Healthy Living How to stay healthy despite your busy schedules

The body obviously needs rest, Give that to it! You are striving to work hard for the ‘Benjamins’ but what for if at the end of the day you end up spending it all on your health

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Despite your busy schedules, have you sat down to think about some ways you can stay healthy? Well, I have good news! Getting healthy and fit doesn’t have to be a burden. Most of the changes you will make are probably everyday things. Below are ways  to get started!

Eat healthily 

Personally, I leave home for work at 5 am, takes 2 hours for me to get to work and get back home at almost 9 pm.  Eating is essential for everybody, not just eating but eating healthy. A great way to do this is by preparing meals in advance for the week. When you return in the evening, you just have to warm and eat some of the food. And you good to go!

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Honestly, you can’t do everything or please everyone in just a day. Before you sleep, make a list of the important things you have to do.  So take a good hard look at all of the work you’re putting on that never-ending to-do list of yours and prioritize.

Sleep Well

The body obviously needs rest, Give that to it! You are striving to work hard for the ‘Benjamins’ but what for if at the end of the day you end up spending it all on your health. Before you sleep, write all your-to-do things, so you don’t have to be tossing up and down thinking, dissolve your mind from any negative pressure that affected you at work and think about the beautiful things someone told you today.

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Exercise regularly

I’m pretty sure you are asking yourself, how you are going to exercise when you have to rush to the office when the Call from your Boss comes in. don’t stress it! Did you know you can exercise when you are bathing, watching television, there are some you can even do at your desk. Adding as little as 10 or 15 minutes of moderate exercise to your daily activities can boost your energy levels and lower your risk of a number of health conditions.


Keep Your Family and Friends around

Family and Friends are people we call the support network. It makes sense, because having someone to talk to when life is tough just makes you feel ‘the can do spirit’ .So don’t feel like grabbing coffee with a friend or taking a long weekend to go back home to visit your folks is being unproductive. Actually, taking little actions like those regularly makes sure your support network is strong and will be ready for you if times do get tough.

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De- Stress

Do something you haven’t done in a while, take your dog with you for a walk. Finish a book you started reading months ago, surf the internet for movies and you will realize how good you have done to yourself than harm.

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