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Health Benefits of a Simple Life

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I was surprised to see after researching on it that living a simple life has lots of health benefits. And I believe it is a must adjunct to regular workouts and healthy eating habits. If you want to be really healthy, you must start living a simple life.

One way of living simply is sleeping better. Trying to beat deadlines and accomplish too many tasks at a time can ruin healthy sleeping habits. All that stress destroys your "appetite" to sleep at night. I'm telling you, if your sleep is ruined, then all hell breaks loose. Your immune system is down and then diseases set in. All abnormalities in your blood chem start convulsing.

Here are simple workouts I did to get fit and healthy. Click here.

I can stop here---better sleep. You get this everyday and you're on your way to tiptop health. And it's all possible only if you simplify your life. Cut out too much exposure to the TV, PC, CP (cellphone) and DVD. Get rid of that gadget addiction. In fact, cut out everything unnecessary. Make a lifestyle inventory and get rid of all the clutter.

Then there is the ADD problem (Attention Deficit Disorder) that a simple life can remedy. If you're too stimulated during the day (multi-tasking is a fad today, for instance, and people are just proud when they drown themselves in it), you may become candidate to ADD. That means pressure and stress can ruin your immune system and make you an easy target for deadly diseases. It can also trigger weight gain easily, too.

If you're too busy your attention span keeps getting shorter or weaker, then simplify your life. Or else, you might suffer ADD, and that's a definite minus.

A simple life is also a must for a healthy spiritual life. You cannot tell people how Jesus invites all who are tired to his rest if you yourself look so exhausted and stressed out. You have to check out your lifestyle if you want genuine spiritual health.

I'd start living simply from now on if I were you.

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