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Activities of Daily Living
February 10th

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 make traditions more important than the actual significance?

Activities of Daily Living - Hygiene and Grooming

A pumice stone helps to slough off dry hard dead skin cells from the feet, particularly the heels and the knees and elbows. The feet take you where you need and want to go, so all the more reason to show them some Love.

Activities of Daily Living - Physical Activity

Dance according to your emotions. Imagine if you wanted to lose your mind in anger but decided to just dance it out? Close your bedroom door, turn up the music and let your body twist, writhe and bounce it out.

Activities of Daily Living - Housework and Cleaning

The quickest way to clean the microwave is to just bring a cup of water to boil in the microwave. The steam will help loosen dried on particles making them easier to wipe away.

Activities of Daily Living - Financial Management

If you want to know more about money, then follow people on your social media who know about money. They are constantly putting out financial tips and ideas to 'teach you' about money. If you are so interested in money, then follow them! If you are going to obsess over money, then spend time studying it. Also listen to some financial YouTube videos. You don't have to watch, you just have to listen.

Activities of Daily Living - Work and Productivity

If you are so passionate about your passion, then you cannot possibly be stopped or diverted. When you see a pothole in the road, you don't give up, turn around, and go home and say, "Well my day is ruined now!" You just drive around it. There is no need to jerk the wheel and drive off into a ditch because a pothole is in front of you. If you are truly passionate about your passion, you will glide right around the potholes of Life without any drama or contact with the hole.

Activities of Daily Living - Food Preparation

Search for 5 different ways to cook or prepare your favorite vegetable. If you Love broccoli or cauliflower, then find 5 different recipes that have broccoli or cauliflower in them. I'm keep saying I need to learn more about cauliflower and I never do. I'm going to learn about cauliflower today so I can do more with my garden cauliflower this year, than I did last year, which was only eating it raw or steaming it.

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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