Health and contentedness follow not merely from a good diet and exercise, but also from simple everyday habits that draw a good body image and calm mental state. Here are some simple daily habits that if you incorporate in your lifestyle, may well lead to sweeping, positive changes to your life:
Meditation and breathing
The benefits of meditation are widely touted by the spiritual, but meditation need not have religious connotations, and can be just as simply employed for its ability to heal and remove stress. Deep breathing has a calming effect on your body, helps memory and concentration and improves the circulation of oxygen to your organs, making it a remarkably uncomplicated and healthful habit.
Engaging in sport or recreational activities stimulates your mind, relieves stress, and might give you the requisite exercise you need without the need to force yourself into it, all for the simple fact that it gives you pleasure. Make sure you engage in at least one or two recreational activities or hobbies to keep yourself busy and happy.
Regular grooming, over time, becomes almost ritualistic and a means to maintain a good body image for your own self. Also, it has health benefits, as in the case of regularly flossing to avoid gum disease, or brushing your skin to expel dead skin tissue, removing excess oil and improve circulation.
A healthy diet and good exercise are indispensable to maintain good health in the long-term. However, incorporating this simple, pleasurable habits in your daily lifestyle makes the road much easier, while also improving the quality of life.