Posted on Apr 21, 2009 | Comments 0
As you exercise, be it a brisk walk or a more serious gym work-out, endorphins are released and you start to feel good about yourself.
If you suffer from anxiety, and a lot of people do, then starting to do something more active could have real benefits.
Make a conscious effort to look on the positive side rather than thinking the worse of people and situations.
It is surprising how much a personâ€™s negativity can be seen in their manner and behavior patterns. Other people will respond to your more upbeat outlook.
A well balanced and healthy diet including drinking lots of water will ensure a healthy glow, good skin and avoid the build up of bad waste products.
Avoid alcohol, tea and coffee, reduce sugar intake and cut down on the processed food that you consume. Being healthy on the inside is a good start to feeling more positive mentally.
Interrupted sleep patterns can create a cycle of tiredness and fatigue that can start to affect every part of our lives. Getting a good nightâ€™s sleep can sometimes be easy said than done.
Relaxation techniques can help, or try reading as this often helps you to drift off. Increasing exercise levels will make you feel physically exhausted so this will induce a deeper form of sleep.
Ensure that you are getting enough vitamins and if unsure consult your doctor or pharmacist. Changes may not happen overnight but it wonâ€™t be long before you start to notice a difference, others will notice it too and will be quick to let you know.
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