Friday, April 20, 2018

7 Keys to a Well-Balanced Life

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7 Keys to a Well-Balanced Life

1. Sleep
Sharpens thinking, strengthens athletic performance, weight loss comes easier, lowers stress, reduces depression, elevates mood, and encourages a healthier immune system. 

2. Water
Our bodies are 70% water. We need to constantly replenish. 
Nutrients transported more efficiently, body temperature regulates better, digestion flows, constipation reduces, weight loss is stimulated, muscles and joint pain are reduced, kidneys run smoother, toxins flushed, fatigue reduced, mood elevates, headaches diminish, glowing skin, fresher breath, and improves immune function. 

3. Exercise
Maintains a steady weight, improves mood, boosts energy, improves sleep, helps your heart work more efficiently, strengthens muscles and bones, reduces stress, boosts self esteem, gets you out in nature, gets you out in society, improves relationships, sharpens your mind, alleviates anxiety, and inspires others. 

4. Vitamin D
Ways to get Vitamin D:
-Exposure to sunlight (20 minutes a day)
-Supplement (400-800 IU a day)
-Light Therapy
-Foods (Salmon, fish oil, tuna, mackerel, eggs, beef liver, some dairy, almond milk, tofu, orange juice, oatmeal, and mushrooms)
Supports a strong immune system, helps regulate blood pressure, boosts serotonin (happiness hormone), reduces heart disease, beats winter blues, warms muscles and reduces aches and pains, regulates hormones, builds strong bones and teeth, and reduces cancer rates*. 

5.  Fresh Air/ Nature
Relieves stress, helps you live longer, improves mood, cleans the lungs, sharpens thinking, boosts immune function, and gives energy to the body. 

6.  Nutrition
Helps your body function at its optimum, strengthens the heart, helps build strong bones and teeth, controls your weight, improves brain health, elevates mood, supports energy, sharpens thinking, promotes a healthy immune system, and creates vibrant skin. 

7. God
Lowers blood pressure, strengthens immune system, helps you live longer, better mental and emotional health, brings peace, elevates levels of happiness and life satisfaction. 

Proverbs 3: 5, 8 says, "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to they bones."

Article by: Becky Jones
Instagram: Becky4Health

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