Physical

Physical

Physical wellness is essential to living a long healthy life. Important aspects of physical health include exercise, nutrition, sleep, sexual health and making healthy decisions around alcohol use.  Maintaining a healthy body not only promotes your physical health, but can benefit your emotional, intellectual and relational wellbeing too.  

Exercise

  • Find the time to get your body moving! Try to get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, with at least two days of muscle-strengthening activity.

Potential Benefits

  • Reduce stress
  • Increase energy
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Improve memory, focus  & productivity
  • Better sleep
  • Improve mood & self-esteem

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Nutrition

Your body deserves nutritious fuel to perform your best!  Dieting is out and healthy eating is in. Foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, dairy, and lean protein have the nutrients you need to nourish your body and mind.

Potential Benefits

  • Increase energy
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Improve skin
  • Reduce risk of heart disease and cancer
  • Increase productivity
  • Improve mood & self-esteem 

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Sleep

Recharge your body and mind! Making time for a good night’s rest is a wise investment. A pattern of seven to eight hours of sleep will keep you feeling sharp and ready to tackle the day.

Potential Benefits

  • Increase energy
  • Improve memory, focus & decision-making
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce stress
  • Improve mood

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