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Steps to start a personal wellness program.

Health and wellness are the important pillars to lead a smooth lifestyle, so plan one. 

Many might think that: what is a wellness program? It is the customized plan of action targeted towards achieving personal wellness or the state of multidimensional health satisfaction. We know there are various aspects of personal wellness covering physical, mental, socioeconomic and emotional health. Therefore, each of these must be nurtured and developed for the overall welfare.

We often take our health for granted because of our mindset: don’t fix anything until it breaks. However, our body doesn’t function in this way. It requires constant preventative care and attention for smooth operation. Therefore, we must go on routine tests and consult a doctor before creating a personal wellness chart. It will improve the way we live our lives and maintain good health.

Here are some of the steps to follow for starting a personal wellness program.

Understand the current status of physical health. Achieving physical wellness is related to maintaining body fitness and intaking proper nutrition. Therefore, the first step towards a physical wellness program is identifying the areas you wish to improve. It gets achieved by regular checkups, avoiding excessive alcohol consumption, quitting smoking and others. Once you have understood your work points, move on to the next step.

Work on setting long-term goals. Create a SMART to-do list, where SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound. You may take help from the expert for acquiring better results. For example, they can guide you with the appropriate exercise or other physical activities based on your age, weight, height and medical conditions. Similarly, you can get a personalized diet chart to ensure that you consume the appropriate nutrition daily.

Keep tracking your progress on a timely basis. Once you start working on your goals, don’t forget to track your progress every week. You can prepare a progress chart and hang it somewhere to get constant motivation. Also, maintaining a journal could help, as you can express your thoughts and insights to receive additional motivation to move forward.

Get the right amount of sleep daily. The human body cannot get compared to a machine. Therefore, we need to take a rest. According to reports, sleeping disorders leads to various diseases. Hence, we must get the appropriate amount of sleep to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Modification is the key. We cannot get comfortable with the routine. Therefore, introduce changes and modifications to trigger the nervous system. By doing this, our body stays awake and gets prepared to fight different situations.

These are a few steps to start a personal wellness program.

Orna Ghosh

Orna is an engineer from Northeast with a keen interest in creative writing. Mysterious facts and thriller stories creates a buzz in her. Living in the city but her heart always belong to the hills, after all Winter is Coming. Let's cosy up and grab a cup of Coffee with some new stories to read.
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