Health Tips From Neil Patrick Harris
WebMD Magazine, June 2014.
The triple-threat actor offers his healthy living guidelines:
Get enough sleep. Harris is a big believer in catching his 8 hours. “Thankfully, I have the genetic code to sleep anytime,” he says. “I can drink a full Red Bull, put my head on the desk, and be asleep in 20 seconds.”
Encourage creativity with your kids. “David and I create a positive environment for Harper and Gideon, filled with fun, immersive, educational things. Imagination is everywhere. We play at all times.”
Strike a balance. When it comes to the push-pull between home and work life, Harris doesn’t “think my circumstance are unique. I’m busy a lot, but millions of couples work and have families. You have to reassess your time and make choices that are effective for your family.”
If you can partner with someone who cooks, do. Burtka is a theater actor who once trained at legendary cooking school Le Cordon Bleu, and who also ran his own L.A.-based catering company. “David’s palate weaned me off processed foods,” Harris says.
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