Tips On How To Look And Feel Good
Discussed below are a few tips, ideas, and tricks on how to help you look and feel great.
1. Stay Away From Toxic Offenders
Almost everyone knows what is good or bad for his/her body. We all know the beautiful effects of eating well-balanced meals, and how fresh and organic foods, vegetables, and fruits are beneficial for both the skin and overall health. Continuing to consume foods and beverages loaded with chemical or toxic compounds, however, continues to affect our health and skin vibrancy each passing day. Some of these free chemicals continue to wreak havoc on our skins days, or even months after using them. Some of the potentially harmful food materials you ought to get rid of include:
Processed wheat products
2. Get at least 30 minutes of sunshine
The morning and evening sunshine is quite beneficial for the human body. It is the only best, and natural source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D plays many vital roles in your body. First, it facilitates improved liver functions by preventing premature aging and getting rid of free toxins from the system. Secondly, Vitamin D stimulates and encourages red cell production. More red blood cells translate to more oxygen transported to all the vital parts of the body. Basking in the morning sunshine also enriches your skin with a healthy glow too.
3. Eat Foods Rich In Enzymes
Enzymes are vital essentials in the human body. They not only help in digestion but also help keep hormones and other vitals in check. Although the body may be able to produce enzymes naturally, the numbers continue to dwindle as one gets older. Nevertheless, having an enzyme-rich diet plan can help promote good health as well as boost enzyme levels in the body. According to research, enzymes come in handy in preventing premature aging, hence good for you.
Consuming processed or foods devoid of enzymes only tasks the body more, which in most instances leads to many undesired effects and make it harder to lose weight. Fresh vegetables and fruits are some of the best sources of high-quality enzymes for the human body. Other recommended foods that boost enzyme levels in the body include:
- Pineapples, bananas, papaya
- Cultured vegetables
4. Let The Lymph Clear Out
The lymphatic system plays a crucial task of getting rid of toxins and other harmful compounds from the body. An otherwise dysfunctional or clogged system only results in rashes, acne, bad skin tone, and premature aging. Outlined below are a few ways on how to let the lymph flow.
Drink hot water and lemon: This is considered the best natural tonic for clear skin and lymph system. The hot water and lemon help cleanse the system while giving the digestive system a boost.
Dry-skin brushing: Dry skin brushing works in an almost similar way as a massage. It increases blood supply and flow to topmost part of skin cells. This promotes removal of toxins and supply of essential nutrients for a smoother, more elastic, and radiant skin.
Regular body exercise: Body exercise get the blood and other body fluids moving. It also helps combat dry skin as it helps unclog skin pores as we sweat. Regular exercise is also known to help tight facial skin as well.
5. Go Natural
Many of the skin care products on the market today are loaded with chemical ingredients. Even products that seem safe to use, such as glycerin and petroleum do clog the skin if one isn’t careful enough. Most manufacturers use synthetic or chemical vitamins instead of the recommended ones, which again increases the risk of side effects to the user. Many of these toxins and chemicals find their way into the bloodstream making the condition even worse. Unless you are really careful with these products, your skin could start showing signs of premature aging from simply using specific products.
Going natural can help protect your skin from all these chemicals and toxins. Some of the most recommended natural skin care products are:
- Grapeseed oil: Grapeseed oil is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. These come in handy in cleansing, tightening, and toning the skin.
- Coconut oil: Coconut oil is a natural deep conditioner, makeup remover, and an excellent moisturizer.
- Baking soda: Baking soda can be used as a replacement for deodorants, toothpaste, hair clarifier, and face scrub.
6. Have Some Positivity
Living with negative thoughts can have a considerable effect on your body and mental health. Stress, depression, anxiety are all fruits of negativity and too much stress in your life. Letting go of things you don’t have control over, and living a positive life will do you more good than harm.
Filling your life with positive energy, the right friends, and people that make you feel important is the first step to living a good life. Only keep friends that don’t put you down, but instead make you smile. Stress and negativity not only wears you down, but also starts showing on your skin, eyes, and even behavior. Be sure to get plenty of rest, and appreciate your body to maintain the much-adored body and shape. Do as the doctors prescribe, at least 7 hours of sleep every day will help keep you reenergized every day.
Do you have a regimen to look and feel your best?
Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela and partner and best friend to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.