Life can be very demanding, more so if you’re juggling work, home and the family. Sometimes this means that we run out of time to look after ourselves. Below I will give you some tips on how to incorporate wellness into a busy life.

Let’s look at food, it’s hard sometimes when you are running around filling everybody else’s needs to grab a healthy snack. Fuelling your body with healthy choices will help you function better.

Swimming this is the easiest exersize  anyone can do at any age or any size. Water offers enough resistance to increase your heart rate whilst not being too strenuous.

Preparing your food, spending a few hours once a week planning meals and shopping and packing can give you enough healthy food for the week. This also allows you to get through your we can avoid being tempted to eat foods that are unhealthy for you.

Getting plenty of sleep the body needs 7 1/2 hours of sleep every night the amount of time that that gives you your brain to move through enough complete sleep cycles and to be ready for the next day. Please look at some of the other blogs on how to improve sleep.

Where ever possible walk ,if you have to drive your car to the work park several blocks away and walk the rest of the way if you take public transport get off stop earlier.

How about looking at the stand-up desk, sitting at a desk hunched over Computer can play havoc with your posture. Using a stand-up desk it will help you be more active and stave off the spread, this is where you start to put weight round your buttocks and hips etc from sitting too often.

Pack your own lunch, this is part of your food preparation and it means that you can take healthy starts to work to save you from A, spending too much
b, making unhealthy choices

Get in the right nutrients, did you know that a lot of people are deficient in magnesium this increases the risk of common health problems including Type II diabetes, osteoporosis, migraines, asthma and colon cancer. You can check what nutrients you need on the Internet.

Manage your stress levels, please look at our other blogs on how to manage your stress. stress causes physical symptoms including headaches stomach problems blood pressure chest pain and problems with sleeping. It is important to find a way to reduce or manage any stress in your life.

Practice mindfulness even if it’s for five minutes a day when you get out of bed on the morning or before you go to bed on the night what ever suits your day best. It could be walking your children to the school or waiting for the kettle to boil, just be mindful of your breathing.