Healthy living encompasses physical, social, spiritual, and mental well-being. The month of June is Men’s Health Month, and there is a need to increase the number of conversations surrounding men’s health, and raise awareness to support and encourage the prioritizing of the topic.
As a man, your health is your kingdom, and you need to rule it properly. Neglecting it is like robbing yourself of a vibrant and successful life.
Here are five ways to stay healthy as an African man
An African Man Should Reign in Sleep
All humans need sleep. We get that you have a lot of responsibilities and you’re trying to keep up, but sleep is also the foundation of your well-being. Establish a sleep routine fit for a monarch, creating a sanctuary of tranquility. With 6-8 hours of quality sleep, you’ll awaken ready to conquer your daily quests.
He Should Feast on Greatness
Yes, you deserve to eat a meal fit for a king. Banish the junk and opt for a balanced diet that fuels your vitality. And if you seek an extra edge, add nutritional supplements to your arsenal. You are what you eat, so choose to be extraordinary.
He Should Keep it Moving
Engaging in regular exercise isn’t just about six-pack abs and bulging biceps, but also engaging in activities that invigorate your soul. So sweat it out, have fun and don’t forget to fuel your mind and spirit.
Master the Art of Grooming
Presentation is everything! Employ a grooming routine that nourishes your hair and skin. Try to stick with products that are organic. Nurturing your appearance is also an act of self-care and self-respect, so go ahead and slay away.
Build Mental Resilience
Your mental well-being deserves the crown of your attention. Let go of the archaic beliefs that mask vulnerability as weakness. Break free from the chains of cultural stigma and societal expectations. You are free to embrace your emotions and reach out for support without shame. Seek inner peace by all means necessary.