8 Proven Tools to Help Live A Balanced Life

What is in your Wellness Toolbox?

ADHD medication provides the cognitive function. The combination of the appropriate medication with psycho-educational courses is proven to facilitate change. The ability to manifest wellness is central to your lifestyle.

Get a minimum of 7 hours sleep daily. A good start is to stop looking at screen thirty minutes before bedtime. This includes television, iPad, and cellular. 

Drink a minimum of 2L water daily. You may assume eight cups of water is a lot. Nonetheless, consider your body is 75% water; the brain is 75% water; lungs are 90% water; skin is 80% water; bones 24% water; and muscle is 75% water. Further, water converts food into energy and helps to absorb nutrients.

Eat a healthy diet. Well-being is reduced with a poor diet and it is expensive to be unhealthy. Delay the effects of ageing and energise yourself. Besides, a proper diet maintains your immune system and  helps you to manage your weight.

Exercise to block stress, improve memory, sleep and mood. It will boost your self-esteem and frame of mind; Help you to feel calmer and develop resiliency; Reduce tension in your body and give you a sense of accomplishment. Better, it Improves cognitive function and raises creativity.  

Meditate to significantly reduce negative triggers and balance your thoughts. A regular practice will reduce feelings of depression, anxiety, anger and confusion; reduce pain, enhance the immune system, and help to reverse heart disease. Increase blood flow and slow heart rate; provide a sense of calm and balance. Plus, reduce stress and increase energy.  

Get out in the community, go for a walk and avoid isolation. 30 minutes a day can reduce symptoms of depression by 36%. 40 minutes 3 times a week protects planning and memory brain functions.  30 to 60 minutes a day can drastically lower your risk of heart disease. Just 2 hours of walking per week can reduce the risk of stroke by 30% with 3500 steps a day lowering the risk of diabetes by 29%. Four hours of walking per week can reduce the risk of hip fractures by up to 43%. A daily one hour walk can cut your risk of obesity in half.  

Identify, set and convert goals into challenging, doable milestones. It will help you to prioritise tasks, be efficient, improve performance and eliminate attitudes that hold you back. Equally find direction in all areas of life. 

Be compassionate and express gratitude. This simple action will serve you well by increasing your optimism, selflessness, spirituality, empathy and self-esteem, and lead to true happiness. 

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