Is Wellness a Choice? – Tips to stay healthy and young…
Wellness-important choice. How is wellness important to us. Let’s discover the secrets of total wellness and help ourselves with the right choice. I’m very happy to share this “little” knowledge with you and hope that it will help you to decide on how to improve your health and wellness. Let’s explore – “Is Wellness a Choice?”
Nowadays, nearly everybody is very concerned about his/her wellness. Not forgetting his/her outlook. Be it handsome, pretty, ugly, fat and so on. Even an already slim person is no exception. What more if she is on the heavy side. Because of this concern, we become very busy looking around outside there on how to lose weight, look great, be healthy, young and vibrant, until we forget to look inside ourselves.
Do we care how we spend our life today? Did we check what we had missed out yesterday? Do we ponder how things can be done better tomorrow? How many of us actually bother to even think of all these? We don’t have the time or we just don’t care!
How To Escape From The Rat Race
As a matter of fact, many of us today are caught in this ‘rat race’ world which often leads to neither one’s happiness nor wellness. It is a disastrous path leading to stress, job burn out, obesity, chronic illnesses and eventually premature death. Therefore, it is very important for us to find ways on how to escape from the rat race.
Although death is inevitable, disability and sickness is preventable. It is very possible for us to live a long, healthy and fulfilled life. This is because, it is we who control the quality of our lives. We make the choice. Thus, with a little effort we can actually live a life full of wellness. Do not be a victim of this ‘mad rat race’ world.
Living Well-Balanced Life
A balanced life can and must be achieved. As a living, growing person, we should not fear the future. Instead, we should embrace it, see it as a time to grow and blossom and to age gracefully, full of energy and good health. Disease and debility can be prevented. Hence, life can be enjoyed.
Does this mean that I am guaranteeing you that you will have a long, comfortable and fulfilled life? Not at all, as this is beyond the power of mere mortals. But at least you can improve your health, life and wellness. You have a choice to live your life – to make it better not worse.
Wellness is something we can make last a lifetime. Even in a bleakest and meaningless circumstances, there is always hope. A sick person can regain his health sooner. Whilst a healthy person will remain happy, vibrant and strong.
Since every human is a unique being, therefore, each person’s genetic, biological and psychological make up must be considered in tailoring an approach to promote the art of wellness.
Today’s widely adopted Healthcare System
System A : Curative Healthcare
Under this system, you will only be given medical treatment after you get sick. Most sadly we already reach an irreversable stage which often resulted in premature death.
System B : Preventive Healthcare
Under this system, a person leads a healthy lifestyle, that is, he doesn’t smoke, overeating or abusing drugs. He goes for periodical medical check up thus allow for early detection and treatment of chronic illnesses. Although this is a much healthier life but eventually it will also be followed by premature death.
System C : Total Wellness Healthcare
The total Wellness Healthcare combines the best of the curative and preventive healthcare system and adds the following elements.
- a) early adoption of healthy lifestyle habits
- b) focus on meditation, peace of mind and faith in God
- c) adopt a positive attitude of life, work, health and energy
- d) emphasizing familial harmony and empathy for others
- e) finding a purpose in life
- f) selflessness – give more, take less
- g) proper rest and relaxation
- h) moderate exercise
- i) proper nutrition
- j) financial freedom
This system treats the mind, soul and body as one with the believe that a healthy body begets a healthy mind and vice-versa. By respecting both the mind and body, you will be lead to a higher level of energy, vitality, self-esteem and productivity. At the same time the level of stress is reduced or better handled, thus increase the body immunity to diseases. Hence improve your wellness.
Besides that, it enhances the ability to self actualise by being more sensitive and creative. Life then takes on a special dimension and purpose. With renewed faith in God, death will no longer be a spectre to be feared, but is seen as part of the cycle of life.
What Will You Do To Improve Your Own Health and Wellness
So, it’s high time that we sit down, take a deep breath, give ourselves the time to analyse which system we are caught-up in. Are we living the healthy life? Do we make the right choice?
If we are already in the Total Wellness Healthcare System, ” CONGRATULATIONS!” If we haven’t, “Don’t Despair!” It’s never too late to change and it’s still “Better Late Than Never!”
Together, let us make an affirmation that “Wellness is a Choice!”
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