How to talk to kids about good health habits | Health

When Ann Dzwonchyk, Wellness Educator with Evangelical Community Health and Wellness, demonstrates hand hygiene to young kids, she asks how many sides their hands have.

“Remember, your hands have two sides,” she tells them. “You’ve got to get both sides.”

Handwashing is recommended by all healthcare providers as one of the best ways to keep germs like COVID-19 and other viruses from making us ill. Dzwonchyk teaches kids to be aware of the five times hand washing is needed:

– before eating or preparing food, and that includes handling utensils or setting the table

– when returning home after playing outside or visiting another place

– after touching or hugging a pet

– after using the bathroom

– after coughing or sneezing into your hand. (Of course, it’s better to use your elbow, but hands are better than releasing germs into the air.)

“Proper handwashing is typically done through a

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Effects of Bad Health Habits

Are you feeling restless and tired almost all the time? The reason could be your bad health habits. Each of us has all the options on how to improve ourselves and feel good. It all depends on our own hands whether we want to feel great or dwell ourselves to our usual habits that are not really good for us. We usually have habits and we are not aware that it is not doing any good to our health.

Let me show you some of the bad habits that you need to ditch to live and to have a better lifestyle.


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70 Simple Daily Habits You Can Do For Health, Fitness & Wellness


One of the biggest road blocks that people tell me they have is time. We are all living in a super busy, wound up, go all day kind of world. Getting in eating healthy and workouts and stress reduction can actually be a challenge when you’re trying to juggle work, family, relationships and more. (Believe me – I am right there with you!)

I was talking with one of our fitness retreat guests the other day and she wanted simple, broken down ideas of what she could do immediately when she returned home. Change seemed overwhelming for her and I know it is for many other people too. So I decided to create this easy list of 70 simple daily habits to give you ideas of what you can do right now to make small changes in your daily … Read More