Research has shown that when we experience negative emotions such as anxiety or depression it can impact our immune system and increase the possibility of falling ill. When we are emotionally strong we can become more resilient and prepared to respond in a positive way to life’s inevitable changes, losses and disappointments.
HEALTHY HABITS HELP
Take simple, small steps everyday to develop healthy habits and make healthy choices:
- Be heart healthy — keep an eye on your cholesterol levels and blood pressure
- Exercise to maintain flexibility, endurance and bone health
- Be aware of your food choices — what you eat does affect how you feel
- Get enough sleep