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Activities of Daily Living
August 23rd

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) is a real term used in healthcare that refers to daily basic self-care activities in an individual's residence, outdoor environment or both. The ability or inability that an individual performs their ADLs is a measure of the functional status of the individual, particularly the injured, those with disabilities and the elderly. Very young children require assistance from adults to perform ADLs since they have not yet developed the skills necessary to perform ADLs on their own.

Basic ADLs (bADLs) are the things we normally do such as bathing, dressing, feeding ourselves, functional mobility, personal hygiene and grooming. Instrumental ADLs (iADLs) are things such as housework, money management, preparing meals, shopping and work.

Sometimes it is necessary to review the rules of kindergarten to remember how to be nice to others and use Good manners. And sometimes we just need to go back to the basics of the 'Activities of Daily Living' in order to take better care of ourselves and start living Life rightly.

Below you will see 7 simple activities to accomplish at some point during the day all under the motivation of the the daily mentation question below. You have 24 hours to get through this question along with the 7 activities. READY? SET? GO!

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Activities of Daily Living - Mentation Question

Do I practice what I preach? Do I walk the talk?

Activities of Daily Living - Hygiene and Grooming

You should be urinating every two hours and always after sex. If you have to drink more water in order to urinate more, then drink more water. After all, you can't flush a toilet without water. Drinking more water will also cut down on body odor.

Activities of Daily Living - Physical Activity

Tighten and tone your butt with the 'glute squeeze'. You can do this exercise standing in line or just standing around talking to people. Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart. Squeeze your glutes as tightly as you can for four seconds and repeat as long as you are standing there.

Activities of Daily Living - Housework and Cleaning

'Goo Gone' is a fantastic product that you can pick up at the dollar store to remove stains, labels and leftover stickiness from a label or sticker. If you need a bigger bottle of Goo Gone, then you will probably need to get it at the hardware store.

Activities of Daily Living - Financial Management

Living in the mindset of lack will only breed more of the same because the mind is tuned-into 'not having'. For instance, thieves are not tuned-in to 'having', they are tuned-into 'not having'. They will never get ahead, they will never have anything of their own and they will never have any financial peace for as long as they live, as long as they live in a state of lack. Thieves will always be poor, in more ways than the obvious. Always! Check out this abundance prayer.

Activities of Daily Living - Work and Productivity

Establish some boundaries on what you will do, when you will do it and when you will not. A lack of commitment to yourself transfers and overflows to your surrounding plane. Just like a glass of water. If you tip the water over, it will flood the surrounding plane. In other words, water seeks its own level. Raise your level and establish some boundaries.

Activities of Daily Living - Food Preparation

Mason jars of various sizes are a perfect way to store leftovers, including soups. They do not take up a lot of space and glass will always leave food tasting better than plastic.


Activities of Daily Living - Today's Healthful Nutrient

Choose two (2) of the 'Vitamin B5' foods below
and incorporate them into your diet today.

DESCRIPTION: This water-soluble vitamin cannot be stored in the body and needs to be replenished every day. Pantothenic acid can be found in both plant and animal sources, which is why it was named after the Greek word "pantos", which means "everywhere." Vitamin B5 is destroyed by heat. Produced in the body by the benefical flora we already have in our intestines.

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