Health and Healing starts with your daily dietary choices. You have an opportunity to utilize quality foods as your medicine and taper off medications. You and your family have the choice to prevent, stop, and reverse chronic disease progression of the most common lifestyle related diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, autoimmune disease, depression, anxiety, infertility, and fatigue.
2. Physical Activity
Taking steps towards movement on a routine basis promotes health and longevity. Connecting with your motivations and your desired reality can propel you towards a healthier life. You can have a reality that overcomes barriers such as pain, inflammation, and weight gain.
Rest and Sleep is one of the foundations to a healthy lifestyle. You have an opportunity to have non-fragmented, restful, and restorative sleep. Identifying over stimulating foods and beverages and negative behaviors can bring health and rejuvenation, while minimizing insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
4. Emotional and Mental Health
Healthy minds are essential for mood stability, memory retention, and optimal cognitive performance. There are lifestyle factors that can either degrade or elevate your mind. You have a possibility to decrease food induced inflammation mental diseases such as depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dementia. Other tools such as mindfulness, meditation, and connectivity can bring optimal mental health.
5. Connecting Health with Spirituality
We are spiritual beings and being in tune with your spirituality is another powerful lever for healing. Discovering ways to uplift your spirit and soul can bring additional joy, peace, and happiness.
“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” 3 John 1:2
6. Avoidance of Risky Substance Use
A more rewarding life can be obtained by avoiding inflammatory and toxic use of tobacco, excessive alcohol, and other recreational drugs. Toxic substances can degrade your health and increase risk for lung diseases, heart diseases, and many types of cancers. Food addictions and substance additions are equally important. There are ways to use medications and lifestyle modifications to minimize and avoid risky substance use.