Feeling better about yourself, your situation in life and how to cope with the challenges of everyday living requires a holistic approach. This machine that we call our body enterprises of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. An anomaly in any aspect of human life results in skewed emotional and mental state. Follow these important tips to put your physical, mental and emotional state in balance.
Health & fitness
The primary requirement for feeling better about yourself is to have a healthy body free of diseases. It should be able to perform at its optimum best and should be able to handle the lies and tears of modern living. If you neglect the well being of your body and health, it can take a heavy toll on your time and finances and may also affect your relationships. Watch your weight; be careful about what you eat and exercise regularly to avoid any health complications from arising in the first place. A body riddled with health issues and constant visits to hospitals and clinics is not a very appealing way to live life.
When you take care of your body, it in turn takes care of you. A well toned body, healthy lifestyle, and eating habits will make you feel much better. Follow any exercise routine which suits you and keep at it regularly, making it a daily ritual. Eat healthy foods and consume alcohol and spirits in moderation. Kick any addiction like smoking or recreational drugs to give your body a chance to recoup from the damage already done. Get help from a personal trainer who can design your workout routine taking into consideration your physical type and medical history. Try not to snack in between meals and stay away from junk and processed foods as much as possible.
Foods like fries, burgers and fizzy drinks carry all type of health risks like obesity, heart disease and even cancer. When you eat healthy and exercise religiously, it will start showing and you will feel much better about yourself.
Healthy state of mind
The mind and brain is the seat of human consciousness and intelligence. In order to be healthy and to boost self esteem, you must take care of your mind just as much as your body. Do not let your mind slip into a hazy oblivion. Sharpen your alertness, observation power, power of concentration and awareness by doing mental exercises. Meditation and brain games are very important to prime your mind to face any challenges related to work and life with confidence.
Human beings are bundles of emotions and people feel great when they have high self esteem, positive thoughts and fulfilling relationships. Life is a constant roller coaster ride of emotions, which are mostly negative, positive and a mixture of emotions in between. We feel very good when we have a sense of self worth. We also feel great when we have a meaning to our work and life and when we contribute to make others life better. The act of giving and social activity makes our inner self at peace.