Good health is considered as one of the most basic requirements in maintaining one life. A healthy body is has the potential not only keep most of opportunistic infections at bay but also helps one to have the strength to carry out daily activities.Absence of diseases is not the only indicator of good health. One is supposed to maintain a close check on his health condition through what he or she eats and activities he gets involved in. Age should not be portrayed as a hindrance in improving your health despite the circumstances of your current health status.To start with, exercise is a significant activity for maintaining and improving a healthy lifestyle. There are different types of exercise that are available depending on the size and weight of a person which are very beneficial to the body.Benefits of ensuring that the body is accustomed to daily exercise include loss of weight, increased energy and prevention of certain diseases such as heart complications and Type 2 diabetes.
It is important to exercise given the fact that most people living in developed countries lead a sedentary lifestyle.Secondly, a person should observe what he eats since healthy eating is important and different aspects should be considered. The first step is to understand the nature of your food and concentrate on eating a diet that is nutritious as well as balanced.Food can be classified into five broad categories which include vegetable, dairy, grains, fruits and meat/meat alternatives.
For a diet to be balanced, it should contain a certain portion of each of these food categories. Healthy eating protects the skin from premature wrinkles and aging and also ensures that the immunity of the body remains strong to fight any ailments.Studies have revealed that junk food plays a key role in making a person prone to different types of disease such as obesity and cardiovascular complications.Drinking enough water ensures that a person remains active throughout the day. Nutritionist recommend at least eight-ounce glasses of water daily since lack of enough water can lead to dehydration, acne, headaches and stomachaches.
Ensuring that you get enough sleep maintains a healthy body. Eight to ten hours of sleep every day or a minimum of six hours ensures that the brain remains awake and alert during the day. Lastly, a person should refrain from different types of lifestyles that add poison to the body.
Smoking and taking drugs are bad for the body and can cause cancer.To have a successful career in politics, an individual must understand that he is a representative of the general public and that any policies that he presides over must affect the society in a certain way.It is for this reason that a politician needs to keep the interest of the people first before his own interest and fulfill his promises if he wants to be elected back after expiry of his term. It is important to understand who you are serving and the specific needs that are supposed to be fulfilled.A politician must be organized and have an efficient strategy that can easily be implemented.
History has shown us that most people seek for votes from the electorate on the platform of change but as soon as they enter into the coveted offices, they adopt the policies of their predecessors.In addition, people take advantage of public offices and misuse the powers that have been given to them. Despite the fact that corruption is endemic in most societies, success in politics needs a person who can control the urge to steal from public coffers, offer tenders without favor and ensure that all activities and procedures are open and transparent.
It is important to make connections with people who elected you as their representative. Constant visits to the grassroots level are critical since it enables a person to get first hand information concerning the needs of the people. Moreover, this also ensures that current events dose not pass him.Success carries with it many challenges especially when it comes to activities that are under constant watch by the public. Some people such as rival politicians may want to see you fail and even sabotage your projects or just smear your activities so that they can get political mileage.A keen and wise politician should identify such characters and learn from the past so that he can understand and emulate successful politicians.
Successful public servants should firmly understand the failures, trials, mistakes and successes of the previous leaders of the country.For any project to be successfully completed, a politician must be dedicated for it to be accomplished. Failing to apply all your efforts will not achieve much success and this implies that a politician must have enough drive and motivation so that his constituents can know that their leaders can deliver his promises.Lastly, a politician must be of unquestionable integrity and control himself from developing bad habits. Being rude and engaging in tribal politics is the surest way of failing.
In addition, having “skeletons in your closet” is bound to come in the open especially during campaign period and it becomes an automatic reason that will be used against you.