Get Back to the Basics

According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, we need to first take care of our physical health before we are able to focus much energy on our emotional well being. When our physical needs are being met and our bodies are functioning well, we free up energy to focus on our emotional needs. I challenge each of you to return to the basics of physical health and find balance in your life by making small improvements in each of the following areas: Exercise: Engage in physical activity of a type that you have found enjoyable in the past. Exercise has many
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Emotional Wellness Strategies

I’m meeting with a group of women tonight to discuss how to handle difficulties in their lives. I’m focusing a good chunk of my presentation on strategies to promote emotional wellness. I think we can all benefit from these, so I thought I’d share with you: 1.Return to the basics of physical health and find balance in the following: a.)Engage in physical activity of a type that you have found enjoyable in the past. Exercise has many healing effects including the release of endorphins and improving sleep. b.)Eat healthy and regularly. Be sure that you are having regular and balanced
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“What is the Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health?”

I came across an amazing clip today that I wanted to share with my readers because I think it’s incredibly clever, as well as remarkably true.  Dr. Mike Evans from the University of Toronto shares with us one simple change we can all make that will benefit our lives in remarkable ways. Please watch: Preventative medicine, in this case daily exercise, is often the cheapest and most effective way to feel good and avoid diseases that cause pain, frustration, and even death.  It’s amazing to consider all the physical health risks you can avoid by just 30 minutes of exercise a day.
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