Kids Boost Your Immune System

I don’t have to tell you that getting sick just isn’t fun.  Everyone knows this.  What I can tell you is that working with kids has boosted by immune system to soaring heights.  When I first started working with kids a little over eight years ago I got sick a ton.  If I kid sneezed within twenty feet of me I just knew I was going to catch something.  Over time I noticed that I was getting sick less and less, now, at the time I was incredibly lazy (I weighed almost 230 pounds) and a major slob so I wasn’t helping myself in any way.  I would still get sick, but only three or four times a year.

All the sudden I went a year without catching anything, I get strep throat from time to time, but that’s my one weakness.  I can tell you, without a doubt, that being around kids has boosted my immune system in a major way.  It also helped that I realized how lazy and sloppy I was and I’ve now lost just about thirty pounds (yay me!!) and I keep a much tidier place, so those are big things that help me stay healthy as well.

Men’s Health has been a big help as well, sharing tips on staying in shape, eating right, and keeping clean.  I owe them a lot.

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Author: Travis Davidson

Growing up in Gainesville, FL around the timber investment and forestry industry, Travis Davidson understands the agricultural community along with the commitment and hard work it takes for a family business to be successful. Travis also understands the residential market in the North Central Florida area. As a graduate of the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, Travis has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications, with a focus in public relations and marketing. Throughout his years at UNF, Travis was an active member of the Public Relations Student Society of America and represented UNF at a Public Relations Society of America conference in Atlanta, GA.  Travis joined his family's businesses shortly after graduation. Travis is currently a Realtor, land manager and forestry operations supervisor, across North Florida, for United Country | Land & Lifestyle Properties and Columbia Timber Company. His father, Jib Davidson, is a Certified Forester and the experiences Travis has learned in land and forestry management has led him to improve several timber investment properties into productive projects for landowners. His experience has also helped many properties attract native vegetation and wildlife to residential, agricultural and natural properties alike. Travis is a member of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors, Gainesville Chamber of Commerce and Florida Forestry Association where he earned the Master Logger designation. Travis is also an active communications committee member for the Florida Forestry Association.  Travis earned his rank of Eagle Scout while in the Boy Scouts of America and has become an avid outdoor enthusiast. Travis enjoys hiking, camping and spending time around a campfire with friends and family. His experiences in timber investments and real estate have built Travis' knowledge base and passion for agriculture and the outdoors that continue to grow more each day.

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