Your Journey to Aging Well
Author: Sally Handlon
Release: May 8, 2020
Tagline: Drink, Move, Eat, Sleep
Publisher: Handlon Business Resources
Genre: Self-Help, Health, Wellness
Synopsis: In Your Journey to Aging Well, you’ll learn the four major components of good health: water, exercise, quality food, and sleep-and you’ll learn how to maximize these components to take control of your health to age well. By changing just one of your habits, it will resonate throughout your body. It’s like throwing a pebble in a pond. Imagine how your health will improve when you tackle one habit, then another, then another!
Declassified by Agent Palmer: “Your Journey to Aging Well” with help from the friendly Sally Handlon
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Our bodies learn to adapt to our habits–whether those habits are good or bad. Unlike a car, where if you put in the wrong gas, it can immediately stop the function, the impact of bad health choices might not be felt for years.
If you can’t pronounce the ingredients in a food, chances are that the body can’t process them either.
Hippocrates wrote, “Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. That natural healing force within each of us is our greatest force in getting well.”
This book is about helping each other get health!
Practice deep breathing, which is good for your heart, circulation, and mind and for stress reduction–four benefits in one!
Why is eating in season important for your lymph system? Season fruits and vegetables retain more of their nutrients than their counterparts providing more micronutrients.
Things that you ignore will not go away.
Plan, schedule, and prioritize tasks. You can still deviate from our plans. Situations change, and you need to be able to adapt.
- Listen to your body systems.
- Do all things in moderation.
Our sense of thirst diminishes with age. Therefore, there may be fewer triggers to encourage us to drink water.
Diets that are restrictive of the macronutrients (protein, fat, and carbs) tend to disrupt our body’s ability to function efficiently. There is a 90 to 97 percent recidivism rate on typical diet plans, which leads to the “diet bounce/rebound.”
Remember as you plan your food choices, contemporary diets don’t look to balance your body’s health with weight loss. In your search to lose weight, learn to understand your body’s needs/requirements and be careful to not jeopardize your health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) regards sleep loss as an epidemic in most Western nations.
When you think about our consumption as humans, we consume more than food. Especially today, information is a major part of our existence. Even computers require time to update, sort, and reboot. We rival computers with our brain processing power.
Good health isn’t about a race and getting to the finish line.