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Slow down and enjoy your food. Chewing is essential - you have teeth for a reason - to assist digestive process. Eating food quickly, or while stressed, disrupts digestion and absorption of nutrients. The 'how' and when' of eating is just as important as 'what' you eat.
Nature's nectar. Your body is 70% water and it needs to be daily replenished with a fresh supply to ensure that body cells are hydrated and energized. Ideally, we need to consume two litres of water every day.
You need just enough activity to keep all your moving parts in good working order, lean and strong. Too much exercise uses up resources needed for normal growth, repair and maintenance, and creates premature wear and tear on joints and ligaments.
So how much exercise are we talking about?
Enjoy a good brisk walk in fresh air everyday - or even every second day - swing your arms, hold your head high, fill your lungs and lengthen your strike. Or, consider purchasing a home fitness video. There are plenty to choose from, just make sure it incorporates a good stretching regime to avoid pulling or straining any muscles. The same applies to any team sports or gym work - warm-up first. The message is, yes, you need to use your body to prevent it from 'getting rusty'.
Proper 'quality time' should not be confused with time spent watching endless television, or playing games on computer. Energetic computer games and emotionally-charged TV soaps activate release of 'fight-or-flight' stress chemicals - hardly a form of relaxation. Switch TV off and take time-out once or twice a day for between 15-30 minute to rest your thoughts, and your body, completely. Sit or lie comfortably, close your eyes, breathe deeply and slowly, perhaps listen to restful music, and drift into your mind's theatre of beautiful landscapes and memories. No interruptions, no demanding family or friends, just you and your attention focused on health, happiness and abundance…that's quality time!
We all need 6-8 hours quality sleep every night. Get to bed before midnight and start day early and alert after a restful, refreshing sleep.
Love makes everything workable For complete harmony of mind, body and spirit, final ingredient needed is a huge helping of love. Surround yourself with people you love and who love you!
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