What are you doing today to create a healthier you for tomorrow?
Becoming healthier is all about you taking charge of your habits. But what I’ve seen as I work with clients, is that there is a sense of overwhelm that creates a wall between what they desire and what they are willing to do for themselves.
As a Healthy Habit Coach, I focus on building healthy habits one small step at a time. To jump in and change everything about your life in one month will leave you frustrated and stuck.
What if you could make small changes to some everyday habits? Just tiny little changes that will leave you feeling proud of yourself at the end of the day. Would be willing to say “Yes” to making a difference in your health?
Here’s a few tiny habits that you can begin right now. Go through the list and pick a few to get you started and then build from there. Before you know it, you will begin adding more healthy habits to your daily routine and will look for more healthy habits to accomplish.
Make your bed. Starting your day with this simple habit can automatically create a sense of order in your bedroom. You can even crack the windows to let in some fresh air while you do it.
Wash your face. A quick skincare routine not only wakes you up but also safeguards your sensitive skin against the elements. This is a great time to apply your daily sunscreen, as well.
Make breakfast a priority. Your brain and body need nourishment to function well, so if you can’t make a hearty breakfast, at least grab something small on the way out of the door.
Take time to move. Being in the zone at work is great until it’s not. Don’t wait until you’re burnt out to come up for air. Allow time for breaks where you can take a quick walk and stretch.
Manage social media well. It’s up to us to navigate how the content we consume makes us feel and what we do with that information. If certain people leave you feeling like you need to buy more or do more, it’s okay to mute or unfollow.
Don’t leave things until the last minute. It can be challenging, but you’ll be much less stressed if you stay on top of tasks.
Get your water in. Staying hydrated keeps everything else in check. If you struggle with plain water, add some citrus for a little kick.
Keep a list. If you have a running to-do list, it’s easy to check things off and add them so that when you have a free moment, you know exactly what you need to knock out.
Tidy up before bed. Spend a few minutes doing a quick sweep of the house before you head to bed. It’s amazing what you can accomplish in a 5-10 minute pick-up spree. Waking up to a tidy house helps start the day off right.
Leave your phone. Charging your phone in a room other than the bedroom allows you to fall asleep easier, have fewer interruptions throughout the night, and wake up without immediately being overwhelmed with messages. It also keeps the scrolling at bay.
See how easy it is to add tiny healthy habits to your day?
Often you may find yourself with self-sabotaging thoughts. This happens when you’re not feeling your best or you’re too busy to care. Affirmations are a great way to offset those negative thoughts and give you the boost you need to keep going, even when you don’t feel like it.
Here are some affirmations to help you stay committed to adding healthier habits to your life. Click below to request your free set of affirmations.