Concept Of Healthy Living
Updated: Aug 17, 2020
Healthy Jeena Sikho - Presents - Healthy Life Style!
At its very Core, “Healthy Jeena Sikho (HJS)” is a CONCEPT.
It's a Concept of a Life well spent (Lived).
Human life is a Blessing.
You need to be able to Experience it and Enjoy it. Not drag on. Life is not to keep slogging the entire Prime of your life, ignoring all joys of life, personal health, family time, small joys of friends & social life, travel & vacationing, the daily dose of Hearty laughter or your hobby of
playing / gardening / painting / reading etc
A healthy lifestyle is important for everyone. When we look after our physical health, we feel better too – fitter, more relaxed and better able to cope with things. Relaxed mind is the start point of overall wellness.
There are simple ways of being healthy that feel good as well as doing you good. You could do it all on your own OR reach out for a wellness expert to guide you.
Benefits of healthy living
What you gain by living more healthily includes:
1. Feeling better mentally – regular exercise can lift your mood and help you feel better 2. Saving money – Yes! How? Eating junk food, smoking, and drinking sugary drinks or alcohol are all expensive habits 3. Fewer health problems – Living a healthier lifestyle means a lower risk of developing many illnesses. This one Single most important aspect which needs to be kept in mind.You can ENJOY Life, Only if you are disease Free! 4. Taking control of your life – Getting healthy helps you feel in control of your life.
The CONCEPT of HJS means maintaining a healthy lifestyle and introducing habits that improve your health. It can be difficult to change old habits, but there are steps you can take to become healthier. An important first step is identifying less healthy habits and learning new, positive ones to replace them, such as:
1.What you eat and drink - Most foods are OK, if you just can’t abstain, but at least care to not HOG, go overboard and keep your digestive system under OVERDRIVE mode, leading to various complications over a period of time.
.How to develop positive health habits?
The key to developing positive habits that you are more likely to keep is to:
a. Start slowly b. Change just one thing at a time - see the benefits that can come from eating more wholesome food or, taking up exercise or, quitting smoking c. Make small changes – like going for a regular walk, instead of pushing yourself to run 5 km
every day, this will have more chance of becoming a habit you’ll keep. d. Be flexible – for example, if you decide to cut down on sugar, do it gradually over a few weeks rather than all at once. By cutting down from two teaspoons in your coffee to one-and-a-half, then one and so on, your taste buds will adapt and you’re less likely to crave for the sugar. e. Build on what you already do – for example, if you sometimes buy fruit to eat, then try buying more of this (and fewer biscuits and chips). Remember, increasing or adding even one new health behavior can make a big difference to your health. f. Work around challenges- There are things you can do to manage any extra challenges related to your illness and it’s treatment – such as drowsiness, sugar cravings or lack of motivation. Steps you can take include: g. Organise daily activities around side-effects of medication, for example, if you are drowsy in the morning, organise exercise for the afternoon.discuss things with your doctor – there may be another medication you can try, or ask for referral to a specialist such as a dietitian or psychologist for expert advice.Staying healthy
Being healthy is about more than getting fit and feeling better, it’s about staying that way too.
Tips to help you stay motivated include: