Living a healthy life can be an up hill battle much of the time. Life is all about finding balance, every morning is a new start. In this article we will cover six daily habits that set up healthy people for a successful day. Try to incorporate these into your morning routine to make the rest of the day flow better.
You might already be eating breakfast every day, but it’s very important to eat the right foods. Just having toast or cereal may not be the best choice for breakfast. A balanced breakfast would include protein, fiber, fat, and many colors!(Fresh produce) This will keep you satiated and prevent cravings. Try consuming more veggies into your diet. Spinach, peppers, eggplant, and tomatoes are great examples.
Drinking water is so important, especially before coffee. Coffee can boost your workout, but drinking water is so important so you don’t get dehydrated overnight. Properly hydrating is crucial for glowing skin and maintaining healthy muscles and joints. Fill up your water bottle and sip throughout the day.
Are you too tired to go workout at the gym at the end of the day? A lot of people find that they’re most successful with exercising if it happens before heading to work. Either doing HIIT or going for a run in the morning isn’t good for you, try to find some other options for adding movement in the early hours of the day. Either park father away from the office, or take the stairs, or go for a walk with your dog. Even 15 minutes of moderate exercise will help you reach your goals.
Meal prepping is GREAT. Not just a time saver in the long run, but it’s more economical and it gives healthier options. Before leaving in the morning, plan your dinner for that night by defrosting any meat or set up your slow cooker to cook the meal during the day. Also it’s helpful to find a recipe and write down your shopping list so you could pick them up on the way home.
It’s imperative that you get enough sleep. However, do not forget to factor in how much you need to accomplish your morning routine without getting overwhelmed. Include time to relax, enjoy your morning tea, read the news, or take a stroll. Set yourself up for success before you go to bed by allowing rest in the morning.
Whatever is taking your attention, if it is emails or social media, there are plenty of distractions that can block you from getting what you need to get done, done. This is why time blocking is a important tool. Review your top chores to do and set up a specific allotted time for completing them. Be sure to prioritize your healthy habits!