Physical wellness is attaining maximum physical health through proper nutrition, hygiene, physical activity, sleep, prevention of illness and managing chronic health conditions. When a person is physically healthy, his body functions normally and he does not get sick easily, he is flexible, strong, has energy and stamina; but if he does get sick, he is able to recover quickly from illness, especially from diseases such as the common cold.
Physical wellness entails:
-understanding the anatomy of the human body and how it functions.
-awareness of the negative impact stress and poor choices have on the body.
-making informed choices about how to achieve physical health.
-competence at physical activities.
-practising healthy eating habits.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the leading causes of death worldwide in 2019 are:
Chronic Pulmonary Disease
Lower Respiratory Infections
Trachea, Bronchus Lung Cancer
Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias
Many of these diseases are a result of poor lifestyle habits. If there was a way you could prevent yourself from getting any of these diseases wouldn't you take it? If the answer is yes, then do something to change your life today. Educate and empower yourself and most importantly, TAKE ACTION towards a better YOU today.
Find out how to start a holistic wellness journey here.