The Golden Rules of Healthy Living

While it might not be on top of everyone’s mind, staying healthy is important to a lot of people. Many of us women want to live as long as possible or at least be healthy enough to enjoy life to the fullest while we’re alive. And even if you sometimes struggle to care about your own health, you certainly care about how healthy your kids are. Life can get busy, so concentrating on keeping yourself and your family happy can sometimes be difficult. There are a few key elements you should focus on to make things a little easier. They’re mostly things you can weave into your everyday life.

Healthy diet is important, as many women know

Healthy eating. Are you on board? Pexels, CC0 License.

A Healthy Diet

Ask any woman how to stay healthy, and many will say that a healthy diet is a huge part of it. It’s not just about whether you’re eating foods that have the “wrong” things in them, but whether you’re getting enough of the right things. You need to ensure you have a balanced diet with the essential nutrients. You should be getting enough protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, and more.

However, you don’t have to spend all your time trying to perfectly balance your diet. Keep it varied and try new things, and you’re likely to get all the nutrients you need without really thinking about it.

Regular Exercise

Exercise is the other main element to staying fit and healthy. People often have very different ideas about exercising. Some women love to do it as much as possible, while others try not to ever willingly work up a sweat. It can be hard to get over the feelings about exercise that school gave you, but it is possible to do as an adult. And if you have kids, you can help them feel more positive about it too.

Exercise doesn’t have to be a goal in itself. You can do lots of things that help to keep you fit but are also fun things to do or just part of your day. Walking to work or going on a family bike ride are two examples.

Getting the right healthcare

An important part of healthy living is good medical care. Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain.

The Right Medical Care

Medical care is also a vital part of looking after your health, and it’s not exactly something you can do yourself. While you can learn a little first aid, you need medical experts to look after your whole body.

An important part of getting the right healthcare is to have the best insurance for your family. The different health plans at GoBear can show you some of the elements you can compare. You need to consider what your insurance covers and which services it allows you to use.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Eating right and exercising aren’t the only healthy choices for a woman to consider. It’s also important to think about your approach to things like smoking, drinking, or even looking both ways before you cross the street. The choices you make can have an effect on how healthy you are, and how safe you are too.

You can easily make these key elements of being healthy an everyday part of your life. You’ll hardly need to think about them soon.


Guest Blogging on Compassion

Hi everyone! I’m over visiting with Barbara Franken today to talk about compassion. What does it mean to me and how does it relate to blogging? All that and more is up for discussion over at Barabara’s site Me, My Magnificent Self┬áin the guest post.

Thank you to all who read and comment on the post there. I encourage you to follow Barbara’s site too as it is quite uplifting.

Also, I am grateful for the growing readership here at When Women Inspire. And the manuscript for my third book, which will be a collection of short stories, is coming along well. Being able to write for a living is truly a dream come true. And I couldn’t do it without the support around me, which includes each of you. Hugs.