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"10 Essential Physical Self-Care Practices for a Healthier, Happier You"

Updated: Apr 22



Here's a checklist you can use to gauge your healthy lifestyle:


  1. Regular Exercise: Are you engaging in physical activity most days of the week? It doesn't have to be intense; even moderate exercise like walking counts.

  2. Balanced Diet: Are you eating a variety of nutritious foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and healthy fats?

  3. Adequate Hydration: Are you drinking enough water throughout the day to stay hydrated?

  4. Sufficient Sleep: Are you getting enough sleep each night? Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep for adults.

  5. Stress Management: Do you have strategies in place to manage stress effectively? This could include relaxation techniques, mindfulness, or hobbies you enjoy.

  6. Regular Health Check-ups: Are you scheduling regular check-ups with your healthcare provider for preventive care and screenings?

  7. Limiting Harmful Substances: Are you avoiding or limiting harmful substances like tobacco, excessive alcohol, and recreational drugs?

  8. Safe Practices: Are you taking precautions to stay safe during physical activities, such as wearing protective gear when necessary?

  9. Positive Social Connections: Are you maintaining positive relationships with friends, family, or a support network?

  10. Listening to Your Body: Are you attuned to your body's signals and adjusting your lifestyle accordingly? It's important to rest when needed and seek medical attention for any concerning symptoms.

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