Taking Control of Your Physical Health | UHSM

Spring is in full swing and it’s the time of the year when people are encouraged to check on themselves and maintain a healthy lifestyle. So it’s no surprise that April is physical wellness month!

As days turn longer and the weather is nice, it’s time to explore different ways to improve your daily health habits. From exercising and eating healthy to unwinding, you can do many simple activities for a fit body and a sound mind. Some important health questions are “How can I be better inside and out? How can illnesses be prevented? What daily changes can I make to improve my health?” If you find yourself asking these questions, April is the month to seek the answers!

Physical wellness includes both physical fitness as well as nutrition. This month, Americans are encouraged to follow a healthy eating pattern, focus on nutrition while shifting to healthier food choices, and increase physical activity. You can make small changes daily to improve your overall physical health!

Here are ways you can start to improve your physical wellness today:

  • Listen to your body.
  • Replace bad habits with good ones.
  • Write down your health goals and prioritize them.
  • Continue to educate yourself about health and wellness.
  • Avoid toxins and unhealthy environments.
  • Keep your body hydrated.
  • Take vitamins and supplements as needed.
  • Concentrate on keeping your body strong and flexible.
  • Stretch your body daily.
  • Make efforts to stimulate and strengthen your brain.
  • Take care of your skin.
  • See your doctor regularly for wellness exams and tests.
  • Establish regular exercise routines.
  • Work on eating healthily.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.

Throughout this month, take inventory of your physical health and make the changes needed to observe a healthy lifestyle. Understand that being healthy is a choice you make continually throughout many daily decisions. Remember, small changes can add up to big results! Don’t ever give up on your efforts to improve your health.

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