9 Mind Changing Strategies For a Healthy Lifestyle

By on January 5, 2014

Fotolia_51211379_XSAlthough you need to follow through according to particular behaviors whilst striving towards a healthier lifestyle, it’s well understood that healthy behaviors have their origins in the mind. Basically, it means that whatever you think and believe will determine the degree to which you’ll follow through in terms of applying the paradigm of a healthy lifestyle in your everyday activities.

The following mind strategies will help optimize your efforts towards a healthier lifestyle:

  1. Acknowledge prior successes in your life. Take the time to acknowledge and give yourself credit for where you’ve been successful in the past. Then, take those prior successes and use them to help spark your passion to living healthily in the present.
  2. Consider what’s positive and uplifting in your life now. Perhaps, for example, you’re currently living right where you want to be or you’re in a good relationship and optimistic about the future. By embracing the current enrichment of your life, you’ll become more driven towards striving for good health.
  3. Consider your associations between a healthier lifestyle and a happier life. For example, consider how well you feel emotionally and physically after you’ve eaten a hearty breakfast or how well you’re able to relax or sleep when you avoid having that extra heavy snack at night. By recognizing the close relationship between your daily lifestyle choices and your emotions, you’ll become more focused towards taking steps to living well.
  4. Renew commitment to your health every day. Determine what it is that you really want for yourself and for your future. Consider the kind of lifestyle you want. For example, a life sitting in front of the TV every night or one where you’re active and trying new physical and mental things all the time.
  5. Embrace a personal goal towards becoming emotionally and physically stronger.Make an ongoing pledge to strengthen yourself and tap into your courage to follow your path towards a healthier lifestyle.
  6. Recognize it’s okay to eat the foods you want in moderation. Remain positive and optimistic regarding nutrition and avoid the approach of denying yourself of the foods and tastes that you love. Be aware there’s nothing (within reason) you can’t have provided you monitor the portions.
  7. Stay emotionally connected with yourself whilst living life consciously. This will allow you to recognize the power you hold in every decision. You’ll likely experience feelings of conscientiousness and exhilaration in your efforts.
  8. Keep confidence and faith in yourself. Get and remain in touch with your self-confidence so you can take a more straightforward path toward vitality and longevity. Re-discover your fearlessness.
  9. Keep it simple by taking one day at a time. Living your life one day at a time keeps things simple. Say to yourself, “Just for today, I’ll eat fresh and healthy foods and will exercise.” Recognize that although tomorrow is another day, for now, you’ll remain on your current path towards increased vitality and vigor.

By applying these strategies, you’ll get to experience the joy that’s associated with a healthy lifestyle. Give it a go! Also tell us about it too by posting a comment below.

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2 Comments

  1. Jess Andrews

    February 24, 2014 at 3:26 am

    I’m not a really confident person and reading this list point 1 just hit me! I have never really acknowledge successes in my life. Even when they happen I kind of shrug them off and I certainly never revisit them.

    Time to give myself some credit I think.

  2. ALBA

    March 5, 2014 at 2:19 am

    Highly recommended!

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