How to keep yourself healthy every time.
It is no secret that if you want to live long and enjoy life, you have to keep yourself healthy. People however do not give so much time to their health these days, some not because they don’t want to but because they are busy with life struggles so much that they are always so occupied and hardly have time to think of their health and some others do not just consider it important, so far they are not having symptoms of diseases at that point in time.
Whether we feel sick or not, it is advisable to always keep ourselves healthy at all times. We should not wait till there are symptoms of diseases before we take steps to remain in good health. This does not however mean taking drugs or visiting the hospital daily, there are simple things you can do to help you live your life more healthily.
1. Eat Good Food
I’m sure you would be expecting this among the tips. Of course, we cannot overemphasize eating well. Taking balanced diet is very important and goes a long way in keeping us healthy. Don’t just eat anyhow, carefully select what you eat.
2. Be active
Don’t be idle every time, laying in your bed, sleeping, eating and sleeping. Get yourself some work to do, be active mentally, physically, emotionally and even spiritually. If you don’t have a job for now, find something to do that’ll give you joy, something that will add to your environment and also benefit you.
3. Sleep well
You may think this contradicts the previous tip but it doesn’t. Sleeping well doesn’t mean you have to sleep the whole twenty four hours in the day, it doesn’t mean your whole day has to be in bed. In your struggles and hustle to make things better for you with your busy schedule, try as much as possible to find time to catch some sleep, it’s very important. When you sleep well, you put both your mind and your body to rest and make them even more effective.
Depending on the feeling, sleep time for adults is okay within the range of 7 – 9 hours, for people in their teenage years 8 – 10 hours and 9 – 11 hours for kids
4. Drink More Water
Drinking enough water helps your digestion, it helps the transportation of food nutrients around the body and it also helps to balance the body. Water is a gift of nature whose benefits are surplus.
5. Exercise regularly
Exercising is one of the ways of burning out some unwanted elements in the body. You keep your whole body stronger and healthier when you exercise. You can start with very simple exercises and do not need to do complex ones. The bottom line is you need to exercise regularly to keep your body fit always.
6. Eat Vegetables And fruits
Fruits and vegetables provides the body lot of vitamins and eating them well can help the body resist some diseases and stay healthy.
7. Rest and have some time for recreation
Always plan your time for rest. It is necessary to give the body some rest. Sometimes, we ignore this and keep working ourselves out to make ends meet, forgetting that the body needs to have enough rest to give us the strength to continue. Always find time to engage in recreation activities, it helps you balance your mind. Spend time to play and don’t be too serious always. Doing this will help you keep yourself balanced physically, mentally and even emotionally.
8. Stay away from substance or drug abuse/misuse
Try stay away from hard drugs, smoking, too much of alcohol. Also avoid self medication, always talk to your doctor when there are symptoms of diseases.
9. Keep a positive attitude
Maintain an attitude of positivity. Don’t always think of bad things, keep the good things in your mind and ponder on them. Keep a positive mindset in pursuing your dreams, goals and visions.
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