As we are over halfway through January 2020 and so many of us are still keen to be healthy and happy in 2020, I’d like to share with you, 12 easy tips you can use (or deepen if they are already part of your daily routine) to be healthy and happy this year – and beyond.
Many of us feel this year, 20:20, is the start of something special.
A new decade; 2020 vision; we have bestowed a fresh start upon this year and everyone I meet oozes a sense of hope, possibilities and whispering belief that this is the year they will make that change, be the change and live the change.
No one knows what is around the corner.
Some say you create your own destiny through your past and present actions.
Others believe life is already pre-ordained and no matter what you do, you can’t escape your destiny.
Whatever you believe, the timeless quote “Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.” is the mantra I aspire to live by.
Why Being Healthy and Happy Is Important
There are many reasons for being healthy are important.
Being healthier gives you more energy to do the things you enjoy with less stress and struggle.
A healthy habit is any behaviour that benefits your physical, mental, and emotional health.
These habits improve your overall well-being and remind you of the need to be calm in the chaotic world we live in.
Here are 12 Easy Tips to A Healthy and Happy 2020
Healthy Tip #1: Eat More Greens
Such as kale and pok choy to boost your calcium and strengthens bones, spinach is also bursting with other vital nutrients and vitamin which does wonders for your health. Think of Popeye and you will know what I mean.
Healthy Tip #2: Sleep More
As Benjamin Franklin’s said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man’s healthy, wealthy and wise.”
Healthy Tip #3: Exercise More
Instead of using the escalators at the tube stations, walk up them, go for a brisk walk during your lunch break or try this simple yoga routine at home.
Healthy Tip #4: Read More
Reading is food for the mind and you can travel to Narnia or the Yellow Brick Road and still be home in time for dinner with your family.
Healthy Tip #5: Breathe More
Tune in now and see how well you are breathing if you don’t know how to breathe correctly check out this post.
Healthy Tip #6: Spend More Time in Silence
This is an ideal way to reconnect and remember the sacredness of life, here’s what prayer means to me and how I spend my Alone Time.
Healthy Tip #7: Hug More People
What more can we say! Hugging is the elixir of life.
Healthy Tip #8: Drink More Water
Your brain consists of 77-78% water, so it’s vital to nourish and hydrate your brain.
Healthy Tip #9: Laugh More
Laughter yoga is an excellent way to relieve stress and tension.
Healthy Tip #10: Cry More
Let it all out, laugh till you cry or cry till you laugh. Either way, crying is cleansing for the soul.
Healthy Tip #11: Forgive More
Easy to say, hard to do.
Healthy Tip #12: Stretch More
When you feel stressed at work, take ten minutes, and practice this simple Chair Yoga stretches at your workstation. You will feel lighter, refreshed, and energised.
We have covered 12 easy tips you can do to feel happier and healthier in 2020.
And over this year, I share practical yogic and meditation tools you can use to boost your happiness and wellbeing.
Keep shining, dear friend and have a fantastic healthy and happy 2020!
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