Take Charge of your Family’s Holistic Health

Family plays an integral role in the health and wellbeing of an individual. However, many times we leave our health and that of our families to fate instead of being proactive. Many times we say, I will start exercising next year or I will improve my family’s diet when I get the chance or we will spend more time together eventually.

These are all essential elements to making our families happy and healthy so don’t put them off for next year or some time or eventually; start incorporating them into your family’s life now.

Quality Time Together

This is important so that your family’s bonds and relationships are allowed to grow through

Don’t delay take charge of your family’s holistic health today.

sharing activities and memories that can bring people together. Whether this is through prayer, playing sports, watching movies with each other, take the time to do things together. This time is proven to be good for the heart and helps to bring balance to your life by taking you out of the stress of a hectic lifestyle to spend time with your support system.

Healthy Diet

It is nigh impossible to achieve the lofty goal of a healthy self on a diet that is not balanced. Rates of chronic diseases that are linked to diet and lifestyle such as High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure and Diabetes are on the increase. These can be prevented by reducing your high fat, high sugar content and increasing natural and organic elements such as fruits, vegetables and fresh cuts of meat into your family’s diet.

Plan your family’s diets to include more home-cooked meals and less processed and fast foods that while filling are low in nutritional content. This will allow you to ensure your family’s foods have the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients it needs to function correctly and remain healthy,

Exercise

Encouraging your family to be active whether it is through playing sports at school or joining a community sports club or gym has a variety of health benefits for the whole family. By exercising your family is being proactive in their health and wellbeing and taking steps to improve their quality of life.

Firstly, exercise fights against diseases such as high blood pressure and heart disease by keeping the heart muscle strong. Secondly it controls weight and releases the pressure being overweight would have on your heart and joints. Furthermore, regular exercise improves mood and leaves one in a more balanced mental state with boosted memory and ability to sleep.

Freedom of Expression with respect

Allow our families the ability to express and be themselves free from judgement within the family setting. If there is correction to be done, surely this will be done with love and respect. Many of the mental and spiritual imbalances seen our people are due to esteem issues that hamper our happiness and the ability to be our best selves. This is manifested also in physical ailments and harmful activities that we submit ourselves to as we search for validation.

All these elements allow your family to grow spiritually, mentally and physically in a way that is encouraging and healthy for them. We all want our families to be happy and healthy. Let’s not delay working for this goal because family is essential to our own survival.

5 thoughts on “Take Charge of your Family’s Holistic Health

  1. Happy family will be much more better if the members is in a healthy condition.
    Living in one hope and having a healthy life!!,, how I wish to have a healthy family.. :D

    • Agreed … a healthy family is a happy one. Never give up hope about that. Family is essential to our existence and we should be proactive in ensuring that they (and us) are happy and healthy.

  2. I’m a father of two beautiful children and I just wondering how I can protect my self away from those health problem. I want a health family so that I can enjoy bonding with my family.

    • Hey Carl, It is important to maintain a balanced diet (Including Organic Fresh Vegetables, Fruits and Lean Cuts of Meat), and exercise to keep a healthy body and mind while also spending time with your family just bonding is great for your emotional and spiritual health. Make sure to de-stress whether through exercise and other leisure activities to relax the mind and keep the body fit and healthy. Start small maybe exercising 2-3 times a week for 15-30 and increase as time goes on and you build capacity. Start by including more salads with your meals and build.

      Glad to hear you are interested in improving your health for the sake of your family :)

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