The 2016 Great NEWS posts are dedicated to Holistic Habits to help us be happy and healthy. Recent posts have focused on the health hazards we face and the disease and distress that results. Posts in this A to Z Health Habits series will offer simple steps to prevent disease, protect against many health hazards and restore resiliency. As mentioned in previous blogs there are a wide variety of biological, ecological, immunological, neurological, pharmaceutical, physiological, psychological and toxicological health hazards affecting our health and quality of life. We must focus on healthy habits to guide our behaviors, beliefs and rituals toward emotional, mental, physical and spiritual well being.
This post in the A to Z Health Habits series offers specific solutions, strategies and suggestions which have been identified as most helpful for my health and recommended to others. Implementing these ideas have been found to help avoid, minimize and mitigate many health hazards and lifestyle issues. With the large number of people facing even more health challenges this series of posts is the most effective and efficient way to help the most people in the least time with beneficial health coaching. Think of this as the A to Z Health Habits book sharing one chapter at a time.
We must learn to identify health hazards to our body, mind and spirit and then design mastery action plans to minimize their impact to our happiness and health. We know the long list of health hazards that cause disease so it is time to focus on the solutions to prevent it. Since our environment, lifestyle and nutrition are three of the most serious factors contributing to our health these posts are dedicated to an alphabetical list of the best of the best strategies my research has discovered.
Conscious Change and Healthy Habits
Since too many people are sad, sick, stressed and struggling we must focus on new behaviors and beliefs to establish healthy habits. If the chemicals and synthetic compounds in the air, food, land and water are a health hazard we must avoid them to the best of our ability. Since we are surrounded by artificial sweeteners, chemicals, drugs, dyes, Electro-Magnetic Frequencies (EMF), fertilizers, flavorings, food coloring, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, medications, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, preservatives, radiation, synthetic compounds and vaccinations that harm our health we must be vigilant. We must implement a detailed defense and protection plan that provides maximum health benefits with the minimum cost and effort.
I am frequently asked for coaching, consulting, guidance and suggestions for various health challenges and issues. Therefore it seemed logical and logistically beneficial to summarize my top super solutions, strategies, suggestions and systems to share them to better preserve and protect our health. The series of blog posts written in an A to Z Health Habits listing of the best of the best ideas, insights and information. These have come to my attention over many decades to minimize health hazards while maximizing helpful holistic health habits for our emotional, mental, nutritional, physical and spiritual well being.
Prevention and Protection Prevents a Pound of Punishing Pharmaceuticals
By creating a code of conduct health habits handbook and then implementing a mastery action plan we set ourselves up for happiness, health and wellness success. Without a code of conduct to live by we will be at the mercy of the predators which prey upon the uneducated, uninformed and unfortunate. Many companies and individuals are determined to take advantage of you for their own gain, glory and greed. Big bucks and big corporations are eager to sell us fake, fast and Frankenfoods as well as pills, potions and products that take our money and leave us with the sad consequences and serious side effects.
This A to Z Health Habits series will focus on a comprehensive list of specific solutions, strategies, suggestions and systems over a wide variety of topics to enhance our harmony, happiness and health.
Helpful Happy, Harmony and Healthy Habits
Here are the “R” list of solutions, strategies, suggestions and systems to implement for happiness, holistic health and peak performance.
- Request locally grown, nutrient dense, organic, plant based whole foods when you shop. This will help create the demand and encourage more suppliers to produce these goods.
- Remember to question anything and everything you hear that does not resonate with your common sense, gut feeling and intuition. The majority of advertisements, commercials, doctors, doctrines, dogma, ingredients, labels, leaders, media, news, politicians and publications are designed to unduly influence your beliefs and decisions towards buying their product. Very few organizations and people have the honesty, integrity, truth and wisdom in their ways and words. There are too many companies and people who will lead you down a false path of fake promises in a quest for their profits. Follow the money trail and you will find the truth that will set you free.
- Romance is one of the most powerful forms of communication, discovery, health and well being. The power of romance is never to be under estimated.
- Resveratrol is a type of natural phenol produced naturally by several plants in response to attack or injury by pathogens such as bacteria, fungi, parasites or virus.
- Red Rooibos herbal tea is an amazing antioxidant. It is beneficial for anti-aging antioxidants and contains several essential minerals, including: copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium and zinc.
- Rose hips are a great natural source of Vitamin C.
- Rose water is derived from rose petals and water. It is used in flavoring foods as well as a natural beauty product. Roses contain one of the highest healing and health vibrations of the plant world. Smelling a rose can change your emotions, mood and state of well being. Roses are very appealing and aromatic in our home and living environment.
- Rosewood essential oil is a very potent and powerful essential oil with many health benefits.
- Red grapes are a great sources of antioxidants and phyto-nutrients. Grape seeds are also a powerful source of nutrients. Avoid hybrid grapes that are seedless. Buy organic grapes to avoid the many harmful chemicals used.
- Raisins are dried grapes which extends their shelf life. They are easy to carry for a quick natural snack. Raisins are loaded with phyto-nutrients. Be sure to buy organic raisins.
Raspberries are the edible fruit or a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus which is of the rose family. As a berry they are loaded with antioxidants and phyto-nutrients.
- Radish is a root vegetable. They are excellent sources of low calorie nourishment.
- Reishi medicinal mushrooms are very potent natural plant medicine valued in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
- Rosemary is a potent essential oil, herb and spice with many health benefits. It has been found to be anti bacterial, anti fungal and anti viral.
- Roman Chamomile essential oil is widely known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is also known for being a natural analgesic, anti-bacterial, antibiotic, anti-depressant, anti-spasmodic, anti-septic, tonic, and anti-infectious agent.
- Rye is a grain and grass grown as a cover, food and forage crop. It is a member of the wheat family and is closely related to barley and wheat. This grain is better known and originally from Eurasia and Europe. Pumpernickel and rye bread are well know products of rye. Rye breads usually have more fiber and nutrients than traditional wheat bread. Many people that have gluten issues with wheat products can tolerate rye products better.
- Rice comes in many colors, sizes and varieties. Most people should avoid white rice and use an unprocessed and unrefined whole grain rice. There are over a thousand varieties of rice frown around the world. Arborio, Basmati, black, brown, cargo, japonica, Jasmine, purple, red, sollana, Thai and Wehani rice are some of the main varieties people find at their stores. Using a rice that has not had the outer bran removed enhances the nutritional value. Wild rice is not a true rice but is actually a grass seed.
Better behaviors, beliefs and habits lead to better benefits and rapid results for our body, mind and spiritual health. Are you ready to start doing more of the Helpful Stuff and stop the Harmful Stuff?
The Healthy Habits 2016 series is dedicated to sharing simple steps for simple and sustainable health. Our body, mind and spirit are being exposed to a harsh and harmful environment which is causing damage, degradation and destruction. The A to Z health Habits “R” simple suggestions will help stop the debilitating damage and start defending your body, mind and spirit against the excessive health hazards we are constantly exposed to. The A to Z Health Habits and Code of Conduct for Holistic Health over 26 weeks will transform your life when you decide to implement the simple strategies and suggestions.
What is your current Gap?
What limiting beliefs are harming your happiness and health? What justification and rationalization story do you tell others and your self? Unfortunately many people are doing things they know are harming their health and trying to justify, minimize or rationalize it. Our body is the temple for our brain, heart and soul and our habits determine the future health of our body, mind and spirit. What are you doing to create a code of conduct for better behaviors, beliefs and health habits? What will it take for you to begin protecting your self from damage, degradation and destruction? Are you ready to do your part to enjoy the benefits of repairing, reversing and revitalizing your body for peak performance and loving longevity?
Mastery Action Plan (MAP)
It is well documented that better beliefs, emotions, lifestyle and nutrition are essential for maintaining our health and well being. There is a wealth of wisdom on the internet regarding the health hazards of our modern world. You will find great healthy habits information in other posts on this website to help you enjoy peak performance and perfect health. When we do our part to invest the energy, money and time to learn how to maintain and protect our body, mind and spirit we will see how a health habits code of conduct and mastery action plan will enhance our quality of life. The A to Z Health Habits series is a beneficial and brilliant book revealing one chapter at a time. Are you ready to read further for rapid results?
Call to Action
What comments, commitments or concerns come to mind regarding the many benefits of stopping the health hazards and starting the healthy habits to refresh, renew, restore and revitalize our body, mind and spirit? Are you ready to learn more and do your part to support your health?
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