WELLNESS AN LIFESTYLE
“Wellness is not merely absence of disease, rather a dynamic state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. It is a conscious effort of making best choices for a healthy and fulfilling life. Lifestyle is a way of living and includes interests, behaviours, and opinions of an individual towards life. Healthy lifestyle is the key to a flourishing and wholesome life.“
Healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean spending hours in a gym exercising or surviving only on fruits and salads. It involves easily manageable health choices which can be incorporated into daily routine.
Cut down addictions
Smoking is the leading cause of a number of cancers and lung diseases. Alcohol consumption generates free radicals that have toxic effect on liver and heart. Quit smoking by visiting your nearest de-addiction centre and consume alcohol in moderation (1-2 pegs thrice a week), if unable to quit.
‘’ Have control over your health, check your parameters regularly, follow advice, stay fit’’
Get at the minimum 7-8 hours of sleep per night and engage yourself in activities like yoga, meditation. Practising yoga and meditation improves strength, relaxes mind, relieves stress and anxiety, sharpens intellects and strengthens immune system.
Monitor health parameters
Monitor vital health parameters by using variety of wearables available in health care market such as fitness bands, BMI scale, Bluetooth blood pressure and glucose monitors. Self-tailored goals can be set and achieved using these devices. Attaining desired goals gives positive re-enforcement to an individual.