There are no cheat codes in life. To improve your life, you will need to put in a little bit of work. The good news, it’s not as hard as it seems like to create the daily habits that make all the difference.
Contrary to what Hollywood movies led us to believe, transforming our lives doesn’t come with a grand and phenomenal gesture. Instead, it comes with the cumulative effect of positive daily habits over time. People who have it together all swear by the power of habits. There are even multiple best-selling books about it.
Whether they’re little or big, these tasks can make all the difference. But today, we will specifically focus on those smaller tasks. Why? Because we want to aim for S.M.A.R.T objectives (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely).
To get your body fitter, mind clearer and relationships stronger, here are 15 daily habits you can follow.
15.) Eat Healthy
A body can’t get healthy if the food it digests isn’t balanced, clean, and properly cooked. The best way to ensure this actually happens is by learning which foods are good for your body and making your own meals accordingly. You will actually not only learn how to cook — an indispensable life skill — but you will also save plenty of money. If you are on a diet or have food allergies, this is the best way to guarantee your food is in check. Other than that, there are also plenty of ways to adopt a healthy regime.
- Master the art of meal prepping. Planning ahead can help you avoid unhealthy fast food options or impulse eating and grocery buying.
- Drink enough water. Health authorities advise an intake of 2.7 liters per day for women and 3.7 liters for men. To do this, get a good reusable water bottle to remind you to drink enough. This daily habit can help inspire you to eat healthy.
- Know which foods are good for you. Food affects people differently based on theirgenetics, region and even blood type. You can perform digestive tests to learn which food is best for you.
- Don’t skip breakfast. Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day because it gives you the energy to get going with your other daily habits and important tasks.