The Healthy Living Tips Guide is your source for common sense, doable, daily holistic healthy living habits.
If you are wondering where to begin on your holistic health and healing journey it is right here. What you put in your body and how you take care of it sets the foundation for physical well-being. The earlier you start taking care of yourself, the better. It is never to late to make a fresh start.
The good news is that you probably already know the basics of how to take care of your body. You know you need to eat nutritious real food, get enough exercise and sleep, and keep off those extra pounds. What is often more challenging than knowing how is actually doing. Or should I say doing in a way that is sustainable for life. Our habits are deeply ingrained, making change, even when necessary for physical wellness, a challenge.
The problem is that when we are young, our bodies just seem to go with the flow and we don't concern ourselves too much with healthy habits. We eat what we want, thrive on little sleep, drink too much and smoke, oblivious to what we are doing to our health. If we're lucky, we get away with these behaviors for many years, thanks to a strong constitution and long telomeres that protect DNA - until they get too short.
But then, it happens. You or someone you love gets the scary diagnosis. You feel the aches and pains and nagging symptoms. Your energy starts to wane. Your weight balloons. Or you just feel unwell. When things do not improve, you start making promises to take better care of yourself, to make holistic healthy living a priority. And sometimes you do - for a while. That's the bad news.
Thankfully, there is more good news. by taking small steps, making painless substitutions, and implementing barely noticeable changes in your lifestyle consistently over time, you can find yourself living a much healthier lifestyle within a year. Your efforts will reward you with a healthier happier life.
Building healthy lifestyle habits comes down to just that - creating everyday thought and behavior patterns that help you get and stay vital, happy, and energetic throughout your life.
Putting these healthy living tips into action will empower you to live a healthier, happier life with ease.
Click on the images and text links below for specifics about the health benefits of sleep, exercise, sun, eco-friendly living, nutritious foods and beverages, and detoxing your life.
Sleep and Health -For good health, adequate quality sleep is one of your top needs. Your mind and body need sleep to function optimally. This page will link you to all sleep-related pages. Or click through to a specific page here:
The Healthy Living Diet - Diet is usually top of mind when thinking of healthy living habits. Whether you are trying to lose pounds or be healthier, what you eat and drink is most important.
Detox Your Life -Detoxing your life is all about getting rid of your mental head trash and giving your body what it needs to get rid of toxins and waste.
Exercising for Health -Exercise benefits your health in many ways. It brings oxygen and nutrients to your cells and tones your muscles and organs. It even gives you energy and reduces stress. Do you have to go to the gym to exercise or carve out more time from your already busy life? Not necessarily. Learn more here:
The Sun and Your Health - Is the sun a health ally or foe? Find out here and learn how to take advantage of the sun's health promoting benefits.
The old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Your body relies on how you treat it to stay and get healthy. Premature aging and degenerative conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis often have their roots in poor lifestyle choices and habits.
Over time, the basics included in the Holistic Healthy Living Tips Guide, coupled with the practices of mental emotional wellness and spiritual wellness, will help you create the foundation of a long, healthy, fulfilling life.
Healthy Living Tips Guide updated 04/2021