Your health is the most important asset that you have. You should care for it and little habits that harm it should be avoided. You may be doing things already that are damaging your health, some of it, you may be aware of and others not.
We will look at 5 of those things that may be damaging your health. All of these can be overcome with the right willpower. Here’s how:
Cigarettes are a leading cause of lung cancer and it also causes other illnesses and health concerns. The best thing you can do for your health is to give it up. But giving up may prove to be very difficult, especially when you are addicted to nicotine.
The good news is, you can get your nicotine fix without the damaging effects of cigarettes. The answer is electronic cigarettes. They will give you the fix you crave without the harm.
Binge drinking is also very bad for your health. It can also leads to alcohol poising, brain damage, and can seriously harm your cardiovascular system. It can also in the long term lead to high blood pressure, stroke and cancer.
To avoid these harmful side-effects stick to no more than 3 units of alcohol a week. Switching over from white wine to red can also improve your health as red wine has many health benefits.
Junk food is as the name suggests junk. So why would you want to put it in your body? It is loaded with saturated fats, it clogs up the arteries and also causes obesity.
If you crave take-aways or they are just easier to reach for, opt for the healthier take-aways and always order a salad with it to make it healthier. But try to limit the times that you do that.
It’s not that easy just to stop stressing. As long as we are human we will have difficult stressors. The trick is to deal with it constructively. Have coping strategies and tricks in place that help you deal with stress. Exercise in general helps, so does yoga, Pilates and meditation.
Exercise promotes a healthy body. Cardio improves the cardiovascular system while weight training strengthens the body. Exercise excuses will stand in your way of making your body stronger and healthier. Ditch them by committing to a certain amount of exercise a week.