June 19, 2024

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4 Health Mistakes You’re Probably Making

4 Health Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Many of us struggle to strike a balance between health, work, and everything else we have going on. Chances are there are probably a few common health mistakes you’re making that could be impacting your health, energy levels and even your mood. Some small changes can make some pretty large differences to your overall lifestyle. If you’re wanting to invest a little more into your health, keep reading for the top 4 health mistakes you might be making.

1. Not Watching Your Diet
How often do you eat out? Better yet, how often do you have a drink while out? Probably more than you’d like to admit. While I’d never suggest that you cut out all socialization, are there other ways you can spend time with friends and family members that don’t revolve around extra calories? The problem about eating out is you really don’t know what they’re putting in your food. While that’s okay for occasional enjoyment, too much processed food or unhealthy additives such as MSG can wreak havoc on your health. Check out HealthLeaders for ways to work on your overall health and diet.

2. Avoiding Supplements
You might be someone who doesn’t see the value in supplements or quite simply forgets to take them. But the truth is the modern diet is lacking a lot, especially magnesium. I’ve found a ton of benefits from supplementing with magnesium, from more regular bathroom visits, through to improved sleep and ease of falling asleep. You may benefit from just a general male or female focused supplement, but if you are noticing some specific symptoms it can be worthwhile finding a specific mineral or nutrient you might be low in.

3. Being Too Sedentary

How many steps do you take in a day? If you have a smartwatch or fitness tracker, they’ll be able to tell you directly how many steps you’ve taken. If you don’t, many smartphones such as the iPhones have a feature to let you know how many steps you’re taking, which can be a great way to get an approximation of your movement in a day. Of course the fitness tracker is much more accurate than your phone as it will only work when it’s with you, but it can be a good way to roughly monitor your activity levels. Many people aim for at least 10,000 steps a day as a good baseline for activity.

4. Poor Posture

Have you ever noticed how much your posture can impact your energy levels? When you’re walking around slouched, not only can it contribute to a stiff neck or back pain, but it can really impact your mood. There are even certain power poses you can do to try to energize and motivate yourself to achieve more. There are things you can do to minimize poor posture habits, such as avoiding working on a laptop in bed, or remembering to use your phone at eye level.

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