Lifestyle Choices

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Lifestyle Choices

-Going for a run:You should go for a run at least twice, but three times normally per week for around 20 mins or 2 miles at first, then improve it later on. Running helps raise you levels of good cholesterol while helping increase your lung function and heart health. It also helps boost your immune system and lower risks of developing blood clots. In addition, it helps reduce stress, reduce high blood pressure, and is linked to reducing symptoms of depression. Running gives us better brain performance, mood, and sleep!-Playing a sport:Playing sports require you to move around. It's a great way to get active because you can enjoy having a hobby of getting fit without making it seem like a burden on you. Playing a sport will help control your weight and lose body fat. It will help your body combat diabetes, lower cholesterol levels, improve your blood circulation, and also helps tone and strengthen your muscles and bones. You will gain the satisfaction of developing your fitness and skills. It also helps fight depression, stress and anxiety symptoms, while boosting your mood, energy, and sleep.

-Choose to eat lots of vegetables and fruits: Eating such items instead of other junk will help improve your lifestyle by providing you with important minerals and vitamins. A high diet in them will help reduce your risk in heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and some cancers. You body will feel better from the nutrients, and it will also improve your mood!-Choose to cut the junk food:Eating junk food causes a link in a high risk of obesity, depression, diabetes, heart disease, digestive issues, etc. These foods cause a long-term problem for your body and it can be very hard to revert the effects. As a result, your body will be very negatively impacted, with only a few effects like slow movement, lack of motivation and tiredness.

Going outside as a break regularly whenever you need it helps release stress and restore mental energy, giving you a good break. This will improve your short-term memory and thinking, improve your concentration, with sharper thinking and creativity. Sunlight and fresh oxygen are vital for your body to function and run well during the day.

Going Outside

You should aim for at least 9 hours of sleep minimum. This is because getting more sleep will help lower the risk for diabetes or heart disease, and it will reduce stress. It improves your mood and helps your think more clearly and be more productive.

Lifestyle Choices


Being Active


If you're able to manage your stress well, you'll have lower levels of distress. This causes a lower rate of depression, better cardiovascular health with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. As well, you will be able to cope better during hard times and have a longer life span. Ways to reduce stress/anxiety can be finding a hobby, yoga, surrounding yourself with positive people, spend time with friends and family, or keep a journal.

Stress/Anxiety Management

-Having a good relationship with peers:A good relationship with your peers; co-workers, classmates, teachers, etc. will help with your mood, as well as lower stress and anxiety. This can help with productivity, teamwork, and improved morale. A way to have a good relationship with peers can be to make small talk with them, hang out with them and  getting to know them. By doing so, you will be able to build up trust and mutual respect,  benefiting you.-Having a good relationship with your parents/family:When people have a good relationship with their parents, they tend be much more happy and content, and are able to show the same love their parents gave them to others, creating better relationships with the people around them. It helps with your social, physical, mental, and emotional health. It can help you regulate emotions under stress and in difficult situations. It also will help you be optimistic and confident in your behavior. To have a good relationship, some ways you can do this are by talking to them regularly, visit them, make plans with them, or go on a vacation with them.


You should try to limit your screen time to as little as possible. In the times where you don't need a screen during the day, try to limit it to around 2 hours or less. If you're not able to, then take breaks every hour for around 10-20 mins. Doing so will help reduce eyestrain, keeping your vision healthy. It will also prevent headaches and improve your focus, concentration and sleep.



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