• The Team at HWC

Lifestyle Practices That Can Help Ensure Your Health

Updated: Aug 30, 2018

Simple changes with big potential impacts.

The Elements of Healthy Practice

Components of healthy lifestyle practices can and do improve our chances for a sense of wellbeing. Simply put, elements of healthy lifestyle practices include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consumption of whole (unprocessed) foods, including increased fruits and vegetables

  • Adequate daily water intake

  • Decreased daily sugar intake

  • Consistent weekly inclusion of fish in the diet

  • Adequate sleep (adults approximately 8 hrs/night)

  • Keep regular sleep hours throughout the week/weekends

  • Consistent weekly movement/exercise

  • Healthy social contact- community involvement

  • Foster a healthy face to face friend group (does not have to be large)

  • Being in nature

  • Identify and participate in personal hobbies

  • Serve others

  • Learn new things

  • Limited to no use of alcohol

  • Be smoke-free

  • Explore how religion and/or spirituality might be beneficial

  • Build your own self-awareness

  • Build in quiet time for yourself/time to reflect

  • Think positively and explore how it feels to live in the moment (rather than the past/future)

  • Explore the benefits of a daily gratitude journal

  • Listen to and trust your inner guidance (intuition)

  • Find a positive mentor/role model

  • Regular visits with your physician and dentist as necessary

  • Spend less time on social media

When assessing your own personal lifestyle practices, what would your current list include?

How often do you practice them?

We are here to encourage you to be curious as you expand your list of options in order to ensure your best health.