Basic Tips for Wellness


In this episode, we have discussed the basic steps to wellness, emphasizing the importance of addressing one’s health and wellness daily to avoid major illnesses and maintain a good quality of life. We have cover various aspects of wellness, including sleep, water intake, respecting one’s needs, finding joy, overcoming food and drink addictions, setting goals, and rewarding oneself. We encourage our listeners to make small, gradual changes and turn their goals into games to make the process more enjoyable.

Key Takeaways:

  • Maintaining good sleep hygiene is crucial for overall health and well-being. Adequate sleep allows the body to heal and recover.
  • Drinking enough water is essential for proper hydration and overall bodily functions. It is important to be mindful of sodium intake, as it may increase the need for more water.
  • Respecting one’s needs and prioritizing self-care is vital for maintaining balance and avoiding burnout.
  • Finding joy in hobbies and activities that bring happiness is important for overall well-being. It is essential to make time for activities that spark joy and provide a sense of fulfillment.
  • Identifying and overcoming food and drink addictions is important for achieving balance and moderation in one’s diet.
  • Setting goals and working towards them can provide a sense of purpose and accomplishment. It is important to set realistic and attainable goals to avoid feeling overwhelmed.
  • Rewarding oneself for achieving goals and milestones is a great way to stay motivated and celebrate progress.
  • Incorporating playfulness and a childlike sense of wonder into daily life can bring joy and improve overall well-being.

Notable Quotes:

“By the time you really start to address your body’s health is when it’s pretty bad, when you’re dealing with something major, when it finally really stops you in your life and you’re like, okay, I need to address my state.” – Lisa

“Your body heals and recovers in sleep mode. So, unfortunately, we don’t live in a culture here where it promotes sleep.” – Lisa

“If you’re a person who needs a certain amount of interaction with people, who needs silent time, who needs time to read, like, whatever it is that are your needs to keep yourself happy, then make sure that you give yourself your needs.” – Lisa

“Joy is very important to input into your life as children, we didn’t feel guilty for having things that were making us feel joy.” – Lisa

“Check in on food and drinks to see if you have an addiction to something. Then work on cutting that addiction and creating balance or moderation with it.” – Lisa


Listen to the full episode for more insights on maintaining wellness and incorporating these basic steps into your daily life. Stay tuned for future episodes of “Living Life Purple” for more valuable discussions on health and well-being.