You can choose to have a healthy lifestyle and sustain it forever. It doesn’t have to be a New Year’s resolution, that you break a few months into the year. It can be an achievable goal. One that you can maintain throughout the year as you boost your personal development.
Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle In 2020
We are about to go into March, and you might feel like 2020 is going far too fast. Maybe you have slipped on your healthy goals. The good news is you can stop that sinking feeling. No excuses, no buts. Here is how you can get back on track and enjoy a healthy lifestyle in 2020.
Get ready to find your healthy nirvana!
1) The Power Of Water
An adult human body is made up of 60% water. Water is essential for the body, for you to survive. Your kidneys and other bodily functions would stop working without it.
How often do you drink water? Do you have a glass a day, two or three?
You can monitor your water intake by checking the colour of your urine. It can indicate how your body is performing. If your urine is not clear or pale yellow, you need to drink more.
Start drinking more water every day and notice the healthy differences in your mind and body.
2) Snack Attack
We all love snacks.
There is no escaping the fact that we all have our favourite snacks. Our snacks are things that we look forward to.
Snacking is a treat, and they should remain like that. But sometimes we can love our snacks too much. If you start eating them regularly, they can change into “normal” food. Do you want to do that with your favourite snack? Probably not.
Start curbing your snacks. Eat them only as a treat. It will help you keep trim and keep your passion for your snack.
3) 30 Minutes Every Day
It is easy for us to promise to ourselves that we will do some exercise every day. Many of us find ourselves at the end of the day, tired and unmotivated to workout. Guilty that we never did anything.
By managing your time, you will be able to find the time that you need. If you use a daily planner, put it in your planner for a set time each day.
You can try combining your exercise with another task. As an idea, leave the car at home and walk to the food shops with a small backpack several times a week.
A healthy lifestyle will involve some form of exercise. If you are new to exercise, consider walking. Walking for 30 minutes every day is easy, gentle on the body, and completely free. Need more inspiration? Read about the real health benefits of exercise for your body and mind.
4) A Healthy Lifestyle For Your Future Self
Imagine 20 years from now, looking back on your life and regretting not having a healthy lifestyle. Could this be you?
This unhealthy version of you doesn’t have to be your future self. Take the right steps now and try your hardest to lead a healthy lifestyle. You don’t need to be a pro athlete or the strictest dieter. You need to think about your body and your life and choose healthier options.
Start from tomorrow. You don’t need to wait. No waiting for Monday, the next month, or the next quarter.
It is easy to find excuses. Be strong and make a start!
- Control your snacks.
- Exercise for 30 minutes.
- Drink water.
- Think about your future self.
It would be great to hear how you plan to create a healthier lifestyle! Share your tips and tricks in the comments section of the blog below.
Sally Leslie is a motivational coach and optimist. She helps freelancers and entrepreneurs create balance in their lives and work towards their personal and professional goals. Sally is also a B2B freelance writer for entrepreneurs, SMEs, and startups. A lover of plants, freedom, and football!