Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful meeting our health goals when we join forces with others. Share your #OurHearts stories and photos about how families and parents rely on friends, family, and the community to be heart healthy.
• Join an exercise class at your local community center and bring a neighbor along. Carpool to make it a regular date.
• Grab your kids, put on some music, and do jumping jacks, skip rope, or just dance.
• Make your social time active and encourage everyone—family and friends alike— to think of fun things that get you off the couch and moving.