How to Make Your Health Your Priority

Make Your Health Your Priority

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Make Your Health Your Priority

 

Modern life is busy. This can cause many people to feel strain as they attempt to keep up with the demands of juggling a hectic lifestyle and career. Being busy all the time can take a toll on your health and impact your wellbeing. Unfortunately, many people do not even notice the effect their lifestyle has on their wellness until they start experiencing issues. Maintaining a hectic lifestyle while trying to protect your health is not easy. It requires a proactive approach.

One of the best ways to look after your health is to reframe how you think about it. As well. it may be time to reconsider what you count as your priorities. Once you start prioritizing your health, everything else should fall into place. In turn, you will feel much better. It is time to counteract the effects of a hectic lifestyle. Make your health a priority. These tips will help make that happen.

 

Focus on Rest

 

Getting plenty of rest is one of the simplest and most effective ways to prioritize your health. When you start to focus on rest you will begin prioritizing getting enough sleep over the other demands on your time. You should begin to feel the benefits pretty quickly. Trying to get the recommended amount of sleep each night is not always easy when you are busy. However, making your plans fit around your rest, rather than the other way around, should make this possible. Sleep is so crucial for ensuring your body and mind can stay well. This is something you should never neglect.

 

Deal With Aches and Pains

 

When your life is busy, it is easier to ignore aches and pains and simply hope that they will go away rather than make time to get them investigated further. The issue with this strategy is the more you neglect aches and pains, the more likely you will have more serious problems in the future. Ignoring your pain could result in you needing to spend more time dealing with it in the future, and if left untreated, you may be out of action for a while if it worsens. So, scheduling a trip to the Chiropractor to get your aches and pains treated early is the best course of action and will help prevent further disruption in your life.

 

Learn to Say No

 

When you are trying to get ahead in your career and keep everyone in your life happy, you may find yourself overcommitting your time by saying yes to every request and opportunity that comes your way. Saying yes to everything and taking on more responsibility and demands on your time can severely impact your physical and mental wellbeing. You may begin to feel overwhelmed by everything you need to get done. Prioritizing your health and learning to feel comfortable saying no to demands for your time and energy can be challenging at first. However, the more you start saying no, the more empowered you will become and the easier it is to prioritize your health.

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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2 thoughts on “How to Make Your Health Your Priority”

  1. Health matters! And it is especially important once you top the age of 50. I get tired much more easily now and I notice things in my body and movements that I never noticed when I was younger.

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.