Eating right, getting proper sleep, learning to relax – theyre all valuable in maintaining a healthy body and mind. And most people don’t consider the importance of proper foods, ex-ercising and common sense when it comes to taking care of ourselves.
WATER: Keeps your energy levels high. Your body needs at least two pints of water a day to function well. So drink up – and you’ll feel ready to tackle anything.
BREAKFAST: The most important meal of the day. Jump-start your body into action with a healthful meal of low-fat favorites, such as low-fat yogurt, fruit, unsweetened fruit juice or whole-grain cereal. A tasty treat in the morning will fortify you and help prevent an energy slump by lunchtime.
OXYGEN: Fills the body and beats fatigue. If you’re feeling tired, just take a few deep breaths. Revitalize your mind by finding a quiet place and breathing deeply for ten minutes.
EXCESS WEIGHT: We all know that being overweight is bad for a person’s health and makes energy levels plummet. your body has to work harder and longer just to move and breathe! Each pound you lose will add to your vitality.
USE YOUR MUSCLES: Too much rest can be exhausting. If your muscles are not worked for 24 hours, they’ll weaken – and you’ll feel tired. But there’s an easy remedy. Simply do any exercise for at least ten minutes a day. You’ll have so much pep in your step, you’ll want more.
FITNESS: Is as easy as a 20 minute exercise session three times a week. Walking, swim-ming, jobbing or easy stretching charges your battery and releases hormones that make you happy and make your body look younger and firmer. Remember that activity begets more activity. Laziness only makes you lazier. The more you do, the more you’ll want to do.
SLEEP RIGHT: Erratic sleeping patterns often lead to irritability and lack of concentra-tion. Experiment to find the sleep/wake rhythm that is right for your and your lifestyle.
LOVE COMPLETELY: The love you give will come back to you. Try to surround your-self with loving people and remember when dealing with others that no one loves a grouch or mean-spirited person. Live fully and show your happiness. Youre right here, right now. Make the most out of every day and accept those things that you cannot change.
Medical experts now believe that man is built to last about 100 years; and with the advances in medicine plus more healthful living habits, we may soon be living longer. The interest in health foods and exercising seems to have taking the country by storm and now almost every family has some kind of exercise activity. Some enjoy biking, swimming, walking and jog-ging while others may join and health club and get into some form of serious bodybuilding.
Laughter is one of the best things for your mental and physical state. People are naturally attracted to someone who has a good sense of humor. You can develop a good outlook and a good sense of humor by associating with and surrounding yourself with pleasant happy people.