Waiting until we 'feel' motivated to do something is not always the best way to get things done. Some days being active and dong some exercise is not what I really want to do. I am getting used to making self-care one of my daily timetable priorities, without waiting for it to feel right.
Social interaction and social creativity are important for our health. Making sure that we have some adventure, whether it is a small part of each day, or planning a big adventure at the end of the year is vital to maintaining our cognitive and social well-being.
I love food. I'm pretty flexible on what kind of food (I'm not a fan of olives), but I will eat sweet or savoury. I've recently acquired a taste for halloumi, asparagus and broccolini (but not all together).
Do you have health goals? Have you sat down and worked out what the future vision of the healthier version of you is? You might know what you don't want to be - but can you put into words what the new you is like?
The forum was focused on improving the quality of care for people in hospital, across the continuum of care from Emergency department to rehabilitation. Check #ACEglobalforum on twitter and join the health conversation following the forum.
Howmuch water do you really drink each day (not counting coffee or tea)? I tend to think I drink more than I really do. Once I lined up eight bottles of water on the bench to see how much I actually drank (as we can forget if we keep filling up the same glass).
My grandfather loved fish and chips. He was British so maybe that is not surprising. He lived to be over 90 years of age, and had dementia for the last part of his life. Learning about reducing our risk of dementia is important no matter how young we are.