1. Set healthy goals and intentions.
Be realistic and honest with yourself, lifestyle and your success in achieving your set goals for 2022.
2. Move and like moving your body
Do what body movements you enjoy and enjoy doing them. If you like dancing, going to the gym, biking, jogging, walking, & engaging in sports, do it! Like doing physical activity and extending your life 7 minutes every time you exercise. Did you know that the primary role of exercise in weight loss is the prevention of cellular atrophy or death? Burning calories during exercise is not the only weight management feature of exercise it would be impossible to exercise to keep your weight under control. Being an active person and performing regular exercise using the entirety of the musculature system loses an average of 2-3% of cells every decade. A sedentary person loses an average of 7-8% of muscle mass every decade. Like moving your body!
3. Eat organic plant based whole foods.
Keep a clear head and healthy choices when it comes to food consumption. You can't exercise away a bad diet!! Watch Forks over Knives on Netflix.
4. Listen to your body.
Pay attention to the subtle signals of your body. Resonate with what you know the truth of within – such as knowing the body needs to eat nutritional foods and move to be healthy. Body awareness and being in your body is an important aspect of health and wellness. Once you start moving regularly, your body will signal you when you stop!
Stretching exercises have powerful stress-busting abilities. Stretching your muscles soon after waking up can help jump-start the mind and body. Stretching loosens tight muscles helping your muscles to relax, increase blood flow, improve posture & flexibility, enhance stamina, reduce injury and soreness, improve athletic performance, & increase energy levels. It also encourages the release of endorphins, providing a sense of tranquility. Stretching before bed can give you a more comfortable sleeping experience. Stretching and moving your muscles keeps the 90% of mitochondria which are the fat burning furnaces alive. As a result, this physical activity increases telomerase and protects telomeres and prevents mitochondria loss and stops cell death, lengthens your lifespan and improves your quality of life as you grow older. Experts believe that only 30% of our longevity is determined by genes.
6. Quiet time.
Each day spend quiet time and connect with the inner, deeper you. This is one of the simplest and most effective things you can do to alleviate stress, rebalance and recharge your health and well-being. Listen to the quiet voice within & what you know in your heart. Balance each day with silence and solitude. Get rest, relaxation and good sleep every day
7. Get out of your own way!
There are always stories, reasons and excuses to not do what you know you need to do! Follow your knowing and inner guidance. You know what to do just do it!
8. Loving and healthy relationships.
Human beings are innately designed to be social. Your physical and emotional health is directly related to how social you are and the quality of your relationships. Enjoy loving connections to family and friends and bonding with others in healthy ways which contributes to a healthy you. Let go of the past and 2021 and be new and fresh in 2022!!!