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How To Put Your Health First

Put Your Health First

Disclaimer: Elise Ho, aka “Dr. Ho” is a Holistic Health & Life Coach. Dr. Ho is NOT a medical doctor, licensed therapist, lawyer, or a bevy of other things. Products or services that Dr. Ho believes in are the only ones that she recommends. Dr. Ho may receive compensation, product, or an affiliate commission on anything you see on this site. This is a personal Website solely reflecting Dr. Ho’s personal opinions. Statements on this site do not represent the views or policies of any organization with which I may be affiliated.

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Put Your Health First

 

Health entails much more than just eating well and exercising. Obviously, these are significant components but there is much more to it.

There is a slew of things we can do to ensure that our mind, body, and overall well-being are all taken care of. The pandemic has highlighted many things, including offering clarity on how much we take for granted and how much we need to take care of ourselves.

 

It is critical that we maintain our mental wellness.

 

However, depending on the challenges we face, it might be extremely complicated. There may be difficulties and trauma from our childhood that we need to address. Healing is usually needed in order to move forward and to be totally happy.

While family and friend support is wonderful, there are times when you need a professional perspective. A professional can also teach techniques that can help you to move through, and past, the pain.   

 

Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

 

You may have experimented with various coping mechanisms. Some may have been healthy but some may not have been. For example, inappropriate drug and alcohol use and abuse. These things can sometimes spiral out of control. Consequently, they can serve to exacerbate problems. Many people are unaware that they have a problem until their family and friends get concerned. The loved ones may even need to intervene.

If you have a drug or alcohol problem then help is needed. This is a terrific starting step toward prioritizing your health and taking care of your body. Attending a drug and alcohol treatment center is the greatest approach to deal with problems like this.

You may even need to go to a sexual health clinic to make sure you are healthy in that aspect too.

 

Food and Exercise

 

The traditional food and exercise regimen is essential. However, many people still fail to follow it. It’s simply a matter of making the decision to consume foods that come from the soil. Load your plate with fruits and vegetables. Avoid putting too much trash or sugar into your body.

It’s the same with exercise; it’s the easy way out. Sitting on the couch is the easy option. It is time to  encourage yourself to get up and exercise.

 

Meditation is another excellent way to look after your mental health and overcome any concerns or worries you may have. Being mindful and practising meditation will help you think more clearly, and manage and combat any negative or negative emotions that arise. There are several lessons available for this, but if you’re not ready for that, try an app. There are numerous free ones that provide mediation sessions as well as advice on how to be peaceful and cheerful.

 

Our lives are constantly hectic. The pandemic may have slowed things down a little, but we’re always busy. We are consuming content online, watching television, going to work, working side jobs, cleaning, and trying to keep up with everything else. Taking time for yourself and stepping back from the hustle and bustle of everyday life is critical.

 

It is time to put you and your health first.

 

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

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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.