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Take Control Of Your Health Now For A Better Future

Take Control Of Your Health Now For A Better Future

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A good level of health will look differently to everyone – because health is quite personal to us all. But, one thing is for sure, everyone’s health will change, especially as we age. But, just because you lead one style of lifestyle now, it doesn’t mean that you have to continue with that for the rest of your life. In fact, if you’re looking to plan for the future, you might want to think about the ways in which you can improve your health now and enjoy a happier healthier future ahead.

Keep Moving

First of all, you’re going to want to consider your activity levels. If you want to live a long and active life, you might want to start moving a little bit more now. As you age, the less you use your body, the less it will want to be used. Because more often than not, your body will only stop when you do. So when you see pensioners completing the marathon, you know how they did it! If you do want to be active in old age, make sure that you stay active now. Take up a sport to walk more – it will all make a difference.

Stay Hydrated

There’s not a lot that the proper levels of hydration can’t help with. It might not seem like it, but drinking more water can help you in so many ways. As well as ensuring that you feel fit and healthy, when you drink enough water, you can sleep better, have more energy, and even lose weight! So, to start seeing a difference in how you look and feel now, to help you later on in life, you’re going to want to up your water intake.

Stay Protected

You’re also going to want to start taking care of your skin a little better or continue with it if you already do. Some people think you only have to wear sun cream when you’re on holiday, or laying out sunbathing. But that’s not true. Then sun can age your skin and leave you with damaging effects, even if you’re just walking around or sat outside for lunch. You also need to think about protecting your eyes with sunglasses if you want to preserve your vision as you age.

Get Enough Sleep

Offering similar health boosting effects to drinking more water is getting enough sleep. Although you may feel like sleep is a luxury, your body actually needs it to rest and heal. If you want to repair, generate more energy, and feel good, you need to make sure you get a solid 8 hours of sleep each night, or however much is good for you.

Find A Balance

And finally, you’re going to want to find a healthy balance in life that works best for you. This is so that you can keep a good level of mental health along with a physical one. Eating well, getting exercise, and having healthy relationships can all help, but you should also focus on minimizing stress wherever possible and also enjoying your life. Then, you’ll feel a lot healthier in old age.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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