Spend this season with a heart-healthier you!
Your 21-day Health Journey
What better time to focus on your own well-being? Did you know mental well-being is closely linked to heart health? That’s why for the next 21 days we’ll text an easy activity to center, nourish or get you moving for a heart-healthy season. As your ally in good health, we’ll be with you each step of the way!
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Text the keyword AHA21Days to 51555 to receive a mix of Summer mental well-being tips through August 1st, 2022 via text from AHA.
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Healthy Hearts & Minds Summer Tips
We know bad habits can be hard to break, but have you ever heard of "habit stacking" — building a healthier lifestyle by incrementally adding positive habits to your daily routine?
When summer temps are high and your energy is low, you may need help staying active.
Splash into summer with AHA's top 7 swimming safety tips.
Even Fridays can feel stressful, but chronic stress can be a killer if it's happening every day of every week.
Question: What are the 8 most important factors for cardiovascular health?
AHA's homemade frozen yogurt bark recipe is a cool snack perfect for hot summer days.
Let's try disconnecting to find "JOMO" or the joy of missing out! It's a real thing.
It's a great day for habit stacking - to tie (and eventually, stack) tiny but beneficial new habits onto your old ones every day.
Summer vacations are back! Take these 7 healthy habits on your summer road trip.
Can you tell the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke?
Did you know research suggests that women may feel some effects of stress differently than men.
Sleep apnea isn't a fancy name for snoring. It can bring about life-threatening consequences.
Try this trio of berry flavors with a hint of nuttiness to brighten your day. It’s a super simple shake to make and chock full of nutrients.
What if someone nearby needs CPR? You can help save a life and still stay safe from COVID-19 by learning Hands-Only CPR.
Setbacks are normal when changing old habits, so don't get discouraged if you don't hit your goals right away. These tips can help keep your momentum going.
Feeling lonely? You’re not the only one. Study after study confirms that so many of us struggle to connect with others. Here are 7 tips to connect and overcome loneliness.
Do you like to sleep late on the weekends to catch up on your zzz's? Ever feel like you're not getting enough during the week?
Did you know walking, running, dancing, and even hula-hooping can be done mindfully as a form of meditation?
Weekend naps are the best! Research has shown that, even among adults, naps provide many benefits to help you make it through the day.
This no-cook cold soup makes an easy, refreshing, and delicious appetizer or side on a hot summer day.
Feeling thirsty when you’re out in the heat? You could already be dehydrated. Here are tips to hydrate whether you’re active or relaxing in the sun
Give the gift of a healthy summer
Make a gift today and receive our Heart-Smart Summer digital download with fun, simple ways to make this summer a season full of heart health and mental well-being.
- Sizzling summer cookout recipes
- Delicious ways to satisfy your sweet tooth
- Fun, simple ways to make this a heart-healthy summer