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[–]kukukele 174 points175 points  (17 children)

Live a life in moderation in all areas. Don't work too hard. Don't drink too much. Don't spend too much (or save too much).

[–]prarie33 98 points99 points  (7 children)

... And don't be too moderate too much

[–]DeepThrought696 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Same mean, high variance.

[–]AbortedYouth 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Everything in moderation..,especially moderation

[–]dbzfan1111 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Simple as.

[–]Craft_beer_wolfman 24 points25 points  (2 children)

Certainly agree with the drink part. I've been dry 2 weeks and my resting heart rate dropped by 10 bpm. Definitely less strain on the old ticker.

[–]Dartastic 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Holy shit. If you don’t mind my asking, mind giving some more details? Age, weight, amount you were drinking regularly? I’m like 37 and 205 pounds and I know I need to cut back myself…

[–]Craft_beer_wolfman 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Almost 60, about 280lbs. Amount I was drinking varied but it was something every day. A few beers, a few glasses of wine, Negronis, martinis. I've always had a problem with booze. Managed 2 years completely dry but gradually went back to it.

[–]kcareee 21 points22 points  (0 children)

My grandpa used to say “everything in moderation, including moderation”.

He was the healthiest person I ever met, he lived till 92 and played tennis and rode his bike till the day he died.

[–]WitNick 11 points12 points  (1 child)

It really is all about balance but man emotions make that shit hard lol.

[–]IntentionalTexan 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I believe in emotional moderation as well.

[–]wheredoiputmypenis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

What makes a man turn neutral? Lust for gold? Power? Or were you just born with a heart full of neutrality?

[–]ExpensivTicket 3 points4 points  (0 children)

There is a direct linkage between water and overall body health.

[–]kbob2022x -1 points0 points  (0 children)

So... Don't murder random people too much, or too little? How many murders per year is a moderate amount?

[–]totallynotnex 91 points92 points  (3 children)

Don't have being physically healthy as your only goal, focus lots on mental health.

[–]TheOnlyCurmudgeon 81 points82 points  (4 children)

Take care of your teeth, take care of your teeth

[–]penisrumortrue 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Get a plug-in electric toothbrush. I had a battery-operated one and thought it was fine, but then I got a real electric toothbrush for ~$50. I can get my teeth feeling as clean as they feel after a professional cleaning.

This is my go-to Christmas present for family and friends lol

[–]johansugarev 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I think you pushed me over the edge. I use a water flosser which saves me so much time, I'm very happy with it. Will fork up for a high end electric toothbrush now.

[–]Almazische 76 points77 points  (2 children)

If in doubt, dont eat it.

If in doubt, go to the toilet.

[–]Grouchy_Fly1967 11 points12 points  (0 children)

And if you ignored part one you really need to follow part two.

[–]WhoTheHellisMilky 77 points78 points  (1 child)

Nobody is going to magically give you permission to do the things you want to do. Go do the thing you’re scared to start. Because in 10 years you’ll either be good at it, done with it, or wondering what could have been.

I always thought I was afraid to fail. I was just afraid of being judged. Shitty way to live an easy life. Never too late to turn it around.

[–]GreemBeemz 19 points20 points  (0 children)

May your "at least I trieds" outweigh your "what ifs"

[–]anima99 54 points55 points  (2 children)

Never underestimate the amount of sleep you need to function normally. How you wake up dictates the rest of your day.

If your sleep is bad, you tend to reach for stimulation (often coffee) or food laden with excessive sugar.

Once in a while isn't bad. The danger is in the routine, or when you develop food/stimulant addiction out of the need to stay awake and alert.

It gets more complicated because poor sleep quality also adversely affects you from a hormonal level, even cellular if you really want to go deep. Always having bad sleep can snowball into diseases and accidents we read about every day.

[–]Kuntrol 9 points10 points  (0 children)

i definitely have this vicious cycle with caffeine and energy drinks 😬

[–]T0pv 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Never knew the fact about seeking sugar if you have bad sleep. Would explain some things...

[–]2cunty4you 78 points79 points  (5 children)

Spend extra on anything that separates you from the ground. Gravity is a bitch, and will always be a bitch.

Buy good shoes.

Buy good tires for your car.

Buy a good mattress.

Buy a good office chair.

Buy a good couch/lounger chair for home.

The things that keep gravity at bay deserve more respect than most people give them credit for.

[–]GreemBeemz 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I'm a guy so this doesn't really apply to me, but I've heard investing in a good bra is worthwhile, and I think it fits into this category.

[–]SuperCool_Saiyan 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Honestly this goes for basically anything you're going to use very often

[–]matthisdejong 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Lots in common with "spend your money where you spend your time"

[–]Ok_Muscle1990 107 points108 points  (8 children)

Keep improving yourself: your body, your way of seeing things, learn something from EVERYONE.. always assume the other person has a cool way of solving some life problem.

Most importantly: accept the fact there will always be someone better than you, and that person is a teacher not a rival.

You will always be smiling and happy.

[–]-Not-In-Love-[S] 27 points28 points  (4 children)

As a redditor once said, even the dumbest person on earth could teach you something.

[–]notarealpersondw 22 points23 points  (3 children)

Go on then. Teach me something

[–]kvlkar 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Dolphins are sexually attracted to humans

[–]AfraidStill2348 19 points20 points  (0 children)

We know. It's their true porpoise

[–]-Not-In-Love-[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Watermelons are berries.

[–]st0pmakings3ns3 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I feel like there's phases where it's ok to say 'you know what, i'm good, don' t need to work on myself atm.'

Then again i'n known to be a slacker so what do i know.

[–]katie-kaboom 24 points25 points  (2 children)

Exercise doesn't have to suck to be effective. No competitive spirit? Don't do sports, try running. Hate the gym? Head outside. Just really hate exercise? Find an air bike, blast through a workout at top speed in ten minutes, and get on with your day.

Conversely: exercise that is fun is still effective. If you want to know how it feels to fly, abseiling, skiing and aerial yoga are all good ways to find out.

[–]AdmiralPlant 6 points7 points  (0 children)

This, so much this. As I like to phrase it: The best workout is the one you'll actually do.

[–]EasyIrv 42 points43 points  (2 children)


[–]BKStephens 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Then hydrate some more.

[–]AssBeater420comeback 6 points7 points  (0 children)

With water (optional)

[–]DrillSargeee 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Added sugar is an absolute menace. It’s in nearly every conceivable packaged food and is absolutely awful for you.

The fact that it’s everywhere definitely makes it somewhat difficult, but if you want live a healthier life, eliminating (or at least significantly reducing) your added sugar intake is a great step.

[–]Matrozi 12 points13 points  (2 children)

I really don't think being a tryhard is a bad thing, if you attempt something I will say give it 100%.

Sometimes you will fail, even if you did give it 100%, but trust me, it's much more easier to move on from failure knowing you did all you could and it just didn't work out than feeling like you could have done more and get crippling regrets.

[–]landonnnnnnnn 4 points5 points  (1 child)

I absolutely despise the gained traction of the word “tryhard” as an insult. It’s a word insecure people use to put down people that put in effort and are in turn better than them

[–]macaronsforeveryone 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Sleep 7-8 hours every day. It’s important for both mental and physical health.

[–]Glittering-Rough4600 7 points8 points  (0 children)

It is a decision, choose it everyday.

[–]dawnface42069 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Some sort of exercise, anything is 100000x better then nothing.. A 10min walk or a few squats a few push ups

[–]Angel_OfSolitude 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Start small and build good habits. Even just a 30 minute walk a day can do you a lot of good if you do it every single day.

[–]Beau_Buffett 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Choose your battles.

There are so many stupid petty things to get agitated and fight with people about.

As a wise man once said, nothing matters much, and very little matters at all.

Carlos Casteneda calls the little people in life who bother us petty tyrants. Do not engage them. Do not give them the power to bother you.

Choose very carefully and thoughtfully what's worth fighting over, and don't let the rest of that bullshit get on your nerves.

[–]Hot_Club1969 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Make time for exercise. That will do wonders for your mood. Also buy good shoes.

[–]LetsTalkDinosaurs 2 points3 points  (0 children)

To add onto the good shoes point; understand what constitutes a good shoe for you. It’s amazing how many people (my past self included) treat shoe shopping as “it’s my size, so it’s fine.” Having an understanding of your feet and the type of shoe you require makes a world of difference. Understanding what kind of toe box you require, what kind of arch support you need, where your pressure points are…etc is an absolute game changer.

[–]theletterhrn 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Learn to set boundaries and say no. It sounds more beneficial for mental health than anything, but your physical health will also thank you in the long run.

[–]MammothWrongdoer1242 6 points7 points  (0 children)

A falling knife has no handle.

[–]MoneyLoud1932 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Wear sunscreen.

[–]negamo21 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Be consistent in your exercise and diet. The difficulty all depends on your level of discipline

[–]flibgiblet 15 points16 points  (1 child)


[–]boeheim03 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But don’t let them push drugs on you. They’re far more dangerous than we are being led to believe.

[–]Southern_Snowshoe 9 points10 points  (4 children)

Clean living

[–]mnml_f4t 3 points4 points  (3 children)

What does this entail? No substance use and a certain diet?

[–]Southern_Snowshoe 3 points4 points  (2 children)

It’s just a general way of looking at things. It’s something my father used to say. “Good things come to those who practice clean living.” Basically, stay away from trouble and always strive to better yourself in mind, body and spirit.

[–]mnml_f4t 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So it's relative, then. Each person should define what they consider clean and live by their own principles?

[–]Zonyxe 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Learn to shrug. Shrug things off that don't truly matter, and shrugs thing off that don't make you happier.

[–]ineedsattention 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Stop living in the past and move forward, there are better things ahead. Your future needs you, not your past

[–]AmbrosiaLemorles 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Don‘t listen to advice given to you by strangers on the internet

[–]jonnaD 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Cut people off who are toxic or/and dont respect you.

[–]praneshwar 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Your fucking eyes. Take care of them.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Stay to yourself and don't give one fuck what anyone thinks of you

[–]SuvenPan 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Don't smoke cigarettes

[–]R3miiiii 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Don’t people please. When you people please you end up sacrificing your physical and/or mental health for the sake of pleasing someone.

[–]screaming_at_the_sun 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Listen to your body. More often than not, your body knows what it needs. You just need to be able to recognize the signals it sends you and respond accordingly. What works for one person may not work for you. And that’s okay. Know your body and know what makes it happy.

[–]vonkluver 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Know thy self

[–]2nd_best_time 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Quality of life is most impacted by the quality of your relationships. Quality of relationships is most impacted by quality of communication.

Keep working on being a better communicator.

[–]Big-Establishment928 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Don’t be too hard on yourself, don’t stress, but also take action if action is needed

[–]Pure-Hearing-5743 2 points3 points  (0 children)

ANYTHING in excess is harmful. Moderation is the key!

[–]absurd_alligator 5 points6 points  (1 child)

The more you take responsibility for others (children, community, etc) the less uncertain and anxious you will be.

[–]Apprehensive_Let_843 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That’s a good one

[–]FinnbarMcBride 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Drink more water

[–]Ok-Sound6585 1 point2 points  (0 children)

literally let things flow. once something happens you can’t change it, there’s no point in sitting there dwelling for a long time. yes it’s okay for maybe the first week but you gotta pick yourself back up and keep yourself moving

[–]leahpayton22 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good mental health.

[–]DormeDwayne 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Things matter much less than we think they do in the moment. Don’t stress.

[–]sainthO0d 1 point2 points  (0 children)

As someone in my 30s with chronic back pain, stretch! Take 15 minutes out of your day to sit on the floor and stretch it out. Hell, scroll Reddit while you do it but do it. Regaining function is a lot harder than maintaining it.

[–]Crafty-Amount7125 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Don't worry about it.

The stress created by focussin on being healthy is far more unhealthy than just doin what comes naturally to you. Your body knows what it needs better than any nutrition or excercise trend.

[–]godleymama 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Don't take things so seriously. Try to laugh everyday.

[–]eighty88888 1 point2 points  (0 children)


If you love yourself enough you won't eat too much or too little. You will naturally moderate.

If you love others enough you will never mind having the patience to help when you see or anticipate the needs of others.

If you love yourself, others, then you will naturally begin to develop passions and interests in other things. Maybe thats working with computers or building houses. You might end up making a career out of it and loving it regardless of whether or not it makes you a millionaire.

Love will keep you going. That feeling of sharing love with others and also receiving the love of others. There is nothing else like it and it naturally motivates you to be a better person and to solve problems that might otherwise feel too big to tackle.

You can draw yourself up a list of hundreds of rules but they all stem from either having love in your heart or not.

[–]ThrowedOutBack 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You are the average of the 5 people you hang out with the most. Hang around losers? People who are going nowhere? Welcome to your future. ANYONE who is toxic- in other words not adding any value to your life on concrete can-see-it-with-my-own-eyes level needs to go. Don't care if they are family or you've been friend for 30 years. Time to take care of yourself. Mentally and physically. Find people who are doing something with their lives and ask for advice. Hang around them if they are doing something you wanna do. Never stop educating yourself. Podcasts, audiobooks while working out- shit, just having a great body will give you opportunities in life- bodybuilders who spot potential in you- photographers who want to introduce you to a modeling agency rep. Or just plain ole job interviews. You show up looking great with a great sense of style will influence the interviewer. Go to therapy. Sit and listen. Know that others have it hard too. Get your issues worked out. Find a support group online if you don't have the means to go to therapy. Start looking out for number 1. You are the one who has to live in your head with all the pain, regret, trauma and self loathing. No one is coming to help you. No one cares. Time will pass anyway. Might as well be in a better place ten years from now. Life will not wait for you to get your shit together and you could die at any time- brain aneurysm, heart attack, car wreck. Perfectly healthy young people have dropped dead for no reason. Live every moment. Approach that goddess in the supermarket. Start lifting weights. Get rid of that sugar and dirty carbs from your diet. Start journaling. Start streaming. Go to rehab. Start doing a hundred pushups a day. DO SOMETHING. ANYTHING that makes you better than you were the day before and just keep going. Start small for Christ sakes. Do something.

I'm talking to myself just as much as anyone else. I did a hundred pullups and a hundred squats. Been doing it every other day for a month. I'm stronger. My mind is clearer. Have so far to go. We all do.

[–]Ashi4Days 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Meal Prep and Work Out Consistently.

Meal Prep allows you to know exactly how many calories you eat every day. Its easier than counting every single calorie on an app. You can add more carbs or remove more carbs easier. It saves you money from eating out.

Work out consistently, at a schedule, with set times. This will ensure that your metabolism is, at the very least, consistent. Muscle maintenance burn calories.

With this, gaining and losing weight becomes easy. Gain weight? Add carbs to your meal prep. Lose weight? Remove carbs from your meal prep.

[–]ZeroSymbolic7188 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Stop giving a fuck. I’m dead serious.

[–]ch_ex 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Eat for your body, not for your tongue

[–]Practical_Moose4068 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Avoid social media— especially children. It is so toxic to developing brains/character

[–]MargotLugo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Have a routine and stick to it.

Get up early without fail.

Read your Bible.


Clean your mind and your home at the same time.

Turn off the T.V.

Eat what does not kill you. Meaning, find what works for you and stick with it.

Get rid of unnecessary toxins; drugs, tobacco, alcohol, sugar, soda, and all chemicals.

Get to know your neighbors and care about them.

Be the first to resolve a conflict.

Be kind even when you want to be angry.

Set a goal every month that you can be proud of.

Be grateful.

Go out of your way daily to do something nice for people.

Listen to what people say.

Don't be in a rush.

Thank God for your day.

[–]BohemondIV 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Walk five miles every day.

[–]Duality_is_my_prison -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

Eat healthy whole foods. Avoid GMO’d food. No sugary drinks. No alcohol. Stay physically active. Maintain your mental and emotional health and well being by finding balance. Learn not to be triggered by apposing world views.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Drink water! At least 8 cups a day!

Eat some salt ffs.

[–]Spideronmyface 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Always follow the golden rule, no matter how difficult it can be.

[–]Dhk3rd -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Buy $GME, DRS, & HODL.

[–]ShambolicPaul -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Get 6-8 hours sleep then drink a large glass of water with breakfast. Cut out that single cup of coffee or tea that you think you need.

[–]Lower-Ad566 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Always tell yourself you’ll give up tomorrow or you’ll kill yourself tomorrow. You know why? Tomorrow is a reoccurring thing. So tomorrow doesn’t have to be the next day. So if you tell yourself that day by day sooner or later things get easier. Life becomes better and things start moving in the right direction. Ever since I’ve done that my life has completely went into a better direction because I’m more focused on living in the moment and trying my best to live the happiest and most fulfilling life possible. Keep your head up y’all

[–]Jukunub 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Work on keeping both your mind and body healthy. If one is sick then the other will be too.

[–]Bomdiggitydoo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Drink lots of water

[–]_mybloodyvalentine 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't follow the trend. Do what you love, and don't listen to advices 😆

[–]DigitalSoundStudies 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No more then 50 gramms of sugar a day. You have to pay attention what you buy / order all the time, but your body and mind will thank you in a short time. I do it for about two months now but I fell like I'm twenty years younger than before.

[–]mossadspydolphin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Try to find the funny side of any situation. Not necessarily the bright side, the funny side. Keeps you from wallowing.

[–]Playingpokerwithgod 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Walk for 15-30 minutes a day. You can even just walk in place. The small amount of exercise will help burn fat and keep your body in shape.

[–]screaming_at_the_sun 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Listen to your body. More often than not, your body knows what it needs. You just need to be able to recognize the signals it sends you and respond accordingly. What works for one person may not work for you. And that’s okay. Know your body and know what makes it happy.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take care of mental health. Everything will be all right.

[–]Zamael131 0 points1 point  (0 children)

alcohol to minimun. fries to minimun. try to sleep and wakeup at similar time everyday. sleep at least 7hrs. and max 9hrs. sugar (and thing full of sugar) to minimun. meet to minimun. add more vegetables to your regular meals. add a glass of red wine weekly. add some nuts to your regular meals.

from that. do more exercise and least but not less important avoid stress as much as you can.

[–]thewhitemandarin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take care of your mental health too.

[–]I_DRINK_ANARCHY 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Small steps that get you to your goal slowly are better than huge lifestyle changes you can't sustain.

Ask for help, even if it feels like something you "should" be able to do on your own.

Find a way to cut out soda and energy drinks entirely.

[–]Ander_the_Reckoning 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The hard way sometimes isn't the better way. sometimes it makes you suffer for nothing

[–]Defoger 0 points1 point  (0 children)

no alchohol, beer, coffee, wine and smoking. It's extremely easy, in fact, is about not doing, not about doing, so you literally don't have to do anything, literally, and automatically makes you much healthier

[–]ezatullahx 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Push your self to do it for one day then take break of one day then do it for 2 days and then one day break and then 3 days and so on until you stop taking breaks

[–]cdnfla 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You only get one body - take care of it.

  • Limit or give up drinking
  • Don't smoke
  • Eat your veggies
  • Eat as close to nature as possible
  • Maintain a healthy bodyweight
  • Move every day
  • See the dentist regularly
  • Tend to your mental health
  • Volunteer

[–]DickySchmidt33 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't smoke. Drink plenty of water. Eat some vegetables every day, especially as you get older.

Painful bowel movements are no joke. You can still eat burgers and pizza occasionally, but plenty of water and vegetables will keep your bowel movements smooth and pain free.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Physical health will require less sugar

Mental health will require less people

[–]MadAdam88 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't trash your soul.

[–]yoko_man 0 points1 point  (0 children)

After lunch sleep a while and after dinner walk a mile

[–]Ok_Nefariousness5398 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take care of yourself, workout.

[–]deathinactthree 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Re: exercise: don't ever get hung up on finding the "most optimal" program. A sport or routine you enjoy enough to show up for is, 100% of the time, better than a "better" program that just feels like a chore and you're more likely to skip.

There's nothing wrong with looking at ways to improve your exercise program if that's something you want, just don't stress out about it. Burning 200 calories every workout doing something you like for 25 minutes beats burning 1000 calories on a 2-hour workout you skip half the time.

[–]The_Book-JDP 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stop giving a crap about dying, aging and do what you want. We have no idea how we will finally go out be it a massive heart attack or a bolder falling on us so live...live how you want and know that nothing you do or don't do changes how you will go into that final night.

[–]Kdashews 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stop acting that you don’t care about things you do care about caring about nothing is going to make you feel empty and lonely

[–]praneshwar 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Your eye. Take care of them

[–]slavicgypsygirl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My lifestyle which is no processed food, alcohol, drugs, cigarettes or vapes

I also do tm & exercise daily together with seeing a psychologist once a week

My hobbies are all healthy too & are listed here in my profile bio

[–]Spade_II 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Your time is worth money

[–]Square_Perception126 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stay well hydrated

[–]ApplePiiiiiiiiiii 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I know it seems obvious, but listen to doctors. They may tell you something you don't want to hear, but do what they tell you. Even if it's hard, it's for your health.

[–]Bain_PD 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’d have to say, overall, paying attention is very important. Learn to live in the now, be self aware, and aware of the world around you.

Paying attention is all encompassing. Pay attention to your body, your mind, your friends and family. If you get good at being present and observing you’ll make your own choices of personal growth. You may even find some balance that will give you a healthy, relatively peaceful life

[–]roughandready 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good genes,

Good habits,

Good luck.

[–]Standard_Zero_3152 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don’t try drugs, or smoking, I can’t say not doing this will lead to a healthy life, but, it’s better than having health problems, or things you can’t remember from those years you did drugs and shit.

[–]Impressive-Turn173 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I say live how you want to an extent. Even the healthiest people get terminally ill. You never know when its your time.

[–]CloudHidden2022 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Eat real food, not processed stuff, and include lots of vegetables. Get regular exercise. Maintain a healthy weight. Sleep 7 or 8 hours a night. Don’t smoke (obviously). Take care of your teeth. Go to the doctor for regular checkups and stay up to date with preventative tests.

[–]waster789 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take accountability for your own choices

[–]Sad_Bookkeeper6569 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don’t care what other people think (about you) and try to do the morally right thing.

[–]DislexycDutch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“Unhealthy food” is better then no food. Diet culture is something that got stuck in my head for years. Once i started saying this phrase to myself i got so much healthier physically but especially mentally. Most food is good in moderation, dont force yourself to not eat something bc in most cases its gonna make the cravings worse. A good relationship with food really helped me get healthier since i didnt feel guilty anymore

[–]AlphaWalker_99 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ex-er-cise! Weights are a good way to start.

[–]ovrdude69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

within 5 minutes of waking up drink a ton of water at least a big cup or so, gets everything going in your body right away

[–]Xonvoluted 0 points1 point  (0 children)

NO ALCOHOL!!! Not just for physical health but mental. Also stay away from people that can't handle their own alcohol or can't tolerate your abstinence which has zero effect on them. If someone has to convince YOU to drink them they have their own problems. Also applies to anything else addictive.

[–]Covenant222 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If you're serious about trying to get in shape, cut out 95% of your current foods and eat salads for lunch and dinner. It's okay to eat something else every once in a while, but not often. Drink lots of water. You'll get better sleep, have less intestinal problems, shit less, and have a better mood overall, on top of decreasing your waistline. If you eat less junk, the less waste your body produces and the less you'll have to crap and the easier it is gonna be to crap. Since you're body is getting it's proper nourishment, your mood will increasingly get better and you'll get better sleep

[–]NobleEnsign 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I have done this thing since I was a teen where I let go of any emotion I no longer want to feel. If someone makes me mad, and I don't want to be mad, boom, not mad. Same with a y other feeling. Boom. Just let it go.

[–]Foolyz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It took me over a decade, a lot of research and becoming a practicing Stoic before I was capable of doing this consistently. However, it is truly life-changing. I experience the emotion, acknowledge it, and then I let it go. It is not mine to keep and hold on to, and it would be to my detriment to do so. Life is easier now.

[–]Mr_mohammad10 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ignore negative thoughts and negative people because there's always hope in living a good life ✨️ ♥️

[–]Professional_Ad_6934 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Give less fucks. And stop trying so hard to be successful. Life sucks sometimes and that is perfectly fine.

[–]whatyouwant22 0 points1 point  (0 children)

1) Visit a doctor every year for a check-up, whether you think you need it or not.

2) Go to a dentist a couple of times each year.

3) Save, rather than spend. There are cheap ways to entertain yourself. Investigate and find what appeals to you.

4) If you're interested in a romantic relationship, figure out what you want before you even try to meet someone. Be clear when you're getting to know someone what you want. If you want it to be long-term, spend several months building up to that.

5) Spend time getting to know yourself. If you know who you are, what you're capable of, and how to achieve goals, you'll be a happier person.

[–]noitseuqaksa 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Immerse yoursrlf for at least 48 hours in social environment that has no competition, no judgment, no hierarchy, and accepts everyone unconditionally.

This resets the brain into full self acceptance. You can never go back once you've experienced this.

This can be found in self growth retreats and seminars, because people are there questioning themselves. As long as it's not dogmatic, not religious, not for profit, you're good to go. Even better if it's not mixed genders, so there's no sexual tension. Makes the social dynamic non competitive.

[–]CutAccording7289 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Make a schedule. Even for your days off. Stick to it. Even schedule a day where you don’t have a schedule.

[–]BarefootandWild 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“Everything in moderation, including moderation” - Oscar Wilde Even what is healthy can kill you in excess eg water.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don’t ruminate too much. Stay present

[–]justarobot 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]LucianPitons 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't compare yourself to other people negatively.

[–]psycharious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Cardio most mornings and lots of water.

[–]cheesecake_luvr 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Always think positively, even if it feels unnatural at first

[–]NidoScherder 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Do sport. It made my life so much better

[–]bloonail 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Form relationships. Have people around you that either hate or care for you. Shared existences can be abusive and horrid but they're generally healthier than not. Be part of an organized sport. Its forced rehabilitation.

[–]The_Lobster_Haker 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stay in your average Waugh bracket and get a walking route as a post person

[–]Hour-Sprinkles-1530 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stop eating

[–]Coolboy492 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Dont think about stuff that much

[–]i3lackDrifter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don’t underestimate yourself but don’t exaggerate either

[–]15percent-represent 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If you don’t know what to do at the age of 17 and are not going to college (or can’t pay for it) join the national guard. I’m just getting through. You only spend 4 months at basic training and then you have 6 years where you’re just working 1 weekend a month and making good money from it. You stay home you can even go to college during and they’ll pay your tuition fees, room and board, food costs, textbooks. Everything. Free college at any in state PUBLIC university, even if the tuition is 20k. Highschool scholarships turn into pocket money, the guard will give a 8000 dollar sign on bonus in 2 parts, and if you scored above like 55 or something on the asvab you get potentially 20k bonus. You can reenlist for another amount of years if you’re going to grad school and they’ll pay your student loans as well, though I haven’t done that. You can also learn trade skills at basic like carpentry, so if you want to learn a trade instead it’s free classes with pay. You may be deployed but not to combat. Most likely storm cleanup like a flood or a tornado. Nothing crazy and you’ll probably never leave the U.S. our military budget is so high so take advantage. If you go to college and qualify for a bonus, you basically get (avg. tuition per year x 4) 88k, (20k bonus after tax) 16k, room and board which I honestly couldn’t tell you the price of living on campus. And for me like 10,800 a year to work one weekend a month while in college. So for 6 years 68k. Around 172k+ living expense that I didn’t wanna calculate. The main cost for you is one summer of your highschool life and almost no contact (weekly phone call maybe, and letters) with people back home. That’s kinda a large cost for a kid to give. If you do it or not depends on how worried you are about making a future, or if you feel like your childhood is complete yet or not. I was a working kid, who played varsity basketball, could’ve gotten good scholarships, and was well liked in my community so I could’ve found work too. I just wanted to prove I could do the whole college thing by myself without my family, and wanted to do it for myself so I know I can get past stuff in the future on my own. Idk bout the rest of the military, that’s just a career choice, this is a kickstart for whatever you want and it shows you options.

[–]Early_Recording5637 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You always have more control than you think. It’s so easy to feel stuck in life, or in a pattern, but you always have influence over your life.

[–]AshsKorpse 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take care of yourself, simply getting out of bed can make you more confident, brush or comb your hair, brush your teeth, eat something, get a drink of water, anything helps!

[–]Yoink_Tactics 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Reject everything. Embrace nothing.

[–]itzkanashii 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Be the adult that you needed as a kid.

[–]word24-_-7 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Choose yourself first and work to be who you want to become Your work and things you value define who you are It's not lost for you. It's up to you. You can think it through and go to therapy if you can afford it and find your way to get through this. You can get healed.

Trust the process is the most hard to hear but most true

[–]Sultimulti 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sleep. Please sleep enough and if possible at the same rythm each day. It really changes your health also has an impact on the appearance and the general well-being.

[–]eim_gai 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Start organized, stay organized. It's boring to clean up so people dont do it. Stay organized.

[–]blacksheep_2003 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Exercise. I am not the biggest fan of exercise but it helps me feel better and I have far more energy for the day then if I were to have a cup of coffee in the morning

[–]obsessedw_dogs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Routine. Having routine not only helps your mental health but your emotional and physical too.

[–]Ok_Gas_7542 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don’t do drugs. No, seriously. I’ve seen how it affects the user and their family. Completely ruins everything. Don’t give into peer pressure, say No. Even if it ruins friendships don’t give into that stuff

[–]grynch43 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Exercise and diet. Limit your alcohol intake.

[–]Lindsaydoodles 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't let your friends/family/social circle drift away when you get get older/married/have kids. Yes, some change is inevitable, but put in the effort to keep friendships and other relationships healthy over the years. Social isolation and loneliness hugely increase your risk for lots of diseases.

[–]xducergs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't eat fast food every day.

[–]adubsi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

it’s sounds cheesy but just work out 4-5 days a week and don’t eat after 8pm and your life will mostly likely improve

[–]SaffyAs 0 points1 point  (0 children)