As posted below, TOH contributors Roach, Numskull and Joel Birch were recently in Brisbane for the “It Ain’t Dead” type show with Mild Manners. As a part of the exhibition, the three type based artists painted a large scale mural just off James Street, Brisbane. James Street is one of the most well known lifestyle hubs in the city. So, to celebrate their work we’ve put together some lifestyle changes you can make to improve yourself and your surroundings – Just like the boys did with their art.
Lifestyle related diseases are gradually becoming menace for the global populace. But there are solutions to such problems. There are some easy lifestyle changes that can be made to feel instantly better. Primarily, inclusion of a regular exercise regime can be a good start. Getting into the habit of exercising not only makes an individual feel physically fit but psychologically fit as well. Exercises not only help one in reducing weight but they also help in toning the muscles. Exercises prevent excessive weight gain by forcing one to burn calories. The more intense the exercise the greater is the scope of burning calories and stay fit. Exercise can keep at bay undue ailments like obesity and resulting diabetes. It is a fact that following a regular exercise regime can boost high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and alleviates the levels of unhealthy triglycerides. It must be noted that by infusing an exercise regime in your daily life you can help your blood flow smoothly and you can refrain from the risk of growing cardiovascular diseases. It is a fact that regular exercise can prevent or manage an array of diseases like type 2 diabetes, depression, different types of cancer, arthritis, and so on. If you change your sedentary lifestyle into a mobile one ingrained with regular exercise then it can help you to sustain a good mood all the time. Exercise triggers the release of certain brain chemicals and hormones which keeps a person happy and positive. Also, exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to one’s tissue making his/her cardiovascular system healthy and strong.
Another lifestyle change that can benefit you is to increase your water intake. A dehydrated individual is more prone to ailments than a hydrated one. There are many individuals who are in a habit of consuming less water than what is actually needed. Such a habit can be dangerous for the health. The kind of lifestyle devoid of proper hydration is a poor one and hence, one has to change such lifestyle into a one which maintains hydration. Intake of proper amount of water is essential for one’s health. Water helps transport nutrients to provide energy that is needed to keep one healthy. A dehydrated person often feels tired and can have frequent muscle cramps, dizziness, etc. So it is always a good idea to keep oneself hydrated and make this a habit and a part of the overall lifestyle. Moreover, quitting the habit of smoking and limiting the intake of alcohol must also be considered important lifestyle changes that would lead to a healthier life. Smoking is thoroughly injurious to health and it is constituted of elements that are carcinogenic. Smoking not only makes a person prone to cancer of different kind but it also makes a person prone to developing cardiovascular diseases. Furthermore, smoking can cause kidney damage and can also usher hypertension in one’s life. Also, limiting the intake of alcohol is equally important. Alcohol is also injurious to health and hence, it is better to limit its intake to give your life a healthy shape.