Our body is, of course, amazingly adapted to care for itself in many respects. With no conscious thought on your part, it digests food and converts it into energy; it often heals itself of some minor wound or ailment without any doctoring on your part. It will take a surprising amount of mistreatment without complaining.
What kind of housekeeper are we when it comes to caring for ourselves physically? Do we appreciate the body we have?
Authorities have come to realize that mankind’s health problems are not solved simply by having more medicine, more doctors, or more hospitals, even though these undoubtedly would provide short-term improvement. Rather, radical changes in the way people live and the way people deal with their own health are called for. The point made is that most people need to take on more responsibility for safeguarding their own health.
Take for example your long-awaited vacation. Recreation periods are supposed to bring enjoyment, but too often they are spoiled by an accident.
As long as you think: It won’t happen to me,’ you are a potential victim.
Not every trip proves to be successful, nor does every expectation go fulfilled. This is especially true if proper preparation for the trip is not made. A trip to a foreign country can be an unforgettable experience. But you can also squander precious time and hard-earned money if you are careless about preparing properly for your “trip into adventure.”
You may feel “fit as a fiddle” and have no thought of getting sick on your trip. But since you can never rule out the possibility, take reasonable precautions to keep the risk at a minimum. A travel agency can assist you, but it cannot do everything.
European Health Insurance Card does not cover your cost of medical treatment, nor it guarantee free services while you abroad.
But European Health Insurance Card gives you access to medically necessary during your temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries. It is issued free of charge and allows anyone who is insured by of any of EU countries to receive medical treatment in another member state for free or at a reduced cost.
Use that opportunity. After all, your health is one of your most valuable assets. Ensure yourself and the most valuable thing that you have – your health. Life is filled with the unexpected.
Along with other essential things in planning a trip, do not forget mental preparation. Make sure your “luggage” contains a healthy amount of balance and anticipation of unforeseen occurrences. Many events come up unexpectedly. Such chance happenings defy efforts to predict favorable or unfavorable times to do things.
Giving thought to maintaining good health is not following the line of least resistance. However, those with a real mission in life will want to make the best possible use of their time and their mental and physical powers. Doing so will not only enable them better to carry out their mission in life but also help to give them the fine feeling of true physical well-being.