Taking care of your spine and nervous system is an amazing way to improve your health, but there are many other lifestyle factors that will help you feel fantastic. For some people though, the thought of improving their body and making some lifestyle changes can leave them feeling intimidated, and even overwhelmed. It doesn’t have to be this way though!
What if you just tried to do 5 daily things to improve your health?
Imagine doing 5 little, yet important, intentional acts everyday to get you closer to your most important health goal: feeling and functioning well. I’m not talking about massive, major changes to your health that require a dramatic lifestyle change, but small daily things that ultimately create a bigger impact because you are actually doing them.
“Success in anything is created through the performance of a few small daily disciplines that stack up over time to create stunning results”-Robin Sharma
It’s much easier to build on small steps and gradually add more, than to attempt a massive change.
It’s likely that you’re already doing some great things to support your health, but perhaps they have already become so routine for you that you’ve even forgotten they are good for you!
Focusing on the good things you are already doing, and all the good things your body is capable of doing is also a powerful gratitude reminder and can motivate other small changes.
Can you think of 5 things that you do on any given day to support good health?
Need some ideas? Here’s some to get you thinking
- reduce your caffeine or alcohol
- drink more water
- go for a walk/run/swim/bike/hike
- visit a friend
- eat some fruit
- go to bed a little earlier
- play with your children
- read a book
- put that donut or cookie down
- take a yoga class
- breathe (with awareness! consciously relaxing, with full deep breaths)
- do something you love
- learn something that can help you live healthier
- get adjusted!