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5 Tips to Live a Healthier Life

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 21/10/2015 AJ Agrawal
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Many people come across incidents that open up their eyes to the harsh realities of our world. These may be small incidents like that occasional increase in weight or bigger ones like the death of someone close. Whatever this may be, it still does make us look at our lifestyle in a different way and analyze our own habits to see if we live our life the way it is supposed to be lived. Nowadays our life is filled with unhealthy fast food, incomplete sleep and a reduced number of hours for working out. On an individual basis, none of these may seem that harmful for us to concern ourselves, but when combined together these are the things that lead to people's untimely demise. But don't worry; we are here to make sure that you live a very long and healthy life while also not giving up any of the fun you're used to. So here are a few tips to ensure a happy and healthy lifestyle:
No sleep is no work: Sleep is the basic necessity that the human body needs after food and water. Insufficient sleep will not get any work done. Sleep deprivation which is a common part of our lives nowadays, put humans in a pre-diabetic metabolism, makes people more likely to overweight, increase appetites unnecessarily, decrease our overall productivity, dampens the immune systems and makes people feel more tired, moody, anxious and depressed. If you're facing any of the above problems and are not completing less than 8 hours of sleep, then aim for that. If you cannot sleep for 8 hours straight then attempt to complete 8 hours of sleep in intervals at first. Then slowly shift to sleeping a straight 8 hours at one time as this is the best option.
Know when to stop: Our body sends us signals every time it has reached the peak of its tolerance levels. But it depends on us whether we listen to these signs or not. Drink water when you're thirsty, eat food when you're hungry and stop when the body say's it's full. Sleep when you need to. Do not push yourself to the edge. Take a break once in a while because everyone needs to relax their body after sometime.
There's no harm in acting like a kid every once in a while: Most of the time we are expected to act like adults in our personal and professional lives. While that is true, that does not mean that we have to let the kid hidden in everyone of us die. Bring that kid out every once in a while and you will not regret it. Life does not always have to be serious. To be happy, we must sometimes act immature and have fun without thinking of the circumstances. Because when it comes to having fun, children are way better at it then we are.
If you move toward something, it will move toward you. A famous personality once said: "The moment one definitely commits oneself, and then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred."What he in short said was that whatever thing you desire with enough vigilance, then fate will move that thing towards you too. Don't worry too much about how you're going to get from A to B, just start walking in the direction of your goal or dream. Get started by doing whatever you can, however small, and then do the next thing.
Be content with what you have: We all don't get what we want in our lives. Sometimes we get more than that and sometimes we get less. The point is to be content with whatever we get and no matter what we own we will be happy with it. Constantly striving for things that are not in our reach leads to a constant disappointment. So be happy and don't whine for things that are not within reach. You may get them or you may not, leave that to fate and don't fret about it.

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