Pillars of Healthy Living


What’s the secret to the perfect body and mind? The truth is, we know what it is and it’s right in front of us. 

Hydration. Most of us aren't getting nearly as much water as we need. Staying hydrated has an insane amount of benefits, from cleansing your body to muscular, joint, & cardiovascular recovery. Just a bit more water every day can make a huge difference. 

Stress. Pressure. Tension. Sometimes we fail to realize how much of an impact stress plays in our lives. Stress management is a huge pillar for healthy living. Excess stress without management spikes the negative hormones in our body like cortisol. This kills our drive, creates negative emotions, and impacts how we think. Some stress is good and even necessary for us to achieve the extraordinary, but in our fast-paced lives, it's important to step back and relax. We can handle stress management in a variety of ways, from meditation to sitting back and watching a movie — anything that creates downtime to prevent burnout.

In our world, getting less sleep is considered part of the norm, but this isn’t sustainable. Generally, we need to sleep 7-9 hours each night. We often forget how important rest is for our body. It benefits us from boosting our immune system to creating peak physical performance. Sleep shapes who we are -- our behaviors, thoughts, and energy rely on it. Getting enough sleep allows us to be our best each and every day.

Our lives are so saturated with noise, sometimes it's hard to focus on the things that matter. Making an effort to create a better you is worth it in the long-run.

"I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you." -Joyce Meyer

 

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Hydration

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