What You Should Really Know About a Healthy Lifestyle
It’s time to change the way you look at health and the role wellness plays in your life. But here’s the good news: if you think you have to meal prep weeks in advance and do yoga every day to get healthy -think again. A few simple adjustments to your lifestyle can actually have a tremendous impact
“Consumers are constantly looking for new and better ways to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Lauren Bonetto, Lifestyles and Leisure Analyst at Mintel.
Unfortunately, many people never get started because they find healthy living intimidating. In fact, according to Mintel research, 43% of Americans think it’s too difficult to live healthy in our modern age.
Healthy Thinking Forms Healthy Habits
Ready to switch things up? Let’s tap into your healthy mindset.
In our modern landscape of Instagram body pics and online diet fads, it’s easy to burn out before getting started. With so much information available, it’s easy to jump into some intense diet plan or workout routine without paying any attention to the most vital aspect of creating a healthy lifestyle: mindset.
To be healthy, you need to think healthy. You have the power to live healthy, feel happy and confident, and it begins with a shift in focus.
“Imagine healthy thinking as a chain, with each uplifting thought linked to the next until you’ve built a continuous cycle of positivity and self-love.”
It looks like this: Positive thinking→positive actions→healthy habits→self-care→more positive thinking, and the cycle continues.
How To Make Healthy Decisions Every Day
Healthy living is accessible, especially with holistic solutions. Now that you’re thinking healthy and view your health as a tangible component to happiness, you’re ready to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes. Here’s how:
- Visualization: Journal your goals for healthy living, eating, realistic exercise, posture awareness and overall self-care. And always, always, make time for healthy activities that make you smile.
- Get connected: Join a health club, incorporate all natural wellness technology into your daily habits, link up with a workout buddy. Tap into the ever-evolving wellness community to add a heaping spoonful of encouragement and dash of accountability.
- Baby steps: Want to know how to be healthy and happy? Take small steps that promote long-term habits for a balanced body and healthy mindset.