Stress can affect your mental health quite dramatically. Serious stress can occur because of a number of reasons; pressure at work or school, family issues. This stress can lead to things as bad as depression or anxiety which will stop your body from fully funtioning. Some stress is good for you and helps the brain grow and develope but if it gets bad just take a step back and just tell someone who can comfort you.
Smoking physically affects your body. The nicotine in them makes cigarettes addictive so it can quickly escalate your health in a bad way. Cigarettes are the creator of the UKs biggest cancer threat-lung cancer and all cancers in general. About 35,000 people die from lung cancer in the UK every year. If you are a smoker, if you stop then after 10 years you will have halfed the chance of you getting lung cancer; that is if you haven't got it already.
Exercise is vital for improving your physically well being like fitness. It can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%. Furthermore, excercise and sport also improves your mental health. Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts overall mood. And you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits. And the best thing about it is that it doesn't have to be intense exercise, it can just be moderate activeness.