- Playing cards occupies your hands, making it more difficult for you to eat.
- Playing cards exercises your mind.
- Playing cards exercises your body: thumb pushups, arm extensions, finger reaches.
- Playing cards makes you laugh, which can reduce stress.
- Playing cards can strengthen your relationships (as long as you don’t get too competitive).
In these days of electronics and being plugged in to our smart phones, we've become so disconnected. How often do we spend time with people who are important to us, only to share space and ignore each other as we text and email others. The problem is that we're losing the art of spending quality time with each other. So here are five great healthy reasons to try something different - playing cards:
Terri Quenzer, PhD
Terri has a passion for good health and for helping others find happiness in themselves through better health! Through her scientific and life experiences, her goal is to help you reach your healthy goals!
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