When you see people who are healthy and fit, you may wonder how they manage to balance everything. Whether they have children, demanding jobs, or piles of schoolwork, they still maintain their health. Starting a new habit is the hardest part, but once you do it daily, it will become a habit for you as well. Understanding the habits that they have and the routines that they follow can show you how to achieve better health too. Here are some ideas that you can start doing right now.
Beginning the Day Earlier
If you constantly begin your days in a frenzy, then waking up at an earlier time can help you to reduce some of that stress. People who are healthy and fit often wake up early so that they have the time to eat a nutritious meal and to workout. Both of these steps can provide you with more energy as you head into work, school, or a day at home with the kids. Try integrating a soothing activity, such as writing in a journal or enjoying a cup of tea on the porch, into your morning routine so that waking up earlier isn’t as jarring.
Balancing Your Life
Spending 60 hours a week at the office or ignoring work to socialize every night can lead to a host of problems. People who are healthy and fit usually maintain a strong balance in their lives. They need that in order to integrate the proper foods and to get in the right amounts of exercise. If one can’t find a work/life balance, they will end up getting burned out and stressed. This can have a huge impact on your health. This is not easy to do, but it can be done. One thing you can do is to sit down to make a list of your priorities and to plan out a schedule. This alleviates much stress and helps to find the balance you are looking for.
Knowing When to Rest
As you begin a journey toward stronger health, you may feel as though you have to put your full effort into this goal every day. While you don’t want slacking off to become a routine, you need to know when to give yourself a break. It’s ok to give yourself permission to rest. Listening to your body is the best tool you have. If you are tired, take a nap, if you’re in pain for your workout, rest. If you feel like doing nothing, that’s ok to once in a while too.
You may admire people who are healthy and fit, but you may also feel as though you can never be like them. With some small changes to your routine, you can find your own optimal state of health.
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ABOUT AUDREY DWORAK
Audrey is an Integrative Nutritional Health Coach, Culinary Nutrition Expert, and Nutritional Therapist. Her area of focus is working with women 35+ who are struggling with their menopausal symptoms. She helps them reduce or eliminate their symptoms through lifestyle, diet, and behavior change so that they can live the life they were meant to live.