7 easiHEALTH tips for a healthy lifestyle

  1. Stay hydrated. Drink water throughout the day. Aim for your 6-8 glasses, but listen to your body and don’t overdrink. Cut out gas cooldrinks & replace them with pure H2O. Add lemon, mint, fresh ginger etc. for fun, healthy flavours.
  2. Exercise for your health. Keep it FUN and make sure it is regular. Commit to an activity that you enjoy and get your body moving. Some ideas to consider are swimming, cycling, hiking, yoga, walking the dog, dance (e.g. Zumba), jogging and gym
  3. Laughter is the best medicine and great form of exercise. A positive mind and cheerful outlook on life will improve wellness. Laugh out loud & smile!
  4. Get a good night’s sleep every night. Poor sleeping habits & sleep deprivation impact negatively on your health & well-being
  5. Make sure you have a healthy diet. Ditch the junk food and choose unprocessed, fresh produce. Try to have a low carb, sugar-free, low salt diet. Have regular, small meals and never skip meals especially breakfast
  6. Get out into the fresh air every day and enjoy the sunshine. Your body needs a daily dose of Vitamin D, schedule some outdoor activities. Being stuck indoors with aircons & flourescent lighting will impact negatively on your physical & mental well-being.
  7. Aim for positive thinking. An optimistic approach to life is an effective stress management tool which can also result in improved health. You will start to feel stronger as your confidence and self-esteem increases. You will have more energy as positive thinking often motivates and energises you to achieve things. Ultimately, you can gain peace-of-mind and overall feeling of well-being. So, dump the negative and search for the positive in everything you say & do.