Healthy Bodies

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Following is an excerpt from my article “Taking Care of Our Bodies” taken from my book: Faithfully Yours – A Collection of Inspiring Truths About Life, Love, Inner Peace & Joy:

Just imagine for a moment what life would be like if each individual on earth was allowed to own just one automobile per lifetime. Do you think you would be more motivated to take better care of your vehicle—getting routine tune-ups and oil changes, rotating tires, keeping it clean, and so forth? Some of us might have a very different attitude about it altogether. We might take our responsibility to care for it more seriously. And we would most likely appreciate and cherish it much more.

healthy bodiesOne Body, One Life

Fortunately, most of us are not limited to owning just one vehicle per lifetime so we don’t have to be overly concerned with proper maintenance and care. But, how about our bodies? We can’t trade them in for another model. And some parts can’t be replaced. When something goes wrong we do what we can to fix it. We own it for life. And it’s up to us to take proper care of what we have. The truth is, however, many people neglect proper nutrition and diet. They don’t exercise consistently. And they don’t make relaxation a priority. So their bodies get run down. They become more susceptible to illness. They get tired and end up having to work harder to keep themselves going.
Most would agree that they could do a better job in taking care of themselves. Oftentimes they know what needs to be done. There is a lot we can do to be our best—to look our best and to feel our best, to have healthy bodies. When we take steps to take care of ourselves physically it also affects our mental and emotional well-being. Our body and mind works together. Our energy is increased as we make positive changes in improving our health. And our attitude and self-esteem is improved as we like the changes we see and feel. So what is it that keeps people from taking better care of their bodies? ….

Excerpt taken from Faithfully Yours – A Collection of Inspiring Truths About Life, Love, Inner Peace & Joy

Take care of yourself. Good health is everyone’s major source of wealth. Without it, happiness is almost impossible. ~Author Unknown

Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

 

Today’s post is written by Krystal Kuehn, author of Faithfully Yours – A Collection of Inspiring Truths About Life, Love, Inner Peace & Joy.  Krystal is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, teacher, musician and songwriter. Krystal specializes in helping people live their best life now, reach their full potential, overcome barriers, heal from their past, & develop a happiness lifestyle. Her inspirational and empowering approach has been helping people all over the world for over 20 years. Her books, articles, poetry, and songs have been published locally and internationally. Krystal has a passion for encouraging others. She believes everyone has untapped potential for greatness, and everyone can live a life of fulfillment and true happiness.

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Take Care of Your Body

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Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. ~ Jim Rohn

We all have just one body per lifetime. Our daily care of it affects our health, appearance, energy and strength, etc. Following are a few things you can do every day take care of your body and stay healthy:

• Exercise and stretch
• Drink plenty of water
• Eat healthy foods
• Get plenty of vitamins, probiotics, and antioxidants in your diet
• Breathe deeply and relax
• Get a good night of sleep
• Be moderate in consuming sugars and/or desserts
• Avoid unhealthy habits that can harm your body

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Inspirational Bible Verses and Quotes

I appeal to you therefore brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. (Romans 12:1)

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going to work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. (Romans 12:1, MSG)

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not. ~George Bernard Shaw

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. ~World Health Organization, 1948

Today’s post is written by Krystal Kuehn, author of 10 Keys to Happy & Loving Relationships. Krystal is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, teacher, musician and songwriter. Krystal specializes in helping people live their best life now, reach their full potential, overcome barriers, heal from their past, & develop a happiness lifestyle. Her inspirational and empowering approach has been helping people all over the world for over 20 years. Her books, articles, poetry, and songs have been published locally and internationally. Krystal has a passion for encouraging others. She believes everyone has untapped potential for greatness, and everyone can live a life of fulfillment and true happiness.

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