Improve Health and Wellness: Fight Depression with Herb When you set out to improve health and wellness, one of the first aspects you target is good eating habits. You may be eating healthy in terms of timing your meals well and balancing them out too. However, healthy eating varies from one individual to another. For example, most people tend to avoid all fats because they are told it is bad. The fact is, there are good fats and bad ones. And while people with adequate body weight can avoid them, those who are lean, workout excessively and who can burn the fat easily, can actually indulge in them. As a rule of thumb, you can base your diet on the following principles. With meats, go in for lean meats and poultry without the skin. Opt for low fat dairy products and those with less cholesterol. Reduce your intake of added sugars and opt for salt-less food wherever possible. There are two ways in which you can you determine the right mix of food items for yourself. You can try out a few basic healthy diets and take the best elements in each to make a diet that works for you. Or you can go to a nutritionist who will determine what aspects of your diet you need to work on. You will need to do this especially if you fall in the abnormal standards category. This means you have a unique metabolism or are suffering from an illness that requires a customized diet etc. Eating healthy will help you maintain good health and wellness and will also help you cope with any illness that you are suffering from. While eating healthy is one way to good health, coupled with meditation, you will be more holistic with your approach. With the kind of stressful lives we lead, being able to meditate and calm the mind can be just the thing you need. Many proponents of meditation believe that the amount of time you spend in meditation should correspond to your age. It is this time that will help you cut away from the fast paced world and calm yourself. For beginners, the breathing exercise is advocated the most. You close your eyes and concentrate on your pattern of breathing. Other forms include asanas from yoga, meditation with chi (or inner energy) and creative visualization. In creative visualization, you actually picture a scene that calms you most and transport yourself there mentally. While any one of these methods can be easy for most people, there are those labeled the Type A personality who will find this difficult.
Such people are those whose minds are constantly racing from one task to another. They are usually unable to keep their minds quiet. You could try meditation in motion. Walking gently helps clear the mind for a lot of people. If walking is not an option, try light rhythmic movements from side to side. You could also apply principles of creative visualization too. Rather than a static scene, picture flowing water. For stubborn thoughts that press on your mind set them on the back burner for a while and then bring them to the fore when done. Eating healthy and good meditation can help improve health and wellness. In both cases however, you need to work out a pattern that best suits you and your lifestyle. This article was written by Ruth D'Souza Prabhu a Content Writer for Adoley Oduntonâ€™s Wellness Revolution. For more healing breakthroughs for your body, mind, and spirit, please visit http://mywellnessrevolution.com/hello/.