Easy Ways To Be Healthier

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There Are Some Easy Ways To Be Healthier

Did you know that there are some easy ways to be healthier? We all want to feel good and be healthy – but as women we are givers and caretakers – it's just part of who we are naturally. And many times – most of us do this so often that we don't even realize we're doing it – and in the process we lose track of taking care of ourselves. Over time we can even get used to some of the little aches and pains, the fatigue and stress, you know what I mean, we can convince ourselves that those things are just part of being a little older or whatever.

But the thing is – in many cases those aches and pains are indicators of other things. So the first thing I am going to suggest to help you get healthier and feel better is to go get a check up. From there you will have a real starting point. You will know how your blood pressure and other major concerns like cholesterol levels are, and of course, you will know how much you weigh as well as other basics.

Eating Right To Be Healthier

This will provide you with the information you need to get going on any diet or fitness plan. Moving beyond that you can also now work on developing healthy eating plans. This is the ideal time to do that since you know how your baseline health is and your doctor undoubtedly told you if there are any specific foods you need to avoid. So work out some healthy menus and start eating better so you can be healthier.

Exercise To Be Healthier

If you do not exercise regularly this is also the ideal time to work on that. Even if you don't want to add a regular exercise routine into your daily life you could do little things that can add up to making a big difference in the long run. Do something that seems insignificant like stop using the remotes to the TV and other electronic equipment. Don't keep your cell phone next to you when you're at home, force yourself to have to get up and walk. Start with small things like that and work your way up to larger forms of exercise. Even a little exercise can help you be healthier over time.

Reducing Stress To Be Healthier

A  Work on eliminating some or most of the stress from your life. This can be a difficult challenge but it is definitely worthwhile. Try to remove some of the negative elements that hold you back. This might be clutter, it could be bills, or it could be people or stressful situations. Just take them one at a time and do the best you can. But also realize that you are only human and there is a limit to what you can control – just keep in mind that believing in yourself is often all it takes to succeed.

Clutter, Cleanliness, And Your Health

As mentioned above, clutter can hold you back. I happen to enjoy decorating using Feng Shui – though if you would see my house half the time you would never believe it! :) But Feng Shui has a focus on allowing positive energy to flow through. When there is clutter the energy is blocked. Clutter is negative. Anything negative can result in tension, unrest and stress. De-clutter your home and get organized. You may be surprised at the results. Your home will  look better, you'll feel better about your home, and you may even have more time, and you will probably feel better too – in the end – you will be healthier in multiple ways.

Another related issue is cleanliness. Germs can lead to illness. The truth is though, you have little to worry about in your own home when it comes to germs. But to be on the safe side when you are in public and use things like a shopping cart, a public phone, ATMs, etc. – it's a very good idea to have wet wipes or hand sanitizer available to clean your hands afterward – of course, if possible, avoid touching public surfaces. That's it  – these are all easy ways to be healthier!

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      To try to deal with spam I use various WP plugins, including the captcha. Just search for WordPress plugins that block spam. You will find lots of options available. Some seem to work better than others – but definitely set your blog up so you can moderate all comments before they are posted to your site. I think it’s nearly impossible to catch all spam but through moderation you stand a much better chance of eliminating at least the ones with profanity or links to porn sites.

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      Best of luck!

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