Making up your mind to turn your life around is the first step that you will have to take towards turning a new leaf. Once, this is done, you can be sure that you will be able to take on habits that will not only change your life, but will also make you a healthier and happier person. Through this article we tell you how all you have to do is dedicate 7 weeks to imbibing 7 habits that will make your life a glorious place.
The plan illustrated below, takes smaller goals, which lead to the ultimate goal of a healthier lifestyle. Step by step you can find yourself becoming healthier and happy every day with this super easy plan.
WEEK 1 – Sleep More
People who get less than five hours of nightly sleep are known to be at a higher risk of developing heart disease, as apposed to those who get at least eight hours of sleep every night.
If you have to go to work early, or wake up early to get the children ready for school, then make sure that you retire to bed for sleep and not for tasks on the internet or watching TV. Sleep at a time that allows you to wake up at the time you need ensuring that it is at least eight hours. You need to create a snooze zone, an environment in your bedroom that is only reserved for sleeping, with time it will happen if you condition your mind to do it.
WEEK 2 – Exercise
Lack of exercise is detrimental not only to your health, but also to your mind. You have to make it a point to squeeze in some time for exercise so that you can keep your body and mind healthy. There are indeed a number of things that you can do, if you do not have time to make it to the gym for a work out. For instance, take the stairs, avoid the elevator, don’t drive to the neighborhood supermarket, use your feet, in case you are worried about all the shopping you have to lug back, then park your car as far away in the parking lot as you can.
WEEK 3 – Breakfast
Never skip breakfast. An a.m. meal is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Protein, healthy fat and whole grains should be made part of your breakfast as they keep blood sugar levels in check and they also help stave off hunger pangs. Oatmeal with amazing dry fruits and fresh fruits will indeed pack the punch that is needed for a great day ahead.
WEEK 4 – Care for Your Skin
While these habits will help you feel healthy, you need to work towards looking beautiful as well. A goo skin care regimen is essential if you want your skin to glow. Cleanse, nourish and protect, that’s all you need to do to achieve soft glowing skin for a lifetime.
WEEK 5 – Floss
Flossing does not only work towards ensuring that you have a sparkling smile, in fact it also ensures that you are protected against the risk of developing heart disease and cancer as well. Floss once in the morning and once at night before you go to bed. Oral hygiene is essential to stay healthy, and making it a part of your life will only do you great good.
WEEK 6 – Rainbow Diet
You may have a hectic life, but simply eating junk food and TV dinners will only deteriorate your system. Try and develop a diet that helps you make the most of green fruits and vegetables. Plan your diet well, so that you accommodate lots of rich colorful fruits and vegetables into it. Speak to a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, so that you can incorporate foods that are rich in minerals, vitamins and nutrients so that your immune system can receive a boost and you can fight disease better. Take on a vegetarian diet for a week and you will indeed see a great difference in how you feel.
WEEK 7 – Flex
Building muscles are important if you wish to increase your metabolism. It also helps keep bone loss under check. Push-ups and planks are a great way to work multiple muscles at once.
The plan is very easy to follow and once you make these simple tips a habit, by making them a part of your life one week at a time, you will see that it is indeed easy to live a life that is absolutely stress free.
Speak with a Holistic Nutritionist and also learn how Homeopathy can help you achieve health and happiness. A few healthy habits can indeed go a long way, so start imbibing them now!!