Tiffany Madison

I’m a germ-a-phobe. It’s all because of my mom, she’s a nurse. Do you know what germs look like under a microscope? My mom showed me when I was little and I’ve never forgotten!

GERMS ARE EVERYWHERE! I’m serious! Door handles, purses, keyboards, phones… ALL crawling with germs that could potentially make you sick! Usually, we can fight them off… But when we don’t get enough sleep, don’t eat healthily and a lack of other things, we weaken our immune system. This leaves us open for those little buggers (germs) to take over!

“Not getting enough sleep has been linked to a laundry list of mental and physical health problems, including those that stem from an impaired immune system. Our immune system is designed to protect us from colds, flu, and other ailments, but when it is not functioning properly, it fails to do its job. The consequences can include more sick days.”

So here’s my list of five things to keep you healthy and safe from falling prey to the nasty bug.