Getting Healthy in 2021? Try These 4 Things to Reach your Goals.

It's no surprise that more and more of us are starting to think more about our health. We have come to realize that having underlying diseases can put us at a huge disadvantage. So now is the time to get healthy and prevent a life-long path of meditation, hospitalization and illness. Try these 4 techniques to jumpstart healthier living.



  1. Get Enough Sleep: Research shows that getting 7-8 hours of restful sleep a night is pertinent to living a healthy life. Sleep helps our bodies recover, fuels our metabolism, and allows our brain to process properly. Without enough sleep, we can cause real damage to our bodies. To help yourself develop a schedule for going to sleep, start to whined down about 30 minutes for bedtime. Lower the lights, get off your devices, and make sure your bedroom is cool. All of these things will help you fall asleep and stay asleep.

  2. Exercise Correctly: Exercising is one thing but exercising correctly is another. Learning how to properly lift weights or complete body weight exercises is important in preventing injury. In addition, getting the right amount of strength and cardiovascular exercise is also important, but can vary based on your health goals. For the best results, consult with a well trained fitness expert or physical therapist. These professionals can help develop a program that is right for your goals.

  3. Get the Right Nourishment: Eating right can sometimes be a little overwhelming and confusing. Vegan, Keto, Paleo; what do all these diets do for you? Not every body responds the same to carbs, protein, and fat. The bottom line is, eating more vegetables, good fat, and lean protein will help anyone lead a better and healthier life. Try to fill your fridge and pantry with these items and reduce any processed or sugary foods. That way you won't be tempted to eat the wrong things.

  4. Manage your Stress: It is no surprise that stress can have a negative impact on our health. But did you know it can impact your sleep, prevent you from losing weight, make your more fatigued, and even lead to diseases such as stroke, autoimmune disorders, and gastrointestinal stress. Finding a little time each day to relax and reset is as important as eating. Try using a meditation app to help guide your through the process.

For more helpful tips about improving your health visit my website at www.saramikulsky.com or learn more about my RENU Method by clicking here.

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