Choosing to live a healthy lifestyle can add a few extra years onto your life. Healthy lifestyle choices involve more than just a better diet and exercise. It is a whole new lifestyle choice, one that will make you more energized and feel better in general. Listed below are some tips on healthy life styles choices.
Aside from eating better, it's a good idea to give up smoking and drinking too much alcohol. A glass of wine with meal or a drink every so often is okay but try to give up the daily drinking binges. Smoking and drugs are going to affect your body and brain so now is the time to quit.
Work towards a healthy weight. You can talk to your doctor about healthy weights for your age and height and it's not going to be a size 0. You should figure out what your average, healthy weight needs to be and then get there. You need to be at a healthy weight, too thin and your body works hard to compensate. Too heavy puts too much extra strain on your body. Hitting your average weight give you the balance the body needs to function correctly.
Take time out for yourself. Laugh loud, laugh often. Too much stress can kill you, and it makes you a bummer to be around. Stress can weaken your immune system, so smile and have fun when you can. All work and no play, makes a sick, tired person no one wants to be around. Relax on the weekends, take vacations, and take care of yourself first and foremost.
Healthy lifestyle choices give you more energy and the motivation to get things done. They get you off the couch and out enjoying your life.