Top 5 Secrets of How to Be Healthy in a Toxic World
Out here is mostly toxic space; the world is becoming a more cynical place.
16:03 17 June 2020
Toxicity levels of our social interactions are at an all-time high. It follows, therefore, that it is more complicated than ever to stay positive. Yet, it is at this very toxic period where it is difficult to stay positive, that it becomes even more important to stay positive. We have to protect our wellbeing of mind and body from all the various threats posed against it.
Here's What You Can Do to Shield Yourself and Stay Healthy
The goal is clear: we need to stay positive. But how do we go about it? How do we evade all the surrounding toxicity and maintain our health of mind and body? Below we explore several practical steps you can take to achieve your goal of total wellbeing. A number of these steps are targeted towards proper care of the body, and the others involve taking adequate care of the mind. Appropriately followed, they can help you achieve your goal of staying healthy in a toxic environment.
1. Open only to the good stuff, don't let the negatives stay
As we interact with the components of our environment, we will inevitably meet negativity, just as much as we encounter positivity. With the toxic turn the world is taking, it is not improbable that we face more negativity than positivity. However, while we may have little control over what we encounter, we can determine how it affects us. One of the ways to stay healthy is to be selectively focused. Dwell only on the positive things and refuse as much as possible to let the negativity get to us by not dwelling on it more than is necessary to. This can help us to have a healthier cheerful mind, and create a positive perspective on life.
2. Awaken your mind in meditation
Our social interactions may leave our minds cluttered, numb, and unable to focus. If this toxic state is maintained for an extended period, it may adversely affect the health of our mind and body. One of the ways to take care of our minds is to pick up the practice of meditation. Regular meditation can help to improve focus as well as properly relax the mind and body, primarily serving as a detoxification process for the mind. This, in turn, can help you stay healthy even when your environment is a toxic one.
3. Boost your body with health supplements
Along with taking care of your mind, as listed above, it is also essential to take care of Your body. One of the ways you can do this is by the use of health supplements. These health supplements are targeted at replenishing in your body the essential nutrients which it requires and also to produce beneficial effects on the mind and body. These supplements come in various types designed to provide different health-enhancing results. Examples of popular health supplements that you may want to check out include omega-three fish oil, original shilajit, multivitamins, among others.
4. A healthy lifestyle is a shield
One of the ways by which we can stay healthy in a toxic environment is by actively maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Eat healthily, exercise appropriately, drop unhealthy habits as much as possible. It is tough to stay healthy when your lifestyle tends towards the harmful part of the spectrum. As is often said, we are what we consistently do. Therefore inculcating the habit of a healthy lifestyle can considerably improve our chances of staying healthy even when our environment is becoming more toxic. The healthy lifestyle we live can then act as a shield that protects us from the many unhealthy effects of a toxic environment.
5. Take breaks from the toxic
Sometimes we may feel overwhelmed by all the toxicity around. When that happens, it is not the best option to remain immersed in a toxic situation, as that will likely only worsen things. A better option is to extract ourselves from the harmful position for a while, at least. Take breaks to give yourself a chance to recover. Do a brain detox. We do not have to wait for the situation to get out of hand before taking a recovery pause. Making it a regular practice to take breaks can help us maintain our health and focus in a toxic environment.
Staying healthy, even when in a toxic environment, is essential. The article above discusses several ways we can achieve that goal. It is important to note that it is better to follow these steps in an appropriate combination, as it may offer more significant benefits that way than otherwise.