Our bodies are like machines that require a balance of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals and water to stay in good working order. Get the balance wrong and your health will deteriorate.

Taking care of our mental, emotional, and spiritual health gives us the fuel we need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives. There are five key things to look when taking care of our bodies. Here is how to get a strong and healthy body;


A Balanced Diet

Every meal should have protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, fat and water. For example, for many of our local meals, one could cook waru (potatoes), rice and cabbage for lunch and maybe ugali, sukumawiki and eggs for dinner, one tries and put. This isn’t ideal as it doesn’t include all the elements of a balanced diet.


Exercise Regularly

When one says exercise, it does not necessarily mean going to the gym and carrying heavy loads, it can be as simple as taking a stroll and getting fresh air, it can be exercising breathing techniques, or cycling in the neighborhood. Something fun to you – so that aching muscles are worth it. And also drink plenty of water to help with the nourishment of your skin and body naturally.


Taking Care of Your Mind

Taking care of our mental, emotional, and spiritual health gives us the fuel we need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives. It results in a healthy body. You can relax by taking a bath, meditating, getting a massage or walking in the woods among other things that give you a break from the hectic day-to-day worries.


Know and Control Your Emotions

Emotions like happiness, anger, sadness and fear are normal to us as humans. But when our emotions are not controlled they may lead to destruction e.g. extreme anger might lead you to act unreasonably and may result in hurting yourself or other people. Extreme sadness may lead to depression and extreme fear may lead to anxiety.


Learn to Socialize

No person is an island. Most people’s problems are half solved when they talk it out. We get ideas and how to solve problems from experiences and stories of other people. See friends to build your sense of belonging. Consider joining a support group to make new friends