By Erika Kawamura
When we think about improving overall health and wellness or maintaining positive strides for the long haul (kudos to you!), most of us think about the physical aspects such as weight, medical concerns, appearance, or even happiness and positivity. However, that is only a piece of the puzzle. It’s important to ...
remind ourselves that we are also influenced by our thoughts and emotions; after all, these things can move us off-course limiting positive gains in our physical health!
Think about the last time you came home after having a bad day and felt mentally exhausted….yeah, I bet the last thing you wanted to do was go for a run and cook a healthy dinner. Instead that chocolate cake or ordering pizza was calling your name. So, the goal for overall wellness is keeping the 3 pillars Physical, Intellectual/Mental, and Emotional in balance.
Take a moment to give yourself a check-up on these 3 components. To get you started, here are some examples of things to consider...
Be curious with what you find, and learn to listen to your body, whether it’s physical, intellectual/mental, or emotional. To further build on your improving awareness of these 3 components, let Strength for Life’s “Strength for Women, Strength for Life” help you start your journey toward improving your overall wellness!