Five Ways to Kick Start New Healthy Living Habits

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Most people choose the start of a new year to change their lifestyle and adopt healthier habits. However, there’s no better time to start than the present, especially when it comes to your wellbeing. Trying to change your lifestyle can be very difficult without the correct guidance. In this blog, we’ll be exploring five ways that you can kick start your new healthy living habits.

Wake Up Earlier 

If you want to lead a healthier lifestyle, you’re going to want to have plenty of energy. Much of the population is biologically predisposed to be more alert in the morning, so waking up earlier can help you feel more refreshed when it comes to starting your day. However, make sure you’re getting at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night.  

Ditch the Electronics 

You won’t realize how unhealthy staring at a screen all day is until you decide to ditch it completely. Taking a break from electronics can help boost your mood, increase your focus, and improve your productivity, all whilst reducing the amount of eye fatigue you endure. If you have trouble putting the phone down, try to set yourself daily goals and slowly cut your screen time down.

Eat Organically 

If you want to start leading a healthier life, you need to become more conscious about what you are putting in your body. Unfortunately, many of the items found on the shelves of supermarkets are littered with pesticides and preservatives that are harmful to both our bodies and the environment. Eating organic ingredients can help improve your health by reducing the exposure you have to these detrimental residues. 

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Cook Your Own Meals 

When you eat out regularly, or order takeaway, it’s difficult to keep track of what you are ingesting and how healthy it is. Unless you stick to health-conscious and organic restaurants, it’s unlikely that you will be able to eat balanced and nutritious meals. Discover the enjoyment of cooking your own meals by recreating the dishes that you love. If you’re stuck for inspiration, simply go online to search for some recipes.

Visit Your Dentist , Yup you read that right!

If you want to practice good health, you’ll need to pay special attention to your teeth. Pay your dentist regular visits, and make sure to schedule a deep cleaning treatment for your teeth every few months. It’s always better to prevent than to cure, and you can achieve this by going for regular deep cleans. This way, you’re less likely to contract gum disease or cavities. It even helps improve bad breath!  

Remember to take each day as it comes. It’s not always easy trying to switch up your routine. However, consistency is key. You won’t notice the effects directly. Instead, you need to give your body some time to adjust. After the first few weeks of trying to incorporate new healthy living habits, you’ll see how your mood improves, and your body feels physically stronger. Don’t give up; keep persisting and kick all those unhealthy habits to the curve.

Feature Image: PLANT Juicery London

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