Your health habits matter. Not only do health habits collectively contribute to the daily way you feel, think and therefore act, but also health habits legitimately increase or decrease your lifespan, and the quality of life you can access. If you find that life has taken on a drab sense of feeling, and you’re desperately looking for a solution, then it’s important to overcome these issues and develop your New Year in a much more profound and wholesome way.
For the New Year, it’s tempting to feel as though you’d like to develop yourself more fully. These health habits, practiced daily, can help you become and feel better on a permanent basis. I hope they help.
Drink More Water
This is the cheapest and easiest tip on this list. Drinking more water is a health habit that will give you a range of positive benefits, and none of them are minimal. Drinking water is important to sustain a healthy gut biome, better skin, increase energy and grow better hair. It also means regulating your toilet trips more proficiently, and generally helping out in every way that keeps you alive. For such an easy tip to carry out, this one sure gives you plenty of benefits. Experts suggest that you should shoot for around 3 liters of water a day if you’re a healthy adult without any other health conditions. Read: How Drinking More Water Helps You Lose Weight
In the mad rush to get to work on time, it can be easy to skip breakfast in the morning. Skipping breakfast also is a favorite activity of those who wish to lose weight — but it is not a health habit and actually can have the opposite effect. Eating a balanced and nutritious meal in the morning will give you energy to start the day well. As they say, you should eat breakfast like a Queen, lunch like a princess and dinner like a pauper. If you’re able to do this, you’ll be lessening your calorie count while also getting the best and most righteous start to your day.
Plus, lessening the calories you eat at night instead of the morning will help you get to sleep easier, and allow your stomach time to digest before the next load of calories enter your body. You may even accidentally slip in an intermittent fasting way of consuming food with this method, which can surely be one of the most popular ways of rejuvenating your health. Read: Safely Fasting for Weight Loss.
If you’ve had trouble getting active this year, 2018 is the year you make that a health habit! When you get active, you feel more alert and focused and your life takes on an extra dimension. For example, if you watch a movie when you’ve been sedentary all day, the movie is not likely to hold your attention. If it does, you’re likely to feel tired watching it, as if you could do with a form of perking up. After heading to the gym, a movie takes on new life. Your emotions have been regulated, and you become interested in the plot and characters.
This example (hopefully relatable) should show that physicality is an important part of our life. Without it, we start to wither and ultimately perish. Your body is beautiful, and capable of so much wonderous activity. Make sure to give it the very best you can in order to develop a better relationship with it.
Also, make sure to challenge yourself with fitness in the new year. Using Aretheyonsteroids (FDA-approved steroids) may help you — ask your healthcare provider to ascertain which would truly make you tick. For example, if you’re interested in walking, could you upgrade that to hiking? If a skilled skier, maybe try snowboarding? If you’re into fishing, why not try swimming in your spare time? Consider trying something new that truly stimulates you.
Lessen the Video Games
Video games are wonderful, and they allow us to explore worlds we may never have done otherwise. They also can be time-consuming, and rob us of our general life enjoyment. Video games are super stimulating these days, and that kind of fun is hard to find anywhere else. And when you become acclimated to this stimulation, you become used to fast-paced action. Sitting down with a book then seems less appealing because you have to work at reading the story and understanding the various plots throughout. It can be truly freeing to lessen your video game habit.
For one you’ll notice you have much more time. This can be translated into starting a new hobby, or becoming better at a specialized field. It could mean being more social, and active in the community. It could simply mean getting better sleep because you’re more able to stick to a consistent bedtime. Whatever the issue, you can be sure it will be benefited by your ability to focus more on your life, and not the life of your digital protagonist.
It can be interesting to find how a life is most always benefited by an attitude shift. All is belief, meaning that all of our attitudes develop and culminate in our personality. If you make gratefulness a core component of your life, you become much happier, and much more able to see the good in the world. This is tremendously important in this chaotic times, in which crazy and worrying news headlines seem to populate our screens over and over again.
Staying grateful allows you to never disregard the good in face of the bad. It means you focus more on what matters to you, and cut out all of the fat your life may have accumulated. It means making the best of a bad situation if you find yourself in one. It also means being more comfortable in yourself, and your hobbies, life and social connections, making overspending or reckless action much less tempting and enticing. On the whole, an attitude of gratitude can make your life worth it, or rather, the perception of your life worth it, as it genuinely is no matter what difficulty you’re facing.
For more ideas, check out our 10 Tips for Healthy eating. These health habits will, in their main essence, make you a better person. Of course, healthy habits shouldn’t be limited to your 2019 New Year’s Resolution, nor should this article be the final say on what you should accomplish. I just wish each of us to find the best path for “you” and for “me” in the coming year, and wish you the happiest of returns.
Living larger than ever,
My Bariatric Life