10 tips for improving your health and wellbeing
- Get moving! Riding a bike or walking for half an hour, three times a week, will clear your head and burn calories, and this will help you to relax.
- Stop drinking for a month. You will realise how alert you feel. Drinking alcohol might mean we are burning dead calories.
- Wake up your circulation! Try taking a cold shower first thing in the morning. It might seem crazy, but you will immediately feel energetic, and this is a better boost than drinking a load of coffee.
- Make notes of what you eat during a month. Write down all the information you can about when you are eating and drinking, and how you feel. This will show not only how many calories have been absorbed, but will also give you the food groups that reinforce you, and those that make your energy levels drop before eating.
- Eat slowly. Give your brain time to communicate to your stomach that you are already satisfied.
- Drink more water. Increasing your water intake will increase your energy levels, improve your concentration, help your digestion, and eliminate waste.
- Make time to relax. Making time to relax and breathe properly will help you to reduce your levels of cortisol (stress hormone), which assists the body’s healing and recovery.
- Draw up a visual board. Use motivational images of people who seem to be as healthy as you would like to be. This will make you feel really motivated and you will function at a subconscious level, which will assist in making your objectives easier to achieve.
- Positive thinking. Try spending an entire day thinking positively about yourself. Sometimes we are too harsh, so try flattering yourself in the same way as you would a close friend
- Spoil yourself. Enjoying a full body massage will help to eliminate toxins, make you feel relaxed, and will ease your muscles after a hard work out.
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