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Olivia Pandora Stokes
Noodle Expert Member

May 26, 2020

Tips To Keep You Healthy

I think it’s easy for younger people (myself included) to feel like our health will take care of itself. And while it’s true some young people are healthier, it’s never too early to establish good habits for your physical and mental health. These small steps will improve your well being and give your clarity when it comes to your professional life.

If you have more major questions or changes in your health, a great first place to go is your doctor. As we enter adulthood, we will have different concerns. This is a time when people begin researching about doctors, so they can find someone they’re comfortable with. It’s important that you feel comfortable with the doctor that you chose. It’s also essential you feel like your doctor listens to your concerns. It may be smart to ask friends and family, to see if they have any doctors they would recommend.

Beyond regular doctor visits, there are other things you can do to benefit your overall health. One way to improve your health is to look at your lifestyle. Sleep is an easy place to consider first. On average, most people should at least be getting 7-8 hours of sleep per night. This helps your body re-energize itself for the next day. The quality of your sleep also impacts your body. If you have issues while sleeping you may also want to speak to your doctor about that. Being able to wake up refreshed will help your memory and ability to brainstorm creative solutions.

Another aspect of our life to look at is the amount of activity we get. Before you make any big changes with your fitness routine its a good idea to have a conversation with your doctor. Staying active can be more difficult for some people because they have desk jobs, while others have jobs that are more physically demanding. Small changes like going for walks with loved ones or stretching in the morning. There are different fitness routines you can try. Even during the pandemic, you can find workout instructors and online resources to refer to. When it comes to fitness, I think it’s best to experiment until you find something you like. Some people love to go hiking, while others like to dance or weight lift. A consistent workout routine can have a positive impact on both your physical and mental health. It can also be a nice time to reflect on your day or maybe even get out some frustration.

Once you begin making changes to better your health, you’ll see other benefits in different parts of your life. Staying up to date with your physical and mental health will help you make decisions that fit your needs. A healthy lifestyle will also boost your creativity and put you in the right frame of mind at work. These changes don’t have to be drastic or happen all at the same time. One goal at a time can also be your path to great results.

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