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5 Small Tweaks That Can Help You Live A Healthier Lifestyle

Silvia Greene

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These days staying in top shape and leading a healthy lifestyle has become quite the norm! But when it comes to actually making those habits a part of your everyday life, it could be a tad overwhelming.

However, there is no need for you to revamp your entire regime so as to live a healthy life. Sometimes, just a few small tweaks here and there are more than enough for you to get a good night’s sleep and lead a healthier lifestyle.

Besides, the struggle is not about knowing what’s healthy and what isn’t. It is more about being consistent and trying to be on track, especially when life becomes hectic.

If you’ve some wisdom goals in mind but are finding it difficult to follow, then here we’ve mentioned 5 small tweaks that will help you achieve all your goals.

1. Be completely honest with yourself

People often try following a strict exercise or diet plan, which sounds excellent on paper or for others but doesn’t really help them in any manner. Either it is too taxing or restrictive, or includes activities that they aren’t comfortable doing.

If you’ve been trying to do something similar, then it’s better to stop it right there. Instead try getting real with yourself and understand what you truly feel is good for your body. Perhaps, you can start your own food journal or figure out the kind of meal that you’re often attracted to.

Pay attention to your appetite and energy ebbs and flows. Also, try not to be judgemental even though it’s not in line with the others around you. By doing so, you will be able to figure out what your body really needs to stay in top shape!

2. Embrace the regime that you’ve set for yourself

Everytime you hear the word “regime”, your mind instantly starts thinking of 4 am alarms, early morning workout sessions, and drinking green smoothies. But, it does not necessarily have to be like that.

You can have a flexible yet consistent regime filled with small habits that ensures you’re on track, making it easier to follow those healthy habits.

Besides, when it comes to making lifestyle changes, it is better to start small and later reassess if you need more. For example, you can start by going on morning runs rather than hitting the gym and drink lemon water the moment you’re home. And no matter where you are, don’t forget to set aside some journaling time.

3. Set some time for self-care

Taking out some time for yourself is one of the most important tools when it comes to leading a healthier lifestyle.

This is all the more essential if you’ve got a calendar wherein other people can schedule some time with you. It might seem like you are being selfish (which you technically are!), but all that it tells you is even your health is a priority as those other essential things in life.

Yet again, you do not have to take out an hour or so. Even 10 minutes a day is enough to make you feel all the difference.

4. Have a time limit for every work

One thing that each one of us needs to stop doing right away, is glamorizing our busy schedule. So, set a time limit to everything you do and see how that lets you work on the things that you truly want to and has an impact on your bigger picture.

By setting boundaries you are able to make the right decisions with regards to the food you consume, particularly when you want to focus on times you feel naturally hungry.

Also, it is completely alright to say ‘no’ to tasks that aren’t important to you and only ends up eating most of your time and energy.

5. Prepare a game plan for your loneliness

It is okay to feel lonely! But sometimes it could be really frustrating and you might end up making use of coping mechanisms that are unhealthy. To avoid this, prepare a list and involve all those things that you end up doing whenever you feel lonely.

Also, be real with yourself and acknowledge all your weak points. Be it binge-watching series on Netflix or mindlessly munching on your favorite food – no matter what your coping mechanism is – do not get back to them.

Everyone feels lonely at some point or the other. But it is essential for you to keep your mind busy at all times so that you stay on track. The only thing you need to remember is the list must include things that you love doing and not something that you “have” to do.

There we have it – our 5 game changers that can really help you remain fit and maintain a healthier lifestyle!

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Silvia Greene has been taking guest lectures on personality development in Ivy League colleges for over 8 years now. She has made her motto to impart as much wisdom as possible. By becoming a part of Dr. Bharat Sangani's University of Health, Wealth and Wisdom, Silvia is able to fulfill her aim directing the right path of life to the individuals.

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