Friday, December 23, 2011

Lifestyle habits

 Here is a list of some lifestyle habits that we need to adopt?  So far the researchers have isolated nine:
  • Stop eating when you’re 80 percent full  (try not to walk away from the table feeling stuffed)
  • Eat more veggies, less protein and fewer processed foods  (although I like protein-needed to build muscle)
  • Drink red wine, in moderation  (I drink white)
  • Have a sense of purpose in life
  • Maintain a spiritual or religious belief system
  • Work less, slow down, take vacations  (this could be a hard one)
  • Make physical movement a vital part of each day  (this is hard also but must be done)
  • Create a healthy social network   (have friends)
  • Make family a priority 
A pretty good guideline.

Ladies, what do you think of this list?  What would you add?



  1. I would add don't be afraid to say no. I finally learned this and it changes so many things.

  2. Hi Ann,
    That is an excellent one!!! We are always so afraid to say no. We have always been conditioned to have to say yes.
    "If someone throws you a ball you don't have to catch it"


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