Longevity Secret Of Those Who Live Busy Lives

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In people’s desire to grow old and reach the prime of their lives, one could not help but feel overwhelmed by all the many things that they were told to do. Does it seem impossible to fit in regular exercise into your daily routine? Is it so difficult to choose to eat only the healthy foods and gear away from all the other stuff, which includes all your favourites? Do you still have time to do Yoga or meditate to help your body achieve total relaxation? All of these are impossible to achieve when you’ve got responsibilities at home and at work that you have to juggle too. 

A 30-hour work week is indeed seemingly impossible. With all the meetings here and presentations there, it is indeed impossible to get all of these incorporated into your daily plan, not to mention that all the other habits considered unhealthy can be oh so tempting. From cakes to ice cream to staying up late to watching movies, all of these are simply difficult to resist, because they can be very tempting. But, is it really impossible?

  • Stop and take note of how you breathe.

When your breathing is shallow and irregular, it means that you are under a lot of stress. For a moment, you will also think about eating. You will think that eating more and more will make you feel better, but it will not. Slow down. Take a deep breath and just think that everything will be okay.

  • Put the phone down and eat.

It can be tempting to eat while checking emails or posting something on social media, but this is the very reason why you are gaining so much weight. Also, this is the very reason why you are tempted to eat more, because you feel as if you have not eaten enough. In order to eat better, it is best to put down the phone and concentrate on eating. You’ll feel full so much faster.

  • Take a walk. Make it every day.

Even doctors admit that walking for 20-30 minutes a day is going to make a difference in one’s life. Whether it is the distance to the bus stop or the distance from the ground floor to your office space on the third, walking is going to make you lose weight. More importantly, it is going to help improve your breathing.

The surprising thing is that it is not even close to impossible. There are many Eastern cultures that seem to have found their way around all the things that can be tempting yet unhealthy. The most practical thing to do is to be practical about everything. Thing about how trying to achieve longevity can be very achievable. You’d be surprised at how effortless it can be. You don’t even have to try very hard. You can go through the changes little by little and before you know it, you’ve got everything into your system.

With these three tips, you can discover the secret to achieving longevity despite your very busy schedule.

Keys To Achieving Wellness

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Everyone can’t help but talk about health and wellness. Some will tell you that juicing is the key, while others will tell you that eating only veggies and fruits will make you achieve wellness. And yet after all that has been said and done, very little is known about wellness and how it can be achieved. A lot of people present their own ways on how they were able to achieve it. But the question remains the same: what worked for them, could it work for you too?

It is only when you are able to achieve real understanding about your health and the importance of keeping up with your wellness will you truly achieve clarity. With it comes the ability to decide which among the health programs presented to you bring about true health and which ones are just scams. Reading through these keys of achieving wellness will be able to equip you with all the information that you need to make sound judgement.

Fact: Wellness is a way of life. 

It is not about cutting down on carb intake or eating less of your favourite cakes. Wellness is all about working hard to achieve and keep a healthy lifestyle. People suffer from illness not only because they choose to eat the unhealthy, but because they choose to live an unhealthy lifestyle. Instead of getting 8 hours of sleep every night, many choose to stay up light to watch movies or to play with their mobile phones.

These simple choices that people make are the very reasons why they get sick. Many of those who get sick and develop serious medical conditions are those that choose to live their lives the way they want to, not keeping in mind that these unhealthy choices can bring about a lot of unwanted side effects. The root of all these diseases is one’s unhealthy lifestyle. Unless one chooses to change that for the better, one would continue to suffer.

Fact: Health is a combination of physical, mental and emotional wellness. 

You may be eating healthy, limiting your intake to only vegies and fruits, but if you continue to lack sleep or engage in activities that put you under a lot of stress, your healthy eating will be compromised. It is important that you combine healthy eating and healthy lifestyle to be able to achieve wellness at its best form. One could not live by without the other. Together, they can help give you a healthy and fit mind and body.

Wellness is all about achieving that state of optimistic mind, when all you can think of are positive thoughts. And in order to achieve the state wherein you worry less, you should engage in activities that will relieve you of your stress. With less stress, more healthy eating and healthy living, there is no doubt that you can achieve total wellness from within. These changes may take time and the results might not be abrupt as you want them to be, but keep in mind that all will be for the better. In no time, it will deliver the results that you want.

Healthy Aging: Is It Possible?

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Ageing is one of the most natural ways of life and yet a lot of people fear it for with it comes a lot of changes. From how a person looks to how a person lives by every day, ageing can indeed bring with it changes that not everyone is ready for. Activity and productivity are the two aspects of a person’s being that can be affected by ageing. Because of the coming of old age, one could expect to slow down and those that have lived all their lives being active, this can mean a 360 degree turn.

While there is nothing that people do to stop ageing, there are definitely a handful of things that people can do to fight the harsh effects of it. More importantly, there are a lot of things that people can do to prevent them from suffering from health problems that come with ageing. To ensure one’s well-being despite the ageing process, here are some things that they can do today. After all, healthy aging is possible.

  • Exercise

Much like everyone else, people who exercise will age too; however, the effects of ageing on their body won’t be as evident as to those who do not have regular exercise. With regular exercise, one could expect a fit body and properly developed muscles that will deny even aging. Exercise doesn’t have to be hard core. Simply talking a walk for 30 minutes around the block can do your body a lot of good.

  • Proper Nutrition

Much like how doctors advise their young patients, those who are approaching ageing should battle it with proper nutrition. Nothing beats feeding your body with all the right nutrients. From eating fruits to vegetables and lessen meat and sweets, one could realize how truly healthy they can be.

  • Vitamins are a must.

Even with a balanced diet, intake of vitamins is still a must. These vitamins are supplements to your healthy diet. They can help strengthen the muscles and your immune system; thus your body can fight off unwanted bacteria and viruses that can get you sick. With vitamins, you can be sure that your body is healthy and strong.

  • Herbs

Do you believe in the power of herbs? Not many people do. Only those that have realized the great healing power that comes with herbs are convinced to make it a part of their lives. Perhaps looking into the natural ingredients that come with the herbs will convince you that they are good for your body. And because they are all natural, you don’t have to worry about unwanted side effects.

  • Stress-free activities

With all the responsibilities that you have at home and at work, you cannot help but get yourself under a lot of stress and that is perfectly unhealthy. To relieve yourself from all the stress, pick activities that will make you feel relaxed and engage yourself in that regularly. Doing so will help you welcome ageing with open arms.

There is nothing to fear about ageing. After all, it is part of one’s regular cycle. When you keep these tips in mind, you never have to worry about ageing ever again.

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