7 Effective Ways To Love Yourself


7 Effective Ways To Love Yourself

By: Dr. Eric Hefferon PT, DPT, CSCS, GPS, CIDN

Here are 7 effective ways to love yourself- and all are things you can do and try today!

  1. Put the phone away– spend at least 1 hour a day away from your phone. computer or tablet. The world will not end if you don’t check your Facebook news feed every 5 seconds. Respond to the random text messages later. Its time to remove yourself from technology and relax! Meditation, prayer, and or reflection are all great ways to ease your mind from the daily chaos.
  1. Consume Brazil nuts – Brazil nuts contain high levels of selenium which is a trace mineral important for immune function, cognitive function, fertility for men and women, heart function, diabetes, thyroid function, inflammation, and much more. Brazil nuts will also keep your hair and skin looking healthy and young.
  1. Sleep – Adults should sleep 7-9 hours a night. Stop checking your Facebook or watching the late night news until 11 pm. Try getting up early and being more productive, less stressed to get to work, and more time to eat a healthy breakfast.
  1. Drink more water – drink at least half your body weight in ounces (oz.). This will increase your energy, help remove toxins, help to lose weight, promote healthy skin, fight infection, promote a healthy brain and heart, and can improve arthritis and pain. Best way to start your day
  1. Exercise – 30-60 minutes of moderate-intense exercise per week (5 days a week). There are so many studies, and articles that show how important exercise is for overall health and wellbeing. This link shows 50 reasons to exercise: 50 reasons to exercise
  1. Schedule time on your calendar for yourself- all week you are scheduling time for meetings, kids practice, and appointments … start scheduling time for yourself every week! Schedule your workouts during the week, meet a friend for coffee, have dinner with your husband or wife, schedule time for an hour of bodywork at Impact Physical Therapy. Don’t let your schedule be too busy to make time for yourself.
  1. Schedule an appointment at Impact Physical Therapy – we can make you feel better!! Imagine getting rid of that nagging low back pain that you feel every night after work, or the knee pain that limits your ability to exercise daily. Stop thinking that the foot pain will go away on its own. Its time to have the Impact Team take away your pain and get you back to a life without limitations. Listen to what others are saying about Impact: Impact Testimonials. 

About Dr. Eric Hefferon

Dr. Eric Hefferon received his advanced doctorate degree in physical therapy from the innovative A.T. Still University. He has been practicing in the west valley for 6 years and has made strong ties to local gyms and medical practitioners. Dr. Hefferon started Impact Physical Therapy due to his passion for an individualized healthcare approach. He knew by creating a clinic that was out of network he could help give patients the results they deserve. His treatment style attracts patients from all over the valley and even out of state. People will travel to seek Dr. Hefferon’s solutions!

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