How well do you take care of yourself on a daily basis? Are you getting enough sleep? Do you smoke? Do you get some exercise on a regular basis? Are you under stress? Do you over consume alcohol or drugs? It’s actually true that if you don’t take care of yourself you life will be shorter than possible. In addition, your quality of life will go down significantly.
I just don’t understand why people don’t pay attention to themselves better. My younger brother is in the hospital today and it does not surprise me one bit. He’s led the perfect example of how to treat yourself poorly. I guess he’s had a good example because his dad, mine too, did about the same thing and died when he was 50.
I know genetics play a part in people’s longevity, but knowing that you’d probably want to work even harder to stay fit and healthy.
So for everyone who is just thinking they should probably do a bit more for their own health, today is the day to start. Start slowly. Go for a walk around the block if that is what you can manage. do it every day for a week. Pretty soon, you’ll be craving your walk and probably want to bump it up to two blocks, then two miles. I know you can do it and it is going to feel so good.
Do any activity that gets your heart beating faster than normal for at least 20 minutes a day and you will begin to reduce stress, lose weight, ward off diseases and generally feel a lot better. If you want more advice look at my eBook Fit, Healthy Self. In it you will find so much information and plans to get healthy, plus video exercise demonstrations from a personal trainer that you can do anywhere, without equipment. There is no excuse. Get started today. Any way you can. You CAN do it.