Our Health Event Summary

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Our Health Event Summary

Healthy Lives

  • Physical health
  • Emotional health
  • Mental health


  • Heart
  • Circulation including brain
  • Lungs
  • Gut /GI
  • Skin
  • Waterworks – both men and women
  • Joints

Everything in moderation

  • Good basic principle

Exercise – 20 minutes 3 times per week

Diet – 3 meals with balance of food types

Alcohol ( if at all) – no more than 14 units/week. Best avoid spirits

Sun care – SPF 50 and don’t forget the ears and nose!

Sleep/rest – varies but there is a minimum requirement.

Get the checks

  • Aged 50 or over – BP, weight, urine, cholesterol, annually, and over 60 add Q fit.
  • Men – prostate tests and self-checks
  • Women – smears and self-checks

Emotional Health 

  • Important to recognise and affirm our emotions
  • Important not to (completely)suppress our emotions

Sharing is ( self-) caring. Speak to someone

Emotional tanks

  • Love and belonging. Significance. Freedom and Fun
  • Keep your tanks full

How to fill an empty tank

  • Know when to quit the day….
  • Live in “day-tight compartments.”
  • Phone a friend.
  • Keep the routines but kill the to-do list.
  • Remember to laugh.

Mental Health

  • We live in a time of great progress, but it comes at a price.
  • Never has there been so much constant stress our lives.
  • Work, family, bills, wars, global warming.

How do I know if I am stressed?

Feel agitated, irritable, heart racing, sweating, breathing too fast, chest tight, stomach churning, possibly needing to run to the loo more often…..both ways!

Adrenaline causes this. Adrenaline has a good function.

How can you counteract Adrenaline?


Relax muscles groups



  • It’s in your hands ( generally).
  • Balance is key.
  • Be proactive and not passive.
  • Little effort can benefit lots.
  • Aim for body mind and spirit in harmony.