healthy lifestyles

Ten Wellness Tips: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle

  • Proper nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Relaxation and rest
  • Stress management
  • Avoidance of smoking
  • Yearly physical exams (well visits)
  • Disease awareness and knowledge of risk factors
  • Use of safety devices (seatbelts, helmets, protective padding, good posture)
  • Limitation of alcohol/ drug intake
  • Weight management (loss or gain to standards for height, age and genetic makeup)

Avoiding Illness

A final word of advice: WASH YOUR HANDS. Proper handwashing has been found to be the single most effective way to avoid illness.

Contact Baird Health & Counseling Center or call 603-526-3621 to make an appointment. Below are listed some Web sites that can provide additional information.

National Institutes of Health
Women's Health
Go Ask Alice
Mayo Clinic
Health Central
National Institute on Drug Abuse
On Health
The Vegetarian Resource Group
Whole Health MD
American Heart Association
Diabetes Information
Smoke Free
Alcohol Information