What Does Healthy Lifestyle And Your Value System Have In Common
Posted Apr 30 2013 1:31am
Meet Jessica Cox a girl who
was born without arms. But don’t ever feel sad for her because she can fly a
plane, is a black belt in karate, learning to surf and is happily married to
her sweet heart and can’t wait to expand her nest. Stories like these do pepper
our mundane every day life. Doesn’t it? Wondering this Swarnam talk high and
mighty and today what she is up to?
See, the best thing you can
do for yourself is to believe in yourself. A research on diet, exercise and
personality type found that people who believed that their life can be changed
by their own actions ate healthier food, exercised more, smoked less and
avoided binge drinking. The study also found that those who believed in luck or
fate led unhealthy lifestyles.
Leading a healthy lifestyle
can add years to your life chart. It was found that it added five more years to
women and six more years to men respectively. Healthy lifestyle behavior reduces
the risk of hypertension. And according to WHO high blood pressure causes over
a million deaths and is the leading cause of mortality in the World.
Now what is healthy life
style? It is the practice of eating vegetables and fruits, drinking lots of
water, exercising, saying no to cigarettes and alcohol and altogether a
positive way of living and thinking. This way of life expands your horizons
both mentally and physically.
HarvardUniversity researchers say that exercise helps you to have a
healthy heart, keeps your brain sharp, controls your blood sugar levels,
reduces cancer risk and keeps you strong and mobile. Above all a healthy
lifestyle will keep you happy and increase your productivity to do more good