Sleep is essential to our health and wellbeing. Insufficient sleep has a direct link to heart disease, heart attacks, diabetes, and obesity. And did you know that 1 out of 5 auto accidents in the United States – 1 million crashes a year are a result of drowsy driving? Getting enough quality and quantity of sleep during the day has to be one of our priorities!
We are what we eat and drink. Did you know that 60% of your body weight is water and that you should be drinking 9-13 cups of water per day to regulate digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature? Eating properly for your body and making sure you have enough fresh water during the day is another priority!
Being active for at least 30 minutes per day is of utmost importance. Did you know that according to AHA improved fitness over a six-year study period was associated with a 19 percent decreased risk of heart disease and stroke-related deaths in men—and a 15 percent lower risk of death from any cause? We are a sedentary society and more and more research is showing the negative effects of it. Being active is a priority!
Meditation is a key component of a healthy day. It decreases blood pressure, lowers pain and cholesterol while improving immunity and happiness. Did you know that regular meditation also leads to neuroplasticity and increases gray matter thus slowing down the aging process? Meditating regularly is a priority!
LOVE is the answer to all questions. Here we deal with 3 types of LOVE on a daily basis. First is inserting something that you love into your every day. Second is loving others and finally and most importantly loving yourself. These 3 types of LOVE when prioritized will make each day worth living!
Growing and expanding our awareness is integral to health and success in life. Did you know that the exercise of learning itself stimulates the brain and helps to keep your mind sharp, and by learning something new in one area can have a ripple effect in others‚ contributing to longevity and good health in later life? Learning every day is a priority!
Most of the health conditions are inextricably tied to stress. Did you know that 77% of people in the US regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress? Learning your triggers, removing causes and building up tolerance on a daily basis is a huge priority!
Sunshine and Fresh Air are also of utmost importance. Did you know that more oxygen brings greater clarity to the brain, improves your concentration, helps you to think more clearly and has a positive effect on your energy level? Just 30 minutes out in the sun gives you nearly a day’s worth of Vitamin D? Sunshine and Fresh Air are a priority!