Health For You = Healthy Friends & Family!

November 1, 2021
GREENFINGERS… the Alan Titchmarsh column
November 1, 2021

Health For You = Healthy Friends & Family!

Family trekking in the woods; Quality family time concept

Today’s society places ever-increasing demands on our time. With the pressures of juggling career, domestic tasks, managing finances, and caring for loved ones, it can be difficult to concentrate on our own health.


It is often only when our health begins to suffer and our body starts to send out alarm signals forcing us to slow down, that we truly begin to focus on ourselves.


However, by making time for yourself every day, to eat healthily, exercise andfocus on your inner wellbeing, you will ultimately reduce your risk of developing a variety of serious health conditions. Not only will this benefit your health long-term, but by spending time on you, you ensure that you continue to be there for those you love for years to come.


So being well aware of the importance of healthy living and staying physically active has many benefits’.


We can encourage our children to play outside and join youth sports, while we may be active ourselves. Physical activity is so important that we often schedule time to do it. Not often enough, however, do we consider making time to exercise as a family. While we find time for family game or movie night, family physical activities are often forgotten. It may seem silly, but there are many benefits to family exercise.


Family exercising can be both fun and a good opportunity to build relationships. Remember to always take care to stay safe and avoid injury.


Best wishes, David

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