Wellness Wednesdays – Motherhood…Mum’s the Word

It’s almost Mother’s Day (here’s your reminder in case you forgot!). While you are out shopping for roses, flowers, chocolates and jewelry, I want you to think for a moment exactly what “Mother’s Day” really means.

According to Webster’s: “Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families.”

This means that that THIS Mother’s Day, we at Gentle Wellness Center would like for mothers of all kind to perhaps read below at some of the things we suggest doing so that we can keep you around as long as possible! πŸ™‚

EAT HEALTHY

Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health!

LIVE MORE

Add physical activity to your life; it’s one of the most important things you can do for your health.

There are many benefits to physical activity. It can help:
Control your weight
Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease
Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
Reduce your risk of some cancers
Strengthen your bones and muscles
Improve your mental health and mood
Increase your chances of living longer

SLEEP WELL

Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression. How you feel and perform during the day is related to how much sleep you got the night before.

MANAGE STRESS

Stress can be beneficial by helping you develop skills to cope with and adapt to new and potentially threatening situations throughout life. However, the beneficial aspects diminish when the stress is severe enough to overwhelm your ability to take care of yourself and your family.

CHECK YOURSELF

Many women experience depression, including pregnant women, postpartum women, and women who are not pregnant. Depression is common. If you are worried about the way you have been feeling, it is important to tell a doctor or nurse about your concerns. If you are thinking about harming yourself or know someone who is, tell someone who can help immediately!

We love and honor ALL Mother’s and hope that we can assist each and every one of you in a happier and healthier life.

Here’s more articles below on up and coming moms and expert moms to read! HAPPY EARLY MOTHER’S DAY! πŸ™‚

http://www.drnorthrup.com/the-miracle-of-motherhood-your-way/

http://bodyecology.com/articles/baby_formula_health_risks.php

http://bodyecology.com/articles/two-smart-pregnancy-tips.php

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