Taking Care Of Your Body

1168 Words Dec 17th, 2014 5 Pages
I can not stress enough how important it is to take care of your body. Our parents teach us to take care of ourselves from the moment we’re born. Everything you do affects your physical, mental/emotional, and social health. Taking care of your body is very beneficial. By staying physically active you are allowing yourself to be in shape. For example, going for a walk daily is one easy way to be physically active. It is important to keep up with your physical health because by doing so you decrease your risk of disease, look better, and it helps you avoid injuries. If you’re not physically active it can cause anxiety and other problems. However it is also important to take care of your body to maintain healthy mentally/emotionally. You can keep up with your mental/emotional health by learning to express your feelings in appropriate ways, thinking before you act, and by striving for balance in your life. Follow these three easy steps and you’ll be on your way in no time. If you lack these skills you could find yourself needing therapy and other types of medication. Finally the importance of taking care of your social health. You keep your social health, healthy, by staying positive, being nice to others, and by having respect. Not everyone is going to agree with you and not everyone is going to like you. All you can do is be yourself and surround yourself with people that inspire you to do better. These are three of many reasons why it is important to take good care of your…
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