Staying healthy does not have to be boring, there are fun activities that you can do that will still help you to get healthy. Apart from maintaining a healthy diet and hitting the gym to burn calories, you can just sit back for some entertainment and still stay healthy. Some of the ways a movie can positively impact your health includes:
Keep stress at bay
Most of the diseases we get a normally stress related. Whenever we are stressed, the immunity levels in our body lowers and this makes us vulnerable to diseases. Stress also awakes the disease that had been buried up in our systems. By watching a movie we love, the body responds by producing oxytocin which is a feel good hormone that will helps us feel good while keeping the stress at bay. This in turn will help keep diseases at bay hence a healthier you.
Keeps the mind engaged
There is nothing as bad as an idle mind. An idle mind is likely to wander to places that it is not supposed to and can even make us feel sick. Most of the time, sickness stems from the state of the mind and it is therefore very important to have a healthy mind for a healthy body. If the mind feels your body is unwell most of the time you will feel physically the body is unwell. One of the things that can condition the mind to be like that is idleness. When we are busy with a movie we forget about all our worries and pains and that will make us feel better because the state of the mind will change.
Educational on healthy habits
There are movies through which we can learn valuable lessons on improving our health and that can make us feel better. On the flip side there are documentaries which may be in form of movies that can help in educating us on healthy lifestyles. Through movies one can learn on lifestyles changes to adopt for a healthier body. From a movie one can learn from a character the mistakes they made that negatively impacted their health and that can be adopted practically to improve our health.
Health is so much over rated. The truth is staying healthier is simpler than you think. As much as there are many activities that can help in keeping you healthy, over working your body may do you more harm than good therefore sometimes it’s good to take a back seat. Good thing is that there are many rewards that come with taking care of your health. For example if you are doing a Stephen Collins role and you maintain a healthy lifestyle you don’t have to worry about being replaced when you die. Health is wealth and if you are healthy you are likely to live longer. We all love our favorite protagonists in a movie and would wish they live longer; this is possible with a healthy lifestyle.