Healthy living describes the goal of keeping your body and mind free of harmful influences as much as possible and supporting them in their health – through exercise, sleep and healthy eating.
What does healthy living mean?
There is no definition of what healthy living is – simply because it varies from person to person. It is possible to indicate the areas that belong to this – among others
Nutrition, sleep, sport and exercise -, but the behaviors cannot be generalized. Of course it also includes positive attitude to life to it, a partnership, in which you feel well and friends, whom you have around you.
Healthy living – the quiz
We have for you the quiz "How healthy am I?" developed. With just a few questions you can determine how your health, nutrition, fitness and psyche are doing, where your weak points are and where there is still room for improvement. So you have the optimal conditions and get valuable tips on where you can start to live a healthy life.
You can find concrete tips on how to lead a healthier life at healthy&me under Detox.
Important: The completion of our online quiz does not replace a visit to the doctor. Our advice does not constitute medical advice or diagnosis.
Healthy living – what is involved?
Generally, more is more Attention an essential part of a healthy life. So you should do all the things you do consciously and not on the side. Surprisingly, conscious deceleration doesn't necessarily make you slower. By focusing on the essentials, you often achieve more sustainable results and stay in a good mood longer.
Allow yourself breaks and do not try to fill them frantically with activity. Of course, if you are not used to this, you need some practice and patience and a few simple mindfulness exercises to do this.
In the short term, you can contribute to a healthy life by changing your diet. This also includes exercise, sports and relaxation, which can be addressed directly with training. Yoga exercises, for example, are ideal for harmoniously combining these elements. Tea is the perfect accompanying drink here – depending on the variety, it can be stimulating or calming. Can be drunk hot or cold, depending on the time of year. If you are currently taking birth control pills or other hormones, it is worth taking a look at hormone-free contraception. So if you want to start a healthy life, don't look for excuses, but a Starting date – for your health!
Why live healthy?
Actually you think: Stupid question! Everyone wants to live healthy and be fit! – If that were the case, there would be no smokers and couch potatoes. And you would not be interested in this question. People who live healthy prevent illness and live longer on average – quite simply. Diseases of civilization, such as diabetes or back pain, can often be avoided, and healthy weight loss is easier or not even necessary. Perhaps this can also be used to tackle that pesky belly fat – without dieting at all?
We tend to feed on foods that are negative consequences for our body can have. These include sugar, sweets, unhealthy fat, animal proteins from meat and products made from white flour. If you want to live healthy and, for example, live as sugar-free and fit as possible, you can experience positive effects on your body and mind. Your fitness increases, your metabolism improves, you can reduce stress and you become friends again, you and your body.
Your skin also benefits from a healthy lifestyle, in that it is more healthy looks more radiant and pure. Here it also helps to drink a lot, for example tea or water. If you value natural raw materials for care products, it is best to use products from controlled natural cosmetics.
Healthy living is one of the few things in the world that has hardly any disadvantages. For example, by living a healthy life you can Your defenses and strengthen your immune system. And if you now object that this requires self-discipline, then you are right. But is self-discipline a disadvantage or an advantage??
Healthy living – but how?
Surely you yourself have already realized what the problem with healthy living is: keeping up. What is essential is to realistic goals and to look for methods, with which one can convert these. Here you also stumble across concepts that should be questioned. Healthy living works with simple. Quick recipes rather rare. For example, what do you think about the goal of detoxifying the body??
One runs likewise easily danger of taking many good resolutions, which are neglected then piece by piece. Therefore you should not concentrate on the resolutions, but you should always become aware of what your goal is. Just close your eyes and imagine how you will feel when you reach your goal, how you will look, what kind of person you will be then.
If you want to build a ship, don't get men together to gather wood, assign tasks and divide up the work, but teach the men to long for the wide, endless sea.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If you internalize this, perseverance and success set in by themselves. So all you need is confidence in yourself and your goal. Your health will thank you!
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