As adults many of us like to believe that we are in control and that we know all that there is to know about our bodies and how to care for them. As we also know, we are very often proved wrong about what we do or do not know, and this is potentially one of those occasions where you will be surprised. The reality is that we are all different bodies and minds which is why we must always entertain different ideas when it comes to looking after our personal health, and here are some which you may like to consider.
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Intermittent fasting is not necessary a new concept but it is something which has attracted a much larger following in recent years. Intermittent fasting varies depending on what works for your body, in the main however people decide to use the 16:8 rule which means that you fast for 16 hours per day, and then eat just between an 8 hour window. This benefits the body in so many ways from lowering blood sugar levels to helping the digestive system break down and burn fat. Ultimately the fast acts as a reset for your body and your mind.
There are so many of us who struggle with consistent exercise, each and every day. In the main this is because of the fact that many of us do not enjoy exercise. For this reason it is essential that you understand how to make exercise fun, and it can be done. For example perhaps you enjoy playing a sport which helps you burn calories and which puts a smile on your face. Alternatively there may be a certain exercise or athletic event which you are yet to try that will be fun to do. Simply because you do not enjoy the gym or running, doesn’t mean that you cannot exercise.
Confidence is something which really will change your life and that is why it is important that we focus on those little details which help us to feel confident. For example simple things like making sure we look good, our hair is done, we are clean and fresh, this helps with confidence. We can also boost our confidence with positivity and writing down notes each day which feature positive information about your life. Confidence is the key to mental and physical health, we require it in order to improve both aspects of our health, and then taking action breeds more of it.
Meditation is an ancient practice which seeks to help us take better care of our mind. This is something which helps an incredible number of people around the world each and every day, and it is something which has a big impact on every corner of our lives. Meditation, even just 15 minutes per day, leaves us feeling more focus and with higher levels of concentration, it helps to reduce our stress levels and we can use it to promote better physical and mental wellbeing, easy and free to do, and it has an enormous impact.
These are just some simple tricks which you could use to improve your personal health.