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
Learn new things
Limited to no use of alcohol
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.