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10 Steps To Help You Have The Longest, Healthiest Life Possible





Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life, but not everyone knows what to do or works on themselves enough to make it happen. We are here to help. Here are some simple steps to help you live a long and healthy life.



Top 10 Steps Of A Long And Healthy Life.



1. Eat Healthy & Don’t Skip Meals!


You may have heard this piece of advice but it is often ignored by most people. Never skip breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and always eat a healthy and balanced meal. Food provides fuel for your body to function properly.


Meal planning and prepping is essential to make this happen. Even though it might be easier to pick up food from a restaurant; Restaurant foods usually contain higher amounts of calories, fats, and carbohydrates in order to improve taste. Eating healthy is an investment and like everything in life you get what you put into it. Fruits, nuts and vegetables are simple snacks that you can have, keeping your body fueled and healthy.


There are many resources online related to meal planning and prepping for people on the go, take some time and research what works for you and your schedule. Invest in yourself, health is wealth.


There is no excuse when it comes to skipping meals!



2. Get Enough Vitamin D


You can increase your life expectancy just by going outside! The Vitamin D that your body can receive from sunlight can not only help in strengthening your bones but also it can help maintain good heart and mental health.


Use sunscreen and stay hydrated in order to maximize the benefits of sunlight.


3. Exercise Daily


This does not require you to spend countless hours daily at a gym. Have a plan. Start slow and work your way up. Walking outside is a great way to begin that does not require an initial financial investment.


Did you know that exercising helps the body release endorphins which can lead to a feeling of well being?


Find activities that you like to do. Yoga, Stretching, Self-Defense and dance classes are other ways that you can incorporate exercise into your daily life and have fun while you are at it.


We can’t say this enough. Invest in yourself, health is wealth.



4. Cut back on Electronic Devices


Looking at electronic screens for long hours can induce binge eating, cause eye strain and increase stress.


Cumulative and constant exposure to lights on digital screens can damage your retinal cells and lead to long term vision problems.



5. Get Enough Sleep but don’t over do it


Most people don’t get enough sleep. The recommendation is that most adults sleep on average 8 hours.


Sleeping too much is linked with many of the same health risks as sleeping too little, including heart disease, metabolic problems such as diabetes and obesity, and cognitive issues including difficulty with memory.


Set a standard bedtime routine to help your body unwind and get the adequate amount of rest it needs.



6. Explore New Things


Meet new people, visit new places and take up new challenges and hobbies.

Do the things that make you feel alive!


Just like exercising, doing new things and completing new challenges can help your body create endorphins that boost your happiness.


Live your life!



7. Quit Drinking and Smoking


Stop Smoking. Studies have shown that smoking increases health risks and can lead to a premature death.


Even though studies have shown that a moderate amount of drinking can have health benefits and increase longevity, you need to be cautious. It is easy to over do it and induce more health risks than benefits from drinking.



8. Stop Caring What Others Think


Most of life’s problems are solved once you stop caring about what others have to say about you. Just be true to yourself and your values and surround yourself with supportive people.



9. Get Rid of Toxic Relationships


Remove people from your life who bring you down, who doubt your worth, and who affect your self-esteem and belief. Life is too short to tolerate negativity!


Most of these points are easy to follow and gradual practice and following them with discipline can really help you succeed in living a long and healthy life.



10. Aromatherapy and its holistic healing treatment


We love talking about Aromatherapy because of the benefits this holistic healing treatment has promoting health and well-being. Aromatherapy medicinally uses aromatic essential oils and works through the sense of smell and skin absorption using a diversity of products:


Diffusers, Bathing salts, Body oils, Aromatic spritzers, more...


Some of the benefits are:

  • Pain management

  • Sleep quality improvement

  • Reduces stress, agitation, and anxiety

  • Soothes sore joints

  • Treats headaches and migraines

  • Alleviates side effects of chemotherapy

  • Eases discomforts of labor

  • Fights bacteria, virus, or fungus

  • Improves digestion

  • Boosts immunity

  • Circulatory problems

  • Menstrual problems

  • Menopausal problems

  • Nausea



Conclusion


In conclusion, the key to living a long and healthy life is self-care. Health is wealth. Invest in yourself.








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