If you haven’t already learned it, one day you will come to the conclusion that life is short. This realization can happen for a number of reasons. It happens for different people at different times in their life. Often times death, or near-death experiences are responsible for this realization.
It’s sad that we must wait till something horrific happens before we start taking care of ourselves. However, this is human nature. We wait for worst case scenarios to happen before we take action.
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome proves that we wait for disease to progress before engaging in self-care. Signs of diabetes, hyper tension, and high cholesterol can all be recognized years before they manifest.