With the aging of the population, the rising pressure of modern life and changes in the social environment personal lifestyle habits have been greatly challenged. The risk of suffering from chronic diseases has greatly increased and this affects our quality of life. This leads to interest in learning how to live a healthier life.
What does healthy mean? Traditionally, when a person is not sick that means they are healthy. According to the World Health Organization, “health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
Therefore, in our daily life, we should avoid a variety of high-risk factors that can affect our health in negative ways. These include: work pressure, working long hours, lack of rest/sleep, lack of exercise, poor eating habits, air pollution, smoking and drinking. Without reducing these risk factors, we will likely cause harm to our body both physically and mentally.
The key message to healthy living is to develop good habits, balance work and play, get the proper exercise, balanced diet and practice stress management. The most ideal thing you can do is to take responsibility for your health when you are young, maintaining good self-health management, in order to prevent chronic disease.
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