5 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Your Body

There is no doubt that your body goes through a lot during your lifetime. And now that people are living longer than ever before, it is so important that you get into good habits that allow you to enjoy your health for as long as possible. Though there are a million ways that you can be kinder to your body, here are just a few that can be very beneficial.

Meditate

She is meditating outside

Meditation can have significant health benefits for your body. This woman is finding out! Pexels, CC0 License.

For people who have never tried meditation before, it may seem like a passing new-age fad. But the truth is that meditation can have some serious health benefits if it is practiced on a regular basis. Just 10 to 20 minutes a day to yourself can seriously help to reduce the impact of stress on your body, which we all know can be extremely detrimental.

Not only this, meditation has also been linked with reduced stress, lower blood pressure and improved cardiovascular function. And best of all, it is something that you can do from the comfort of your own home totally for free.

Start Your Day Off Right

Rather than starting your day off with your usual cup of coffee, why not try drinking tea instead? There is a growing body of research demonstrating the benefits of enjoying green tea rather than your usual cup of joe.

Just some of the health-boosting benefits include improving your metabolism, lowering blood pressure, boosting immunity and acting as an anti-inflammatory agent. Also, you should enjoy your first glass of water of the day, starting off a pattern that carries you all the way through to bedtime.

Get the Nutrients You Need

There are a whole range of nutrients that help our bodies to function well. Of course, a lot of these can be found by enjoying a balanced diet. Otherwise, taking some supplements like Finiti which contains fruit and vegetable extracts can give you the boost you need.

Another item which has been shown to be effective is probiotics. These help with digestion and are generally good for your immunity.

Develop a Good Skincare Routine

Considering your skin is your largest organ, some people simply don’t take care of it in the best way that they should. Applying sunscreen on a daily basis should be a habit that you get into and you should also be selective about the type of products you use.

A good moisturizing routine helps you to stay looking younger for longer so it is not something that you want to be missing out on.

Get the Sleep Your Body Craves

Getting enought sleep is essential to a healthy body.

This woman’s so busy… She is finally getting the sleep her body craves. Pexels, CC0 License.

There is no doubt that we are all living busier lives than ever before and that means that sleep is something that people think they can sacrifice. Even the exercise you are doing won’t be as effective unless you are getting your seven to eight hours to back it up.

Remember, both your physical and mental well being suffer unless you are taking the time to properly rejuvenate your body. Β 

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36 thoughts on “5 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Your Body

  1. We especially need to tell young people to care for their skin – it’s often something people only think of as they get older, but the best protection is early protection!

  2. Great tips CB… I would find hard to drink tea instead of coffee when I wake up… but can easily switch to tea afterwards. Right on as to skin care and meditation. There are natural, effective ways to stay younger in body & mind, donΒ΄t you think?. As to meditation, I have heard about a technique which is quite odd. To leave your mind completely empty of any thoughts.- Instead of listening to natural sounds (such as birds chirping or waves) this method recommends to listen to white noise… I had no idea what it was until I searched it on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh2wfKjrb5g (it sounds a bit like rain… they say this “noise” helps develop optimum concentration ( o_O )
    Love & best wishes!. Happy week, hun xx

    • Hi Aqui, I like coffee too ~ It’s all about moderation, really. I enjoyed that video share and yes I’ve had some experience with white noise as a sleeping aid – I gave a white noise machine to a family member as a present when they were having trouble falling asleep. Love your visit here and support πŸ™‚ Have a great day!!

  3. Wonderful post, Christy – great tips (and links even in the comments). I’m glad to see the recommendation for probiotics – and SLEEP! (I just went back to link your Insomnia article to my sleep Awareness post today, btw)

    Thanks to John for reblogging, too, or I would have missed this.
    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD/EFD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to educate a world!”

  4. A great post, full of good advice and I’m happy I can tick at least a couple of these! The others are all good intentions, alas! I love the photo of the girl on the tree limb but am worried about the book falling in the water! πŸ˜ƒ

  5. Great post! I enjoyed reading what you have to share about maintaining a healthy self. I can definitely say that meditation and a good skin care routine are great practices πŸ™‚

  6. Great post! This is all so important and so many of us are guilty of taking for granted the little things that can go a long way with our health. I recently just started studying how important your gut health or flora are for your whole body. I currently started drinking apple cider vinegar everyday for it’s many benefits, minus the taste. I actually have been making many changes with skincare, diet, and my household items to change what I am allowing in and around my body and my family’s bodies. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Hmmmm…ok here goes…
    Meditate….?
    Drink…tea,not a fan but will drink it if offered..coffee all the way 😡
    Food…i eat…fruit is a bonus….
    Skincare…i have good skin πŸ˜’..occasionally use a men’s face cream when my feels like a piece of dried walrus skin ( no offence to walrus’s) ….πŸ˜†
    Sleep….who mentioned sleep!? Bahahahah πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚….
    I had to put the emoji’s in or it’ll make me look like a sourpuss…i am smiling as I write this…
    Christy forgive my humour 😌
    ps…good post,maybe it’s time to change…

      • Yep,true….whiskey is drunk in moderation,no wait, I didn’t mention whiskey in my post!!?!? Oops πŸ˜‚
        Change will be getting back on my bike…

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