Being healthy is being well-balanced physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. Some sources define it as the status of being disease-free. Health is what us as human beings strive after. We are encouraged throughout our lives to keep our bodies disease free so we can live longer and enjoy our years. The truth is when you are healthy; you have the mental and psychological ability to achieve more things. This will make you happy and more satisfied with who you are!
It is easy to want to be healthy, but how is it achieved? What do we need to do to reach this state?
Keep your mind going! It is a challenge that you need to realize. Keep reading and learning new things to stay mentally active. Solving crosswords and Sudoku can help too. Don’t save all your information on your smartphone, try to memorize few phone numbers, some of your passwords….
Stay active! A fit person is a healthy person. When you exercise, you keep a good blood circulation in your body. You also help your body get rid of all toxins. From another angle, it helps building your muscles and dissipates your excess fat. Choose an exercising plan that fits your lifestyle so you can be able to carry on with it on the long term.
Understand your emotions. This will help you keep calm when you are boiling of anger from the inside. It will also help you understand the circumstances of people around you. You will then master relationships with your relatives, friends and colleagues. Keep tract of stressful situations that you encounter on a daily basis. Try relaxing techniques such as meditation, breathing, yoga, massage therapy, reflexology…
Keep positive & loving people in your close circle of trust!
Don’t take medications everytime you feel something weird! Medications are not magic pills that you need to indulge on everytime you have the chance to do so.
Eat healthy. Having a well-balanced diet can help you maintain a healthy body. Having a little bit of everything on a daily basis can keep you fit and healthy. Don’t overeat proteins and legumes, it will only create a heavy load on your kidneys. Have a variety of food within a week, even within the same group of food.
Have a goodnight sleep every day! As a matter of fact, a study showed that people who sleep little, have a tendency to eat way more than people who have good sleeping patterns.
Limit your life vices! Don’t smoke and overdrink! Don’t do drugs! Don’t enroll in fighting! Don’t drive fast! Don’t seek excessive thrilling behaviors! Don’t have unsafe sex!