A healthy life isn’t just being without diseases but an alignment of the mind, body, and social well-being. To manifest a healthy life, we need to tap into the vibe of positive affirmation and the daily practice of a healthy lifestyle. Instead of focusing on weight or exercising, we must focus on our healthy life as a whole.
One first step to manifesting a healthy life is to focus on yourself. Many times, we treat the needs of others or our jobs as a priority and ignore our physical and mental health, and Self-neglect is what causes a lack of well-being. Take time daily to meditate, prepare healthy foods, and move your body.
A second step is to be your cheerleader by knowing your reasons for wanting a healthy life. According to research, individuals who practice a healthy lifestyle are less likely to display symptoms of depression and have slower declines in cognitive function and social interactions. Make it a daily practice to choose healthy living by incorporating options that are good for your mind, body, and well-being.
A third step is to take small steps. If you want something to last, such as your healthy lifestyle, you can’t rush into getting it. This rushing is where many people get stressed out and quit and return to unhealthy habits. Small, planned steps will allow you to evaluate if your new practices are working and, at the same time, are enjoyable, allowing you to modify them and keep on with the journey. Remember, real wealth is the health of the mind, body, and social well-being.
Josephina Encarnacion, MBA, MS
Business Coach and Educator