Health is kind of issue related to the well-being of both your body and mind. In order to keep a good health, you should take your time, for example, one hour each day, to be engaged in some kinds of meaningful activities, such as exercising, meditating, and reflecting. By doing so, you could make yourself stay energetic, fit and relaxed.
1. Care for physical fitness.
When you start with consideration of your physical fitness, you may be involved in the active exercise routine, consisting of five elements such as stretching, core exercise, balance training, as well as aerobic fitness and muscular fitness. As for aerobic fitness, you could do some moderate aerobic activities for two and a half hours at least every week, like swimming, dancing, walking, biking, or spinning. In order to fight against the osteoporosis frequently seen among women, you should go for strength training to enhance the muscular fitness twice a week. As far as stretching is concerned, you should keep doing such exercise on the regular basis so as to reduce stress and muscle stiffness. If you would like to do something with core exercises, you should participate in some activities like abdominal exercising, raising your legs as well as yoga. In addition, you should do the balance training every week.
2. Focus on your daily nutrition.
It is strongly recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that for the women in the age group from 19 to 30, they should take two cups of fruit everyday. As for women who are over 31 years old, they should have one-and-a-half cups. As far as consumption of vegetables is concerned, two-and-a-half cups are necessary for women of the age group between 19 and 50, while women over 51 years should have two cups. It is also suggested by the USDA that instead of refined grains, butter and margarine, women should have more whole grains and such oils which would stay liquid at room temperature. Furthermore, you are kindly advised to take a vitamin pill each day.
3. Concentrate on meditation.
Meditation is very important and practical approach to reduction of stress, which is usually a byproduct of the multitasking lives that women have to face today. Therefore, you should do something related to decluttering, focusing, relaxing, energizing as well as meditating for the minimum of 20 minutes every day. There are different kinds of breathing-oriented meditation you could find on the related websites online, like Vipassana, transcendental meditation, twin heart meditation as well as guided relaxation meditation. You could take your time to find the most suitable one for your option.
4. Try to go for reflection.
It is strongly suggested that you should find the chance to read a few pages of an inspirational book each day. During or after your reading, you should reflect on something in the book which is appealing to you about some respects of life. By doing this, you could learn a lot of thing which you have never thought of before and make yourself more confident with your present life. Reading and reflecting would enable you in deeper clarity and stronger focus, thus helping you keep a healthy life which you do expect.
5. Find some pleasures in a simple way.
To relieve yourself from stress and distraction, you should find something simple and easy to do in regard to pleasures and enjoyment in your life. For instance, you could go for a walk, become a member of reading or finding time for a lunch with your friend. Furthermore, you could do more things for such purpose, like writing a poem or making a vase in your spare time. Sometimes you could find out the simple thing you do in life would definitely give you the most joy you would look for.
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