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Every day we choose how to spend our time. That time can either be used to improve our wellness as a human being or to decrease it. The four areas of our lives that make up wellness are health, finance, relationships and mind. Since our bodies perform the daily functions, it’s important to feed them healthy energy. Cutting back on laziness and junk food will help anyone reach higher levels of productivity. It’s also necessary to become masters of our financial habits. Overspending and irresponsibility can lead to a life of debt and stress.
Organization and planning on the other hand can set you free to fulfill your dreams. Relationships directly relate to our happiness as people. It’s important to put first things first and focus on people rather than organizations. Let those who are closest to you know how much you appreciate them.
Finally, exercise the mind. Your brain demands knowledge and when you don’t give it what it wants, it turns to mush. Dust off the books and boost your brain capacity. Improvement in these four areas will lead to a happy healthier life.
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Wellness At Work: Health | Finance | Relationship | Mind
We’re always looking for ways to improve. It’s a learning curve we call wellness. And we seek it in all areas. In our health. In our finances. In our minds. And in our relationships. It’s not about being perfect. In our minds. And in our relationships. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about being more of what we’re capable of. Every day. Achieving a little extra. Reaching a little higher. Keeping ourselves on the wellness curve. Finding a healthy balance in these areas is about making little improvements. We invite you to take stock and grow.
LEAFY GREENS + JUICY FRUITS + WHOLE GRAINS = MO MOJO
Just one can of soda a day puts on 16 pounds a year
Smoking is the leading cause of statistics
Calculate your wellness in two minutes. Take the vitality compass at bluezones.com. (2 minutes)
Take Stock Moment: What’s the one thing I can do in the next 6 months to energize my body?
Nourish and move.
It’s as simple as that. Feed your body healthy food, give your body healthy exercise, and it will serve your life with a get-up-and-go. The average person is inactive 15.5 hours every waking day and their diet is one-third junk food. But the body deserves more than average. It needs energy, motion, and sustenance. In short: Lose the couch, keep the potato. Because the body you’ve got is the only one you’ll ever have.
The average person spends 16 times as many hours selecting clothes as they do planning retirement.
George says: For 1,000’s of ways to save 1,000’s, Google: Money Saving Tips.
Bread, Moolah, dinero, lettuce, a little know-how can help you retire with more of it.
Check it out: Watch “Secret History of the Credit Card” at PBS Onine. YIKES!
Try a No-Spend Week and see exactly where your money goes.
Take Stock Moment: What’s the one thing I can do in the next 6 months to be the CEO of my financial life?
Money is power. It can bully you or your can use it as currency for your dreams. Truth is, only 5% of employees understand their benefits fully, and the average person spends 16 times as many hours selecting clothes as they do planning for their retirement. Be the CEO of your life. Get smart. Ask questions. Invest in yourself. Shrink debt. Grow your retirement. And use money to server your highest values. It pays big time.
100,000 People met in lifetime
– 99.99% chance meetings
– .0013% social circle
– .00018% homies & confidants
Be a good listener – what did you say?
Laugh, Chortle & Snort: Your antibodies will love it!
Just 5 minutes of gratitude can shift your nervous system into a calm state
Volunteering reduces mortality by 44% even if you start late.
Take Stock Moment: What’s the one thing I can do in the next 6 months to improve a relationship?
People first. Not organizations. Not to-do lists. Not gadgets. People. Because without each other nothing is possible. Anthropologists guesstimate that each of us meets 100,000 people in a lifetime. But only an inner few are family, friends, and team members. Appreciate them out loud. Listen more. Laugh often. Compete less. Tell them what you need. And do everything you can to help them be themselves.
MEDITATION: Meditating lowers anxiety, heightens mental focus.
Brain vs. Encyclopedia Britannica: The brain holds 5 times more information.
– Listen to classical music
– Play Nintendo’s “Brain Age”
– Do a twisty puzzle
– Take a new route to work
– Eat breakfast
– Read lots
Myth: We only use 10% of our brains.
Truth: We use 100% all of it.
Your brain is capable of more ideas than there are atoms in the universe.
TAKE STOCK MOMENT: What’s the one thing I can do in the next 6 months to stretch my mind?
The ole’ noggin.
With about 100 billion neurons firing on your behalf, your brain is capable of whatever you put your mind to. Idleness creates mush. But stimulation is the stuff new neurons are made of. So pick up an untried skill. Heal an old wound. Noodle a challenging idea. Because a mind stretched can never return to its original dimensions.
Wellnecssity: Health | Finance | Relationship | Mind
O.C. Tanner appreciate.