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Let food be thy medicine and

medicine be thy food.

Hippocrates

Spring is finally arriving. And I will bet that you don’t even know where your list of resolutions is located. :) I am sure, however, that like most people, one of your resolutions was to get healthier and to be kinder to your self. Here is a quick reminder to help you get back on track. Let’s start again…

It can be very easy to forget the importance of living a healthy life when you are going through your daily grind. It can often be even easier to get caught up in what is most convenient instead of what is actually good for you. However, the benefits you can enjoy with a healthy lifestyle are worth making healthy living a priority!

Here are three healthy living tips you can use to improve your health, increase your happiness, and enjoy life more fully:

1. Rest and rejuvenate.

The biggest healthy living tip that many people overlook is the need for sleep. Life can get hectic. When you do not have enough time to get things done, most people opt to stay up late to make up for the lack of time. Or perhaps your busy mind keeps you from getting a restful sleep in the first place. But, getting less sleep is actually counterproductive to doing anything efficiently, effectively, or well!

  • Getting enough sleep helps you to work and pursue your passions vigorously. It rejuvenates your body, your mind, and your attitude. You should have an ergonomically correct mattress and pillow to ensure you get the best sleep possible.

2. Eat nutritious food.

Another healthy living tip is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Most people believe that they do not need to eat healthy or watch their diet because they are not interested in losing weight. This is bad thinking! You should put only the best foods in your mouth no matter how much you weigh, what size you wear, or how fit you think you look.

  • What you eat affects your entire body, including your brain. You will be able to think more clearly, feel happier, enjoy more energy and avoid illness by eating nutritious foods. Strive to eat more raw vegetables and fruits instead of processed or packaged foods.

3. Affirm the positive.

Having a positive mindset is an important key to living a more fulfilling life. Many people do not realize the importance of living and thinking positively. As a result, they invariably find themselves allowing negative things to rule their minds and body.

  • Your attitude is one of the most important contributors to both your happiness and your physical and emotional health.
  • Like every other healthy living strategy mentioned, being positive all the time (or even most of the time) may take some effort on your part. But, an easy way to incorporate positive thoughts into your everyday life is to use affirmations.
  • Many people use affirmations to help them think more positively as they go about their daily lives. Positive affirmations are simply statements you can use to replace the negative thoughts running through your head.
  • A good affirmation encourages you to be the best that you can be.
  • Positive affirmations often remind you about how important it is to take care of yourself.
  • Don’t know any, check here on the blog every Saturday and Sunday.

These are simple ways to be reminded of how important you are, how important your body is, and how important your mental health is.

You have a whole toolbox and support system at your disposal to help make your life happier and healthier.

All you need to do is to take action!

To your continued success!!!