Fitness and health

NOTE: OLD BLOG POST, JUST SHUFFLING THINGS AROUND.

DISCLAIMER: THESE ARE MY OPINIONS AND THOUGH BASED IN FACTUAL RESEARCH, THIS PIECE’S ONLY INTENTION IS TO PROMOTE THOUGHT ON THE TOPIC OF HEALTH

The world health organisation defines health as:

A complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

This definition acknowledges that health is more than just the physical aspect. It involves a fine interdependence of your physical body, your brain and your mind to work together in providing you with a healthy life. In part our lifestyle is responsible for the degree of healthiness we attain. For example somebody who constantly over eats, drinks excessive amounts of alcohol and is a chain smoker most certainly is at higher risk of developing not only physical illnesses but the mental health and social health of such a person will also begin to suffer. And then there are a whole host of different lifestyle choices we make on a day to day basis which increase of decrease our risk of developing certain mental or physical illnesses.  Continue reading

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When you smile pathologically at the examiner…

Does the word exam give you palpitations?

Does the phrase ‘you have five minutes remaining’ make you feel like you’re going to throw up?

Do results day consist of flashbacks of everything you did wrong and every single flop moment you’ve had ever?

Congratulations. You are perfectly normal.

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