21 healthy changes for 2021

I call 2020 a phenomenal year and before you tag me as a chronic cynic let me add that it has made us embrace uncertainty and trust the wait. As an analytical person, I started making small doable changes in my routine and am amazed at the positive effects they have on me and my family.  So Sharing them with you…

  • Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up in the morning
  • Have your breakfast within 45 min of waking up
  • Stretch in the bed for 5 min before getting off
  • Wake up with natural light
  • Avoid seeing any screen for 30 min after waking up
  • Start your day with 3 to 5 belly breaths
  • Eat a protein and carb-rich breakfast
  • When on the potty relax, lean forward to empty your bowels fully
  • Take small sips of water every hour
  • When working from home try different sitting positions like long sitting, floor sitting, cushion, or cross-legged sitting
  • Take a 15 to 30-sec movement break every hour
  • Give your eyes the much-needed TLC they require. After 1 to 2 hours of screen time gently massage your closed eyes with the palm of your hands
  • Snack every 2 hours
  • Stroll for 10-15 min after every meal
  • Sleep and wake up at the same time every day
  • Be outdoor for 20-30 min every day to get your regular dose of vit d
  • Turn off the electronic devices 1 hour before your sleeping time
  • Even if you wake in the middle of your sleep try belly breathing and keep the eyes closed instead of looking at your screen.
  • Set realistic goals for yourself and others
  • Practice gratitude
  • Accept that any change is difficult but the key to success is the belief that you are doing the right thing for yourself.

Signing off for now with the hope that these habits help you to be the most fabulous version of yourself…… Happy upgrading

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