How to Look and Feel Like A Million Dollars
When you want to look and feel your best, you need to remember that beauty is only skin deep. There’s plenty of ways to make yourself look better, but only a few that will make you look and feel great at the same time. Luckily for you, we’ve put them all together in this handy 5-minute read so that you can learn the secrets of the world’s happiest people. Enjoy!
Sleep 8 Hours a Day, With No Exceptions
Sleep isn’t just something you do at the end of the day when you’re exhausted. It’s the time when your body’s natural processes get a little rest, and the chance to grow and repair your body and mind. Your muscles heal, your energy levels return, and your emotions from the previous day are sorted through.
It’s all about taking the time to find out what sleeping ritual will work best for you. Some people like to take a book to bed, whereas others are better when the light is turned out straight away. Figure out how you can gradually unwind, and you’ll be able to get the restorative sleep that will have you looking and feeling better than you have in years.
Working Out First Thing In the Morning Anchors Your Day
Working out doesn’t just help you lose weight and tone up, it also helps you stay mentally well. This is so important if you want to be able to have the motivation and dedication needed to do all the other things that are central to achieving your own sense of happiness and fulfillment.
If you train first thing in the morning, you won’t have any excuses about being busy, or be able to convince yourself that work was tiring enough for the day. You get in, get out, and get the job done. That way, you’ll have already achieved something before the time you would normally get up. Ideal if you want to be able to start your day in a positive frame of mind.
Consult an Expert Who Can Make You Look and Feel Great
Looking good on the outside can make you feel 10 times better on the inside, because you’ll love the person you see looking back at you in the mirror. Visiting a cosmetic clinic is an opportunity to speak to an expert about anything that you feel is bothering you or holding you back, and it’s a great way to get things off your chest.
Embrace the experience, and don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions. That way you’ll be able to learn more about yourself, and how any issues you may have could be alleviated with some targeted expert help.
A Balanced Diet Will Nourish Body and Mind
Your body needs to be properly fueled if it’s going to be able to perform at its optimum. This doesn’t just mean if you decide you want to work out every morning. It also covers all of the growth and repair work that goes on when you’re sleeping. Without the right fuel to call upon, your body will start to break down, and you’ll soon lose your youthful glow and vitality.
One of the best ways to get into the habit of healthy eating is to cut out snacking and treats when you’re out and about. So many of us eat for enjoyment that it’s no wonder our relationships with food is often one of the things that reduce our quality of life. Take models for example. Models might not eat a lot, but have you ever wondered what they really eat? In order to achieve their “unnatural” thinness, model diets often resort to pills and supplements. This isn’t a healthy approach either. Instead, follow our advice. Set yourself a target of 7 days, and then reward yourself with one well-chosen treat. Then get right back on it and set yourself another 7-day target.
Take a Break from Social Media, and Take Time to Reflect
Feeling your best is as much about being thankful for what you have, as opposed to being envious of what you don’t have. The social media age is inundating women with unrealistic images and airbrushed photos that are disseminated largely just to sell products.
Take a break from social media, and remind yourself of how lucky you are to be able to live the life you do. Even if there are things that you want to change, taking a break will focus your mind on just how many positive things there are in your life.
Treat Yourself to a New Hairstyle Every 6 Weeks
Last but not least, treat yourself! A trip to the salon is a great thing to look forward to, and it provides instant results that will ensure you always love the way you look. Choose a new style each time you go, and you’ll feel reinvigorated every time you look in the mirror. It’s all about having something that makes you proud to be you, and a new hairstyle is just the ticket.