuff or reconnecting. It's sad that this is perpetuated by our over-dependence on technology. People & relationships are by far more important than technology!

11:52AM PST on Jan 25, 2011

I agree with Rachael W. - these tips are very good but one of the most important is doing something fun and exciting together. It really helps keep the relationship alive. :)

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