Short Course on Health – Getting to Square 1

How to Improve Your Self-Confidence by Altering Your Look

It is clear that most people are unaware of how much their daily activities influence the way they appear. This understanding can dramatically lead to people improving their self-esteem as well as appearance.

Therefore, what are the steps one can take to achieve this positive outlook?

Stop Smoking
The rate at which smokers age is relatively quicker than that of non-smokers. In the body of a smoker, the older appearance is brought about by chemical changes that lead to formation of lines and wrinkles on the skin.

Smoking also results in having a tough and dry leathery skin that does not provide a positive outlook. Other body components which are integral in appearance such as teeth, nails and hair are also negatively impacted thus portraying a dull outlook.

Increase Water Intake
A dry skin is often an indication that there is insufficient water in the body. Most people have a mindset that drinking other liquids is a good substitute for taking water. As is common knowledge, the human body is made up of over 75 percent water, which is an indicator that constant water intake is crucial to its proper functioning.

An approximate amount of two liters of pure water a day is recommended so as to allow for maximum benefits. It is also important to remember to reduce the intake of components that would decrease the hydration levels in the body.

Get Enough Rest
Having periods of less sleep has often been observed to have a negative effect on appearance. Not only are the eyes impacted, but the skin as well. The negative impact also of having less rest times is that skin cell regeneration is slower and not as effective as it should be. Lack of regular rest could therefore lead to someone appearing tired or ill.

Regular Exercise
The goal for most people going into workouts is usually to lose or gain weight. However, exercise is also a good weigh to remain healthy by building muscle and improving blood circulation. Personal appearance is also improved trough elimination of toxins from the body.

Intake More Protein
The major nutrient in our diet should be protein as it is comprised of building blocks referred to as amino acids that influence the functionality of our skin, nails, hair and muscles. Most diet contains components derived from lean fish and meat which is a good protein source. Protein rich substances as well as sources are available for those who pride themselves in not eating meat.

Be More Self-Conscious
Most importantly, stick to being yourself in all situations It is easier to grow self-confidence by relying on one’s innate characteristics than those learned.