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Global Wellness Day: 3 Practical Tips To Enhance Your Overall Health

Jonathan Tiong, AUSMAT 1301
Alumnus now the Founder & Principal Chiropractor of Balance Chiropractic

Happy Global Wellness Day! As we celebrate this special day dedicated to living well, I want to share three practical and effective tips to enhance your overall health and keep your body in top shape. These tips are easy to incorporate into your daily routine and can make a big difference in how you feel and have also helped patients in our office. 

Tips #1 Posture Perfection

Maintaining good posture throughout the day is essential for preventing headaches, back pain, and fatigue. One simple cue to improve your posture is the 20-20-20 rule: for every 20 minutes of work/study, take a 20-second break and look at something 20 feet away. This not only helps your posture but also reduces overall eye strain. Try it out and notice the positive changes. 

Tips #2 Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is crucial for your spinal health. Dehydrated spinal discs can be the cause of back pain and muscle aches, so aim to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Adding a slice of lemon or cucumber to your water can make it more enjoyable and provide extra nutrients. 

Tips #3 Be Active

Incorporating movement and exercise into your daily routine is vital. Simple stretches and light exercises can keep your body flexible and reduce stiffness. Start with a basic cat-cow stretch to improve spinal flexibility. If you have a desk job, try to get up and move around every hour. On top of in-office stretches, sticking to an exercise routine be it going for a game of badminton, or a regular walk is great in ensuring you stay physically and mentally active. Your body will thank you! 

Bonus Tip: Mindfulness 

Taking a few minutes each day to practice mindfulness can greatly reduce stress and improve mental clarity. Whether through meditation or deep breathing exercises, a healthy mind leads to a healthy body. 

Although Global Wellness Day is celebrated annually, let us take this opportunity to make every day a wellness day! By implementing these tips, staying active, staying hydrated, and listening to your body, you can greatly enhance your well-being. For personalized advice and more tips, feel free to reach out to your local chiropractor. Happy Global Wellness Day! 

Remember, wellness is a journey, not a destination. Take small steps every day, and you’ll see big results. Stay well, stay happy! 

From us at Balance Chiropractic, Where Health is a Balance. 
Jonathan Tiong, Founder & Principal Chiropractor of Balance Chiropractic
Australian Matriculation (WACE), MCKL Alumnus (AUSMAT1301)

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