Emotional Wellbeing


Mandy Kloppers

Simple Changes That Could Dramatically Change Your Lifestyle

When it comes to our lifestyle we can all have different versions of what we think is healthy and good for us. We are all different, after all. But, having said that, I also think there are common things that anyone of us could implement into our lives that can have a positive impact on the way we feel and look. Sometimes making some of these changes can be the best decisions we make. So here are four simple ones that you can make and you could even start today.


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Are you drinking too much alcohol?


Alcohol is something that many people find that they can get a little addicted to. It is one of those things where you find that instead of wanting to enjoy a drink, you end up needing something alcoholic as a way of relaxing or enjoying yourself. It is all about finding the right balance, and it is always a good idea to have more days where you don’t drink than days that you do. It may be a great way to overhaul your lifestyle by giving up alcohol for good. Try going sober for a month and see the difference it could make not just to how you feel but also how you look.


Do you want to give up smoking?


Maybe now is the time to start thinking about giving up smoking. It can be one of those habits where you can feel like you want to do it, but the addictive nature of smoking can stop you in your tracks if you don’t have the willpower to give up cold turkey, then people turn to tools to help them wean off it. Vaping is a popular option, and using e-liquids as a supplement to the cigarettes. You may be thinking what is e-liquid? This is what is vaped, and there are plenty of places where you can get some great liquids in different flavours. Or you may want to speak to your doctor about alternative methods where you can slowly ease the addiction to the nicotine. Either way you could be making one of the best decisions for your health.


Are you exercising enough?


Are you really taking enough exercise? The chances are you won’t be. You can be easily put off from exercising as the general perception is you need to be in the gym everyday, but the truth of the matter is, just by choosing to be more active can help you be much more healthier overall. Walking each day or even taking the stairs or parking a little further away can make a big difference.


Are you eating the right things?


Finally, are you eating the right things? Sometimes we may think we have a healthy diet, but there are always ways that you could tweak it to be even better. If you are serious about a complete lifestyle change the a change in diet could be the ideal option. Choosing to try a vegan or vegetarian diet instead. As long as you ensure your body is getting the right vitamins and nutrients then you are well on your way to having a better lifestyle.


Let’s hope that these simple changes help you to improve your lifestyle.

Mandy X


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