Poor health habits, along with a stressful lifestyle can contribute to excessive wear on the body, leading to various health problems and poor quality of life. The purpose of this article is to educate about the paradigm of a healthy lifestyle, enabling you to achieve and maintain physical and mental well being. The emphasis is on stress and lifestyle management to help you achieve your life purpose.
The most common symptoms of increased stress level:
Prolonged exposure to stress increases the risk of everything from heart disease, obesity, and infection to anxiety disorders, depression, and memory.
The most common symptoms of bad health habits:
Ranging from various diseases, premature aging, increased incidence of injuries, mental and emotional disorders, and poor overall quality of life.
Components of a paradigm of healthy life:
Exercise: The need to do some exercise every day. Promotes circulation and benefits for the heart, lungs, musculoskeletal and nervous system. Choose an activity you enjoy and are able to perform without any significant limitations. Examples: walking, cycling, weightlifting, yoga, tai chi, swimming, hiking, etc..
Proper diet: "You are what you eat". A proper diet is essential for a healthy mind and body. It is important to follow a proper nutrition program for the ideal body weight and to maintain physical and mental well being. Do not get caught in new fads and diets. Eat a well balanced meal.
Mind / Body Awareness: It is very important to be aware of yourself and your environment for injury prevention and healthy living.
Avoid hazardous activities / habits: Avoid smoking (increased risk of spinal disc problems, among other things), alcohol, drugs, etc.. The importance of avoiding dangerous activities can not be over emphasized. Sooner or later, your poor habits catch up with you.
Sleep: "Sleep is the mother of healing". Enough sleep is important and appropriate. Going to bed and early to rise will keep you in tune with the rhythms of nature. If you go against nature, is lost.
Suitable for relaxation is essential to have time to relax and decompress. Take time to relax and do things you enjoy. That allows you to recharge mentally and physically.
Meditation / Stress Management: In this world of hyper, over-stimulated our meditation is essential for everyone. Not necessarily for spiritual reasons, but to give us time to digest our thoughts, emotions and feelings. For mental, emotional and psychological wellbeing is important to meditate daily.
Appropriate relationships: The fast-moving world of today is filled with gaps and lack of support networks. It is essential for us to promote and work towards building strong support networks composed of family and friends. We are the backbone to achieve the purpose of our life.
This information is for educational purposes only. Please consult your doctor, physiotherapist or health practitioner before beginning any rehabilitation program, health or physical condition.
Manu Kaila is a physiotherapist / Aired Herbalist with a background in Exercise Science. He has 14 years experience in helping patients recover faster healing of injuries or pain, and achieve optimal physical condition. He specializes in the use of physical therapy and herbal medicine to treat any injuries. Manu has extensive experience treating athletes with low back pain, sciatica, as well as injuries and neck pain, knee, shoulder and hip. Manu is a pain injury recovery specialist.