Simple tips to keep mind and body balanced

  1. Herbs & spices: Use more herbs and spices in your cooking to reap their antioxidant and immunity-boosting benefits.
  2. Ginger: Eat a slice of fresh ginger before meals to balance blood flow and aid digestion.
  3. Fennel seeds: Chew fennel seeds after meals to freshen breath and encourage good digestion.
  4. Aromapatherapy: Discover the healing power of aromatherapy. Diffuse essential oils of peppermint, lemongrass and rosemary to enhance mental clarity. Harness the relaxing properties of rose, jasmine and lavender to invite calm into your mind and heart.
  5. Oil massage: Take five minutes before your daily shower to give your body a warm oil massage. An excellent way to improve blood circulation, nourish skin, and calm the mind.
  6. Those nuts !: Eat a handful of nuts every day.
  7. Get enough sleep: Go to bed before 10 p.m. Sleep is regenerative for your body. Adequate and restful sleep is one of the pillars of good health.
  8. Drink water: Sip plenty of warm water throughout the day to keep your digestion smooth.
  9. Practice moderation: This simply means try to practice moderation in everything. Too much food, sleep, Internet surfing, stress, exercise and emotional attachment can be dangerous for health.
  10. Exercise – Find an exercise  you enjoy and start doing it regularly.
  11. Be grateful – Stop to think about the things you have going for you and appreciate them.
  12. Breathe deeply – Whenever you think about it stop and take a deep breath. Over time this will become a healthy habit.
  13. Install a shower filter – Chlorine is a poison. You don’t want to inhale it or absorb it through your skin while showering.
  14. Ground yourself – Literally. Plant your bare feet on the earth as often as possible.
  15. Eat organic – Chemicals are killing pests on the crops. They are not good for you either.
  16. Do more yoga – Great for the body and mind. MindBodyGreen readers know the importance of this.
  17. Smile & laugh more – It feels great as they say “laughter is the best medicine”
  18. Spend more time with loved ones – In our busy lives we need to make time for the people who matter to us most.
  19. Live your passion – Do more of what you love.
  20. Meditate – Set some time aside each day to rest your mind.
  21. Get outdoors more – Go for a hike and enjoy nature

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Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: September 3, 2015

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