Think Thin Thursday ~ Accept Your Greatness

Real Estate Agent with Florida Supreme Realty SL514814

Here is a list of 15 simple things to consider incorporating into your healthy routine to help balance your mind, body, and spirit.

1. Exercise - Find an exercise you enjoy and start doing it regularly.

2. Be grateful - Stop to think about the things you have going for you and appreciate them.

3. Get plenty of sleep - Sleep is regenerative for your body. The more sleep you get the better you will perform the next day.

4. Breathe deeply - Whenever you think about it stop and take a deep breath. Over time this will become a healthy habit.

5. Install a shower filter - Chlorine is poison. You don't want to inhale it or absorb it through your skin while showering.

6. Ground yourself - Literally, plant your bare feet on the earth as often as possible. Grass or beach, it doesn't matter.

7. Eat organic - Chemicals are used to kill pests on the crops. They are not good for us either.

8. Do more yoga - Great for the body and mind. mindbodygreen readers know the importance of this.

9. Smile more - It feels great and is catching.

10. Spend more time with family and loved ones - In our busy lives we need to make time for the people who matter to us most.

11. Live your passion - Do more of what you love.

12. Meditate - Set time aside daily to rest your mind.

13. Drink clean water - Get a filtration system for your drinking water. Fluoride is not good for your body.

14. Get outdoors more - Go for a hike ride and enjoy nature.

15. Eat plenty of greens - Dark leafy greens are rich in vitamins, minerals and chlorophyll. They help alkalize the body.

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Comments (15)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kevin. Great list. There are a few I should have paid more attention to over the years! Enjoy your day!

Jul 26, 2018 05:04 AM
Kevin J. May

I don't expect anyone to undertake doing all of them at once but a couple incorporated into your existing routine can have a wonderful effect.  

Jul 26, 2018 12:50 PM
Sham Reddy CRS
H E R Realty, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH

I like these most:

13. Drink clean water - Get a filtration system for your drinking water. Fluoride is not good for your body.

14. Get outdoors more - Go for a hike ride and enjoy nature.

15. Eat plenty of greens - Dark leafy greens are rich in vitamins, minerals and chlorophyll. They help alkalize the body.

Jul 26, 2018 05:20 AM
Kevin J. May

Yep, we know why fluoride is added but it should be a choice in my view. You can get a twofer with "grounding" and #14 Sham. Cancer likes acidity so #15 makes perfect sense to me. Thank you for checking in!   

Jul 26, 2018 12:56 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kevin J. May,

What a wonderful list to consider incorporating into your daily routine to help balance your mind, body and spirit!

Jul 26, 2018 05:43 AM
Kevin J. May

Picking one, a couple or the entire list will most indubitably improve your outlook and your in-look Dorie! Thank You!

Jul 26, 2018 12:58 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, Kevin J. May what a great post.... I hope many reblog this....the more who read this, the greater the chance of capturing the attention of some who will follow most of this list.... I'm with you on every point.

for some reason, I was not allowed to reblog this post.... what's that about??

Jul 26, 2018 05:57 AM
Kevin J. May

Thank you Barbara! The reblog function should be working, everything appears to be in order however please let me know if it isn't?

Jul 26, 2018 01:01 PM
Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Good Morning Kevin J. May 

If we did all these things we would certainly live healthier lives. Great post

Jul 26, 2018 08:02 AM
Kevin J. May

I have very high expectations for you Doug, Just pick a few and let me how it goes 30 days from now?

Jul 26, 2018 01:03 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Thanks to my BARFF Nina Hollander I'm getting mind, body, and spirit back into line with her advice to see an acupuncturist to help me get the pain of arthritis back under control Kevin J. May .

Jul 26, 2018 08:16 AM
Kevin J. May

I should have guessed that Nina Hollander knows all about holistic treatments. Thousands of years of use and historical data proves that it must be effective.

Jul 26, 2018 01:08 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


All good advice, and all that we have been doing since we have been together.  And since Bob "RealMan" Timm mentioned acupuncture, I highly recommended.  Mine worked miracles for me.  A

Jul 26, 2018 12:26 PM
Kevin J. May

Alexandra,I'm jumping in to see if it can assist me with some neuropathy. I'll let you know in the next month or so.

Jul 26, 2018 01:10 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm

It's working for me A. of Ron and Alexandra Seigel . I just completed my 4th visit. It's not immediate but it's a whole lot longer lasting, more effective, and better for you than pain killers.

Jul 26, 2018 01:26 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I like your list and see many items I use to stay calm and relieve stress.

Jul 26, 2018 04:36 PM
Kevin J. May

Stress relief is a huge component to our well being, Making these into regular habits can be life changing as noted. Thank you Debbie!

Jul 26, 2018 08:20 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Jeffrey- I need to work on getting more sleep!  We love eating spinach because we feel it gives us so much energy. 

Jul 26, 2018 05:41 PM
Kevin J. May

Don't forget to log that into your Fitbit. Spinach is excellent for powering up the red blood cells with its iron and adding more oxygen into the body. Who's Jeffrey?

Jul 26, 2018 08:27 PM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I got these things down and at 70 you need a turbocharger on them.

Jul 26, 2018 07:08 PM
Kevin J. May

Right behind you Joe, supercharged yes, at lowest boost pressure and an infrequent NOX hit. 

Jul 26, 2018 08:31 PM
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL 305-931-6931

Yes, it is easy to read then to do! :)

Jul 26, 2018 08:01 PM
Kevin J. May

If you can't understand it it'll never get done Evelina. Doing it, one step at a time!

Jul 26, 2018 08:33 PM
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Outstanding post Kevin J. May with common sense tips for a healthy mind and healthy body.  This should be a FEATURE!

Aug 02, 2018 06:07 PM
Kevin J. May

The common denominator with all 15 of these suggestions is that each on its own reduces stress. The likes of which many people have not yet learned how to combat or recognize.

Aug 03, 2018 10:50 AM
John Henry, Florida Architect
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

Don't forget olive oil...

Aug 25, 2018 04:49 AM
Kevin J. May

... not for cooking but definitely in the salad John.

Aug 25, 2018 06:17 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

thanks for sharing such great information with us - Stress is indeed dangerous

Aug 25, 2018 04:50 AM
Kevin J. May

That'll be delved into next week Lise. It's a Killer!

Aug 25, 2018 06:19 AM
Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
Century 21 Doug Anderson - Lancaster, CA
Glad to be of Service 661-714-1643

6. Ground yourself - Literally, plant your bare feet on the earth as often as possible. Grass or beach, it doesn't matter.

Barefoot as often as possible!

Aug 25, 2018 05:57 AM
Kevin J. May

Connecting with earth is unfortunatly less frequent as we age. The sensation can't be beat Eva.

Aug 25, 2018 06:21 AM