Updated: Aug 19
It’s a guarantee that we’ve all heard the saying, it takes 21 days to form a habit.
Minor changes in your lifestyle can easily transform your body and daily rituals to the better – it’s a great way to elevate your attitude and have a positive outlook on life and everything surrounding that. However, in order to achieve such a stage, one must need aid, and by that, we present a small guide to develop those healthy habits.
Develop a routine
A few things that one should keep in mind and sadly a lot disregard is good sleep. Having a good night sleep is a major part of how you function throughout the day. Several researchers have proved that sleep is the most important aspect to one’s daily life style. With better sleep, comes better outcomes, such as better moods.
2. Set Your Tasks
We all set yearly to daily goals but rarely keep up, due to distractions. To feel motivated, one could easily set a list of daily goals, and they could be one of anything! Whether it’s a 30 minute gym session, or better eating habits, small changes lead to bigger outcomes.
But of course, this is easier said than done. One does not feel fully inspired every day, as sometimes slacking or other things get the best of us. But it’s super important to remember why these small tasks were there in the first place. No one achieves better change in a short span, it always takes time!
3. Water is your best friend.
Never underestimate the power of hydration. Many studies have shown that water does improve several facts related to your attitude, work flow, energy, etc. Studies advise to drink at least 2 liters of water per day, yes it may sound a bit too extreme, but you could always set it as a goal as mentioned in point number 2. Many bottles where crafted for individuals to keep track of their water consumption. So, go ahead, buy that water bottle and hydrate!
4. Treat yourself
It’s never wrong to spoil yourself a little bit. Go ahead and book that nail appointment, or head over to the mall and buy that dress you always had in mind. Take a day off and focus on your own energies that will enhance your mood and get you in better shape! Spoil yourself, no one is telling you not.
5. The reality
No one said it better than Hannah Montana, nobody is perfect! Skipping some tasks or taking a day off is completely okay. There’s this ongoing philosophy about success and productivity. The more you do, the more you feel like you’re achieving something, but that is debatable. As mentioned, changing daily routine and your lifestyle is a process, it takes time. The best things come to those who wait. The important thing is patience and always bouncing back. There are no good days without bad days.