From natural living, minimalism, veganism to ethical living (which was a first for me). No matter what name they call the lifestyle or movement there are components it must have to qualify as a healthy lifestyle. So I’ll begin by first defining what healthy living means. What is healthy living? Let’s start off with the definition of health given by the World Health Organization (WHO). It says: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not just the absence of disease. Do you meet the requirements for a clean bill of health? Consider that a body might be free from disease, but suffer mentally (depression) or physically (obesity). The World Health Organization then went on to define healthy living as: Healthy living as the steps, actions and strageties one puts in place to achieve optimum health. You can also find these within the lifestyle you choose to follow. Or […]
Choosing a healthy lifestyle to follow can be exciting and terrifying all at once. On the one hand, you cannot wait to dive in, yet your stomach flutters with nerves. Hold your horses, girl! Have you even decided the type of healthy lifestyle you need? When I first started I jumped right into the first lifestyle that appealed to me. Then, I later came to realize that it didn’t satisfy my needs. Neither was it wholly possible to carry out back home without compromising some of its major objectives. It was a good starting point but it raised a lot of questions in me. Meanwhile, I have to first clarify my use of the term lifestyle, that is the context in which I use it. Lifestyle is the way a person or group lives or usually do things like their habits, attitudes, tastes, moral standards, economic level of the person or group. So whenever I […]
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