Many people would like to take steps to become more healthy. The road to good health is long, but only requires a commitment to stay between the lines. We will discuss a few paths on the road to good health in this article.

The first step down the road is recognizing any bad habits you may have. Before you can change a bad habit you must recognize the bad habit. Once you do this you can face the demon head on. It could be smoking, drinking soft drinks or watching too much TV.

Second, I tell them to engrave this little tid bit of information in their heads “it takes about 6 months to make or break a habit.” What this means is you must be consistent and patient. Making a new habit or breaking an old one does not happen over night!

Ok, so now let’s talk about healthy habits. Making an effort to eat healthier is a conscious effort of awareness. Just becoming aware of what you eat and how it processes and effects your body and knowing what you need to eat is key to eating better.

One of the most obvious ways to start down the path of good health is getting in shape. Many recommend exercising at least 3 days a week for a minimum of 30 minutes. But making small daily changes in your routine can make a difference. Take the stairs instead of the elevator or park in the last parking spot and walk.

Stress can effect our efforts of becoming healthy, so it is important to know how to handle stress. We can hide from it, we all face it now and then. You must learn ways to cope so that it does not effect you negatively.

One good way to deal with stress is to relax now and then. Everyone should take about 30 minutes out of there day to relax, no matter what kind of day you are having. Take a peaceful walk, bubble bath or try meditation.

A good way to make sure you are staying in good health ins to get your annual physical. An annual physical will reveal any trouble areas so that you can address them and make changes. For woman wishing to become pregant your goal to good health is a wise one and it is all the more reason you make sure you have good health insurance.

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Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2009 at 1:16 am
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