The Secret of a Good Health – “A Sound Mind in a Healthy Body”

Leonardo Da Vinci

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano”, translated “A Sound Mind in a Healthy Body” is an ancient Roman proverb and is in fact, the epitome of a perfect life. However, the phrase “A Healthy Body Ensures a Healthy Mind” is as true. Only a harmonious and perfect correlation between a healthy mind and a healthy body can provide an exceptional quality of life.

Nowadays, due to economic and technical progress, life expectancy is increasing. Health should be a major concern of everyone, because a quantity without quality has little value. A longer life expectancy should be coupled with a good health.

Therefore, you need to train your body and mind to work together. This is the secret of a good health and a happy life.

Exercise Regularly

Do you want your body, regardless of age, to work to its full potential?

Having a perfect health should be our goal, of each of us. To achieve this desirable goal you need to lead a physically active life. It is critical that you to exercise regularly, to keep an exercise daily routine. If you are accustomed to a daily exercise, everything will seem easy and enjoyable. Active life itself will be your way of being. Nothing seems forced.

This healthy way of existence will have an incredibly beneficial effect on your mind, and this is critical and vital, especially for seniors. Only a strong and healthy body can ensure you a healthy mind throughout life. Not to mention, that only a strong body can fight successfully against pernicious diseases and infections.

Also, a sustained exercise causes your heart to function effectively. Take advantage of sunny days and get out in nature. Run, walk, breathe fresh air and allow your body to enjoy the sun.

Have a Good Night Sleep

Sleep is the body’s recovery period. Therefore, a good night’s sleep is extremely important for your mind and body. A good night’s sleep refreshes you and gives your mind clarity.

Sleep time required depends on the individual, but it is recommended that an adult to receive at least 6 hours of sleep. During sleep brain activity slows down and relaxes the body.

Train Your Brain

Your mind needs of brain activity as your body needs physical activity.

Therefore, use regularly your brain. Reading stimulates brain activity. But, there are many other activities that stimulate brain activity such as playing chess, doing daily Sudoku or Crosswords, watching television, surfing online, etc.

However, these activities vary depending on the individual. There are people who have jobs that require them especially mentally. Of course, these people need more intense physical activity. It is reversed for people with jobs that require them physically. In conclusion, everything has to be weighed in perfect balance.

A Healthy Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the vital elements for a perfect health. Good nutrition provides your body and brain with all the minerals and vitamins necessary for good functioning.

Any deficiency in vitamins or minerals can lead to quite severe conditions.

It is important to mention here that moderation in everything you eat or drink only lead to good results. Moderate intake of coffee, alcohol can have positive results, while the excess will lead to disastrous effects on your health. I do not think we need to mention the negative effect of smoking on your body.

A Positive Attitude

An Active Life

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

A positive attitude is the key to a happy life.

A positive attitude is the magnet that attracts good on you.

A positive attitude will not allow life to dominate you, but rather you will control your own life.

An optimist has the power to do incredible things. However, “Mind Dominates Matter.

A positive attitude will lead to an overall good health and to an exceptional quality of life.