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Activities of Daily Living
December 4th

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!

Daily Spiritual Progression Path ™  readings Main Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Page

Activities of Daily Living - Mentation Question

Why claim Faith if I really don't believe what I claim to have Faith in?

Activities of Daily Living - Hygiene and Grooming

Dirty phones really creep me out. Thank God we don't share phones like we did back in the old days when we all had land lines. Think about community intercoms, phones, microphones and loudspeakers at work where multiple people are using the same device. When it comes to community devices use anti-bacterial wipes, at least every now and then.

Activities of Daily Living - Physical Activity

Standing Ab exercise that you can do doing a commercial or on a break at work. 'Opposite Elbow to Knee Twist. Start with your feet shoulder width apart, palms on your ears and keep straight posture. Maintaining proper posture, bring your left knee up to meet your right elbow. Return back to the starting position. Repeat the movement while alternating sides. Do 4 rounds for 30 seconds each. This is great for the core!

Activities of Daily Living - Housework and Cleaning

Storing anything under the bed is just bad Feng Shui. As electric and energy beings we need energy to circulate around us at all times including the 7-8 hours a day that we are in the bed. Our blood, nervous system, thoughts and emotions circulate. Our heart runs on an SA (sinoatrial node) which is the body's own impulse generating pacemaker. If the natural pacemaker goes out, then an artifical one is implanted. Stagnate or blocked energy can make us feel lethargic and trapped. Keep the area under your bed clean and free of anything stored. Clutter under the bed restricts movement and travel.

Activities of Daily Living - Financial Management

Make a pact with friends or family members on limits for Christmas gifts. Have a potluck night with friends and have a 'white elephant' gift exchange. With family members you can exchange gifts by giving away something you already have that is of value. Keep the theme on truly giving, rather than getting.

Activities of Daily Living - Work and Productivity

Write a description of yourself and your natural rhythm and comfort throughout the day. For instance, I'm an early riser, I'm self-disciplined, I'm a home-body and I'm super organized. I am the perfect candidate for working from home. Write an honest description of yourself so that you can create your perfect Life and dream job out of who you are, not who you aren't.

Activities of Daily Living - Food Preparation

Invest in a meat thermometer. It will cost you anywhere between $2 and $60.

Beef (Ground) 160℃F.

Chicken or Turkey (Ground) 165℃F.

Beef, Veal and Lamb (Roasts, Chops, Steaks) 160-170℃F.

Pork 160℃F.

Chicken and Turkey Breasts 170℃F.

Activities of Daily Living - Today's Healthful Nutrient

Choose two (2) of the 'VITAMIN C' foods below
and incorporate them into your diet today.
Get creative!

SOURCES: Alfalfa sprouts, apples, asparagus, avocados, bee pollen, beets, beet greens, berries, broccoli, brussel sprouts, burdock root, cabbage, cantaloupe, cauliflower, celery, cherries, chickweed, citrus fruits, collards, cucumber, currants, garlic, grapefruit (pink), leafy greens, green vegetables, kale, kelp, kiwi, lemons, mangos, mustard greens, onions, oranges, papayas, parsley, peas, persimmon, pineapple, potato, radishes, raw vegetables, rose hips, spinach, spirulina, all kinds of sprouts, strawberries, sweet peppers, swiss chard, tomato, turnip greens, watercress and wheatgrass. Also fruits and their juices.

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"Whatever you should be doing with your Life,
you've been doing it your whole Life." - (Dr. Loretta Standley)

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**This web site's goal is to provide you with information that may be useful in attaining optimal health. Nothing in it is meant as a prescription or as medical advice. You should check with your physician before implementing any changes in your exercise or lifestyle habits, especially if you have physical problems or are taking medications of any kind.

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