6 secrets to a happier, healthier life…
Part of your journey to being the happiest healthiest version for yourself means taking the time to take care of YOU! When you are in a good space and feel good – it is amazing what you can do in the world and what you can achieve. Here are some things you can do to make it happen…
Nourish your body from the inside out
Eat food which your body LOVES. Double your intake of veggies, cut back on added sugar, opts for real whole food rather than heavily processed stuff! Your body does amazing things for you and deserves looking after. For more tips on this, check out my ideas on Facebook.
Be in Nature
I absolutely believe that many of us suffer from a ‘nature deficit’, not spending enough time outside, in the fresh air and natural daylight, simply walking through the trees, playing on the grass and running bare foot in the sand. Connecting with nature, the real beautiful world in which we live in is very powerful and allows us to connect with what is really important, and that’s not money, things or stuff.
Time out before snooze time
Allow yourself time to be away from your computer, phone or TV before bed to disconnect and unwind and get yourself into a good sleeping routine. Your body and mind need this space.
Find out what feels good
Write down a list of things you love doing and make you feel good. I know winning the lotto and a luxury holiday might be the first things that come to mind, but I am talking about free or very low cost things. Having flowers in your lounge, cooking a healthy dinner for your friends, watching comedy. Focus on some of the little things. How good it feels to give someone a gift, call a friend or try something new. Every day plan to do at least one thing which you know makes you feel good.
Surround yourself with amazing energy
Spend time with people who support you and lift you up. You become like the people with whom you spend the most time and they will influence who you become. Choose wisely. Spend more time with the right people. There are times when you can’t always choose who your spend time with, at work for example or the members of your family. You can however choose how much they impact on the way you think.
Article written by Claire Turnbull
|Claire Turnbull is a UK trained Dietician and personal trainer with a passion to help you be the happiest, healthiest version of yourself.
Claire is the author of two best selling book Lose Weight for Life and Feel Food For Life. She is the Nutritionist for Healthy Food Guide Magazine, Newstalk Zb and AUT Millennium as well as running the private nutrition practice Mission Nutrition. Claire is available to speak at events and be interviewed by the media.
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