I recently spoke to health and life quality guru Nancy Deville. She is an amazing woman in the height of her powers and beauty. She offered a simple blueprint any woman can follow to achieve better health and happiness.
Say something good to yourself.
Too often we are masters at putting ourselves down, and Nancy Deville says it’s time to stop that! Instead, we need to develop a meditation program to give ourselves positive reinforcement.
In fact, why wait to meditate: start now and while you’re waiting in line at the grocery store or held up in traffic….just say something good to yourself!
Where can I start to improve my health being?
Start where you are, Nancy says. Regardless where they start, women can achieve achieve their own optimal health. And when you achieve optimal health, everything else falls into place. Because being healthy is sexy and it is happy.
It’s not a competition.
It’s not that someone’s more attractive than you are and you’ll never have that. It’s about achieving what you can achieve with what you’ve been given. You only have one body, so love it and take care of it.
How can I reduce inflammation in my body?
The key to reducing dangerous inflammation in your body is to lead an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, Nancy says. That means eating real food, keeping hydrated, sleeping enough, and resting enough. It also means managing your stress level, because stress is extremely inflammatory.
To reduce the substances and behaviors that cause inflammation, it’s especially helpful to look at your addictions to stimulants such as…caffeine, sugar, tobacco and drugs. Alcohol, technically a depressant no matter how great it makes you feel at first, is also harmful when abused.
How can I regain my health?
Just start today, because the human body desires to be well, Nancy says. Make a point to give your body the materials it needs to build back up, especially if you’re ill and overweight. If you’ve been ill, don’t despair. A health crisis is a golden opportunity — a wake-up call. You are going to get healthier with every small step you take in these directions.
It’s really fun when you start getting healthy, she said. In fact, a healthy lifestyle and body bring their own rewards.