Take Care Of Your Mental And Physical Health

People who are successful in life know that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is largely dependent upon personal effort to take care of your body and mind.

Even though most of us have good intentions and truly want to take care of ourselves by eating right and exercising regularly, many of us fail to make the necessary changes to realize our good intentions. The human mind and body is connected. Therefore, taking care of your physical health also has impact on your mood and mental health.

When we are not in tune with our mental self we may miss the signals our body is constantly sending to us.

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It’s really not difficult to treat your body right, all you have to do is adhere to the basic principles of human life. Our genetic code has not changed much at all in the last 40 000 years. The code basically requires us to consume fresh healthy food, do physical activity and participate in life in the community where you live. This is a relatively simple lifestyle, but in the most part, it is not reflected in the world today.

The basis for good health are: adequate sleep and rest, nutrient-rich diet, physical activity and spending a little bit of time outdoors every day.

Keep in mind that your diet should have an adequate amount of essential minerals and nutrients. Magnesium, which is what regulates the nervous system is one of the important components of the diet.

Health experts have stated that the most difficult thing for most people is getting the right amount of sleep and rest. According to one expert, many men and women are good at doing several things at the same time, but do not do so well in doing nothing. He recommends spending 15 minutes a day to relax. Along with that persons should eat better and exercise more ti take better care of themselves.

Great Cerebral Palsy infographic addressing diagnosis, statistics and treatment. Provided by Dr. Iona Novak of the CP Alliance of Australia & one of our esteemed Medical Advisory Board members in honor of World CP day.

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Advanced brain imaging research by Kennedy Krieger and Johns Hopkins (funded in part by Reaching for the Stars), shows new neuroplasticity possibilities.

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