- Maintain a Healthy Weight. …
- Exercise Regularly. …
- Don’t Smoke. …
- Eat a Healthy Diet. …
- Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation, If at All. …
- Protect Yourself from the Sun. …
- Protect Yourself From Sexually Transmitted Infections. …
- Get Screening Tests.
- Set small, measurable goals that will help you get to your overall large goal. …
- Keep a food and exercise journal. …
- Crowd processed junk food out of your diet by adding in nutritious whole foods.
- Skip the pantry and head to the fridge. …
- Try new foods. …
- Enlist support from your friends and family.
TIPS TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
Change Your Routine
Changing up your routine is just as important as having a routine. At the same time, doing something over and over again can get boring and monotonous. Changing up your routine is a effective way to avoid getting bored, and to keep your body guessing. Variety is vital to exercise and living a healthy lifestyle.
Start off small and secure, setting easy and reachable goals for yourself. As time goes on, increase the difficulty of achieving each following goal. As you see progress you’ll find your dedication increases. Remember – Rome wasn’t built in a day!
Join Forces with Friends, Neighbours or Others
You probably aren’t the only one trying to make a healthy change. Find some buddies and go for it together! It will feel great by having their support and encouragement, and you’re bound to have more fun along the way.
After a day of hard work and exercise, it’s a good idea to reward yourself. Do something you like, eat something you shouldn’t (in moderation). Make yourself feel great about what you did!
You don’t have to follow a strict routine all the time. Keep yourself flexible by changing up the game! Be open to new ideas and ways of exercising. Try some new things that are supposedly good for your healthy but that you otherwise wouldn’t. Open yourself up to even more healthy activities!
If you slip up on vacation and overeat, drink too much, or fail to exercise — forgive yourself. Don’t beat yourself up! Instead, say, “I really enjoyed my vacation,” and let it go at that.
Allowing yourself time to enjoy a few indulgences occasionally is OK. If you start to feel guilty for having dessert on a special night out, forgive yourself and start back on your more disciplined program the next day
Make Simple Daily Change
Who said health-related lifestyle changes had to be all or nothing? Start small and make a few simple weight loss and exercise changes each day. These small changes can add up over time to give you a big health boost. Here are some suggestions:
- Add 5 more grams of fiber to your daily meal plan.
- Cut out refined carbohydrates, such as white bread, white rice, and sweets
- Avoid foods with trans-fats
- Add two more servings of veggies at lunch and dinner
- Drink three more glasses of water each day
- Add 10 minutes of walking to your daily exercise regimen
- Take a break every hour at work and walk 500 steps in place (2,000 steps burns 100 calories)
- Wake up 15 minutes earlier and walk before work
- Eat something every 2-3 hours. This keeps your metabolism running and also makes sure you don’t get ravenous and end up eating whatever is in sight when you get home from work.
- Keep nutritious foods on hand and ready to eat. Preparation is the key to eating healthy! Having fresh vegetables and fruits, lean protein, healthy fats and smart carbs each week is super helpful for staying on track. I like to make big batches of roasted veggies and brown rice or quinoa at the beginning of the week so I have healthy foods in the fridge ready to go for quick lunches.
- Keep tempting foods that trigger you to overeat out of the house. For me this is cereal, packaged trail mix, granola and other packaged foods. If the tempting foods are already in your house because someone else bought them, I’ve found that putting them away in a (high) cabinet is helpful. Out of sight, out of mind.
- Always bring a healthy snack with you when you leave the house for more than a couple hours. Apples, bananas, fruit and nut bars, homemade trail mix and carrots are super portable. And healthy bars like Larabar are always good in a pinch.
- Eat and enjoy your favorite foods in moderation. Deprivation tends to backfire so if you really want a treat, then eat and enjoy it.
- When going out to eat, look the at the menu for the restaurant online. Deciding beforehand what healthy option you’re going to get can be helpful so you’re not tempted by unhealthy options once you’re there.
- Don’t let one set-back keep you from working toward your goal. Don’t get down on yourself if you slip-up -just make sure your next meal is a healthy one!
2.The question ask for myself :
- Who am I?
- How do I think of myself?
- What are my strengths and weaknesses
- Who do I want to be?
- Why am I here? Why am I important? What is my mission?
- What am I missing? The time to read a book? A close friendship?
- How can I build in support for myself? Ask a friend to be a health buddy? Join a walking club?
- What am I doing in my life that’s hurting me? Smoking? Drinking too much? Letting work interfere with relationships?
- What are the sources of joy I need to feel whole?
- Am I happy?