Ce diaporama a bien été signalé.
Le téléchargement de votre SlideShare est en cours. ×

Seven Secrets of Health and Happiness

Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Seven Secrets of
Health &
Happiness
plentywell.com


!
!
!
Introduction to The
Seven Secrets
!
!
!
Is health closely tied to happiness?
As a child, I used to hear this saying quite often “Health is
Wealth”. I didn’t rea...
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Publicité
Prochain SlideShare
12 habits
12 habits
Chargement dans…3
×

Consultez-les par la suite

1 sur 31 Publicité

Seven Secrets of Health and Happiness

Télécharger pour lire hors ligne

Never before in the human history, have we become so sick. Our health is at stake because we moved away from natural living. In this short guide, we explore the secrets that our ancestors knew to live healthy and a happy life. Unless we embrace a natural lifestyle, our well-being will remain a big question mark.

Never before in the human history, have we become so sick. Our health is at stake because we moved away from natural living. In this short guide, we explore the secrets that our ancestors knew to live healthy and a happy life. Unless we embrace a natural lifestyle, our well-being will remain a big question mark.

Publicité
Publicité

Plus De Contenu Connexe

Diaporamas pour vous (20)

Les utilisateurs ont également aimé (20)

Publicité

Similaire à Seven Secrets of Health and Happiness (20)

Plus récents (20)

Publicité

Seven Secrets of Health and Happiness

  1. 1. Seven Secrets of Health & Happiness plentywell.com 

  2. 2. ! ! ! Introduction to The Seven Secrets ! !
  3. 3. ! Is health closely tied to happiness? As a child, I used to hear this saying quite often “Health is Wealth”. I didn’t realize the real meaning of this quote until mid 30’s. At 35, I had a severe lower back pain and my body screamed for help. It needed much more than a cure. A new journey begins In search for a cure, I discovered new ways of living. These ideas were centuries old, but they rarely get enough attention in our modern “quick fix” world. Thanks to the natural ways, my back pain is fully recovered. Today, I enjoy a healthy and energetic life.
  4. 4. Quite surprisingly, these were simple things that doesn’t cost a lot of money. All it demands is a way of life which is in sync with nature. The nature within us and the nature outside of us. I've summarized these natural ways in the form of 7 simple habits. Let’s begin the journey. ! ! ! !
  5. 5. ! ! ! ! #1. Eat Simple !
  6. 6. You don’t have to eat less, you have to eat right. ! We are the product of what we eat In a world full of processed food, genetically modified food and junk food, it’s no surprise that we are falling sicker than ever before. Processed foods have little nutrition value and contains ingredients comprising of harmful substances. Genetically modified food is associated with cancer. Let food be the medicine Nature has blessed us with amazing food that doubles up as medicine.
  7. 7. • Lemons act as detoxifiers and burn down toxins generated by burning down undigested fat and increases your body's ability to digest. • Tomato contains carnitine, which increases your body's fat burning process. • Grapefruit is renowned for its weight reduction abilities. • Green tea is considered a great oxidizer and promotes metabolism. Action Step 1. Make a list of disease-causing foods that you eat daily and commit yourself not to eat them. Tell at least one friend or family member that you have stopped eating junk/processed/GMO food. 2. Visit World's healthiest food website and look for 5 healthy recipes you can cook easily. 3. Gradually, start replacing disease causing food with healthy food in your daily meals. ! ! ! !
  8. 8. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! #2. Breathe !
  9. 9. When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. ! Breathing is one of the basic human functions and yet it’s the most powerful force that keeps us alive. When we focus on breath, we are at the source of our life. Breathing is at the source of all powers in human beings Breathing connects our mind with the body. It helps us being in the rhythm of life. When our breathing isn’t rhythmic, we fall apart.
  10. 10. For instance, when we are angry, our breathing is faster. When we are sad or unhappy, our breathing is abnormally short. When our breathing is slow and long, we feel relaxed. The breath that you just took, is a gift - Robert Bell Take time a few minutes everyday to focus on your breath. You’ll immediately experience a new state of aliveness and energy. Action step 1. Pay attention to your breathing. Notice the air that goes in and comes out. 2. Visit www.calm.com and start a 5 minutes guided meditation. Experience the wonderful gift of breathing. Do it everyday, at least once. !
  11. 11. ! ! ! ! #3. Acknowledge Yourself !
  12. 12. Did you acknowledge yourself today? ! Most of us under-appreciate the minor things we accomplish everyday. Let alone major achievements. Think about it. What was the last time you acknowledged yourself? Take time out to pat your back for every big and small thing you have achieved in life. At the same time, acknowledge failures. A lot of people do not acknowledge their failures the same as their
  13. 13. success. Acknowledgement has both sides. When you acknowledge your past mistakes and failures, you drop the baggage of past. You let go the negative energy in doing so. Acknowledgement is a powerful positive energy that helps create a new future. People like to be around those who have healthy self esteem. Action step 1. Take pen and paper write your past successes and failures on it. 2. Acknowledge your successes. Appreciate yourself for the great work you did. 3. Acknowledge your failures. Write down any negative or self- defeating conversation that arises while writing failures. Instead of judging yourself, see them as unique opportunities to grow and learn. 4. Set aside at least one hour every week to acknowledge your successes and failures. Share it with your close friend or family. You will feel lighter and happier the every before. ! ! !
  14. 14. ! ! ! #4. Keep Moving ! !
  15. 15. Happiness walks on busy feet ! Day by day, our lifestyle is getting sedentary. Modern means of transportation and technology allows us do most things from the comfort of our desks. The increased convenience has made us lazier and vulnerable to disease than ever before. Keep moving at work Sitting on chair for prolonged hours can cause serious musculoskeletal disorders. Avoid sitting on chair continuously. Every hour, stand up from your chair and walk for a few minutes. This will allow for free circulation of blood and relaxing of muscles and joints. !
  16. 16. Walk at least 30 minutes everyday Popular research has shown that the benefits of walking and moderate physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day can help you: • Reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. • Improve blood pressure and blood sugar levels. • Improve blood lipid profile. • Maintain body weight and lower the risk of obesity. • Enhance mental well being. Walking is low impact, requires minimal equipment, can be done at any time of day and can be performed at your own pace. You can get out and walk without worrying about the risks associated with some more vigorous forms of exercise. It’s also a great form of physical activity for people who are overweight, elderly or who haven’t exercised in a long time. Action Step It can be hard to start walking alone. Find a walking partner you can walk with everyday. Schedule a time in the morning or evening and choose a location to go for a walk. Here are some more ways to start walking in your daily routine: 1. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. 2. Get off public transport one stop earlier and walk to work or home. 3. Do housework like vacuuming. 4. Walk (don’t drive) to the local shops.
  17. 17. 5. Walk the dog (or your neighbor’s dog).

  18. 18. ! ! ! ! #5. Unwind !
  19. 19. Energy is your fuel, recover it ! Constantly ringing cellphones, social media updates and emails have increased mental activity. That means, our brain remains in a state of alert all the time. Working too much or too hard completely shatters your productivity because doing so robs you of two of your most valuable resources: your time, and your energy. What happens when you remain too busy and throw too much energy at work? You burn out.
  20. 20. Think of energy as the fuel you burn throughout the day to get work done. When you throw more energy at your work without taking the time to recharge or nurture your energy levels along the way—like by exercising, taking breaks, eating well, or investing in effective stress relief strategies—you’re going to run out of fuel and burn out. Action Step Turn off technology. Unwind yourself by doing physical activity. Listen to music, play your favorite instrument or play with your kid. Take a brisk walk to nearby woods or cook a meal. At least once a day, go outside for a quick walk, eat lunch in a park. Rather than eating as you work, find a natural view to eat with. Do whatever you truly love and enjoy doing. Your body will relax and rejuvenate, ready with more energy. ! !
  21. 21. ! ! ! ! #6. Listen to Yourself !
  22. 22. No one is more vulnerable than the person who lacks self-awareness ! Are you too busy to listen to yourself? You can read every productivity tip out there , you can adapt the routines of geniuses , and you can eat up every piece of self-help that comes across the computer screen, but it's completely pointless if you don't know yourself well enough to put the correct advice into practice. And knowing yourself begins with observing your emotions. Observe your emotions
  23. 23. Your emotions act as a guide, letting you know if you're on the right track or not. If you're too stressed and busy to listen to your emotions, you might find yourself in a state of unhappiness that could have been avoided. The more you pay attention to your emotions and how you work, the better you'll understand why you do the things you do. The more you know about your own habits, the easier it is to improve on those habits. In most cases, this takes a little experimentation. Action step Spend time in self-reflection. Observe your emotions and notice thoughts that cause them. Be brutally honest with yourself. Free up your emotional energy by talking to someone or writing it down on a piece of paper. ! ! ! ! !
  24. 24. ! ! ! #7. Enjoy Outdoors ! !
  25. 25. The human spirit needs places where nature has not be re-arranged by the hand of man ! Most adults are confined to the settings of a gym or on the treadmill at home to remain physically active. Indoor living has long been associated with being sedentary, particularly for children. According to some surveys, American children spend an average of 6+ hours a day with electronic media (video games, television, and so on), time that is spent mainly indoors and sitting down. Not getting outdoors often is a driving force for what we refer to as “cabin fever”, and even the “rainy day blues.” Staying in the
  26. 26. confinement of homes and offices is the reason behind depression, which results in many chronic ailments. Get out of the door, everyday Outdoor living increases physical activity. It is human nature to become more active when outside because there is so much to see, and experience in nature. According to an article published by the Harvard Health Letter, the simple act of spending time outdoors is loaded with mental and physical benefits. Getting outside and enjoying the sun is one of the best ways to treat conditions like Seasonal Affective Disorder. Being exposed to sunlight begins a process that leads to the creation and activation of vitamin D. Vitamin D helps fight certain conditions, including Osteoporosis, Cancer, depression and heart attacks. Sunlight can help elevate your mood. Outdoor physical activity can relax and cheer you up, bringing more smiles and laughter. Action step Make time to swim in the ocean, walk in the rainforest, go for a hike in the country or simply sit in silence on a sunny patch of grass on your weekend. 

  27. 27. ! ! ! ! Let’s Summarize ! !
  28. 28. Health is a combination of how you feel inside your body and what you think inside your mind. Physical health and emotional well-being are the two pillars of happiness. Let’s summarize the seven secrets of health and happiness: 1. Eat Simple - Eating simple doesn’t cost you money. It’s about being conscious about what we eat and replacing it with right food choices. 2. Breath - Breathing connects our mind with the body. Deep breathing brings instant relaxation and rejuvenation. Use guided meditation such as calm.com to develop a habit of deep breathing.
  29. 29. 3. Acknowledge yourself - Recognize your successes and acknowledge them. Look at your failures and acknowledge them as valuable lessons. Acknowledgement helps unload the baggage of past and create a strong self-esteem. 4. Keep Moving - Popular research has shown that the benefits of walking for at least 30 minutes a day can prevent many chronic conditions. It increases energy, keeps your heart healthy and elevates mental well being. 5. Unwind - When you throw more energy at your work without taking the time to recharge or nurture your energy levels along the way—like by exercising, taking breaks, eating well, or investing in effective stress relief strategies—you’re going to run out of fuel and burn out. 6. Listen to yourself - The more you pay attention to your emotions and how you work, the better you'll understand why you do the things you do. The more you know about your own habits, the easier it is to improve on those habits. 7. Enjoy outdoors - The simple act of spending time outdoors is loaded with loads of mental and physical benefits. Outdoor physical activity can relax and cheer you up, bringing more smiles and laughter. ! ! ! !
  30. 30. Conclusion Buying health products or taking pills isn’t going to help you in the long run. Imbibing simple lifestyle changes is all you need to bring a lasting difference to your health and happiness. The best way to implement these ideas is to take baby step. - one day at a time. Take one idea a day and implement it in small way. Gradually, you’ll start building a solid foundation of health, longevity and happiness. !
  31. 31. This Guide is brought to you by: PlentyWell.com ! ! Using modern research and ancient science of healing, PlentyWell brings you the natural way of living to change the way we heal, feel and move. ! ! ! PlentyWell.con ! ! ! ! ! ! For more advice on natural living, visit www.plentywell.com

×