Finding a healthy balance between all we do in life can be challenging, but with the proper tools, you can reduce stress, improve productivity, and feel happier. Here are some tips:
Schedule personal time each day
Utilize a digital or physical planner
Create to do lists
Set goals and list SMART steps to achieve them
If life is overwhelming, remember it is always ok to say no or take a step back from some things
Listening to your body and mind is critical to overall health. Improve this skill by:
Don’t stress over the numbers on the scale or label. Instead, focus on you feel.
Don’t restrict foods from your diet
Plan ahead in order to ensure you are fueling your body with the nutrients it needs
Healthy = Expensive: try frozen alternatives
Jumpstart your metabolism with breakfast
Having an outlet is an amazing way to learn more about yourself and reflect deeper into your emotions. Here are some things to consider:
Try something new you have never done
Really active? Embrace your creative side
Really creative? Join a fitness club or local sports league
Organize game night with friends
Perspective will take you far in any situation and will tremendously transform your life as a whole. Tips to improving our outlook:
Give yourself the W! Write down all your accomplishments not matter how bog or small they are each day.
Speak kindly to yourself and write down words of affirmation
Write motivational sayings on post-it notes where you will see them around your house
Set a motivational quote as your lock screen
Don’t compare yourself to others. Focus on your strengths and weakness and what you need to do achieve your goals.
Both movement and meditation play important roles in one’s health journey. Here are some tips to implement:
Wake up 15 mins earlier than normal to take a walk around the block or do some stretches with breath to wake the body up.
Set realistic and specific goals: change “resolutions” to “practices”
Reflect on how your body feels. What do you need to feel great
Find an app or a friend to keep you accountable