We were born to be healthy! Good health is not a privilege for a few lucky folks who seem to be genetically predisposed to maintain optimal weight and never have an ache or pain, but physical perfection is available to everyone who is willing to put forth the effort to maintain their “machine.” There are many components to improving physical health, and it’s a balancing act for each of us as developing humans to find the right combination of exercise, healthy eating, and restorative sleep to keep the body healthy. Like taking care of your car, engine tune-ups, gas & oil, tires, shocks, paint, belts, seals, windows, heat/air, upholstery…there are many, many things to pay attention that can break down and have to be “fixed” for your car to safely get you where you want to go. Keeping up with a recommended car maintenance schedule is important to keep your car running, but there’s more than just paying attention to the engine that is necessary to keep it looking brand new and in mint condition. For your body – recommended health check-ups, breast / prostate exams, an annual physical, dental check-ups, ect… are like “looking under the hood” to keep the engine running. This alone won’t keep you healthy, but can help catch possible problems before they become life-threatening. It’s everything else you do for YOURSELF! Daily exercise, meditation, stretching, healthy food choices, adequate rest, drinking water, fresh air and sunshine….that are needed for you to maintain and enjoy YOUR inherited birthright – optimal good health and physical perfection. Accept what’s yours by birth, maintain your “machine” and enjoy a healthy life!