There is always room for improvement given that one accepts his current state and works harder towards it.
In today’s busy life, one must find better ways to tackle each kind of lifestyle problems. There are 10 major ways you can follow to live a healthier, hassle-free and efficient life.
Being mentally and physically fit is the most important component to live a life of higher quality. The other essential parts are financial position and social interactions.
First, one should be physically fit to live all the odds.
Meditating for at least 15 minutes in the whole day facilitates cognitive functions, concentration, attention, good mental health, feelings of compassion, reduction of stress and multitasking. Meditation involves the focus on breath: inhalation and exhalation. Always sit in a quiet place to practice meditation.
Drink lots of water.
Dehydration can lead to lots of problems. Have at least 8 glasses of water daily to avoid problems like overeating and dehydration.
Never compromise on sleep. Sleep for at least 7-8 hours a day. Also, do not oversleep too.
Avoid drinking and smoking
These addictive habits affect brain functions. So, it is better to avoid them.
Eat healthy to live healthily. Avoid eating junk foods and canned items.
Be mentally fit.
Never let your thoughts sadden you or they will burst out in depression or any mental disease. You must control your mind instead. Always be courageous to surpass any difficulty or problem.
Get inspired by the positivity of people towards life.
Watch motivational videos to get going.
Yoga upgrades one’s mental peace assists in managing weight as well as helps one live a more efficient life in all aspects, be it work or studies. Yoga helps in curing depression, relieving anxiety, reducing stress and improving heart’s health. It aids in the overall betterment of life.
Even performing at least 12 sets of Surya Namaskar each day in the morning helps.
Avoid at least half an hour practicing concentration exercise.
Do not resist fear rather face it.
Read books giving financial education. Some of these are :
1. The 7 habits of highly successful people by Stephen Covey
2. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
3. Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill
4. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Invest and Save
Start investing and saving money for future needs.
Read self-help books
Self-help books help in bringing peace to the frustrated mind. Read at least 12 of them in the coming 6 months. Below is a list of self-help books you can add to your reading list.
1. The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh
2. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
3. Self Observation by Red Hawk
4. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhgg
5. The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent
6. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
7. The Power of Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy
8. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
9. How to Win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie
10. The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma
11. Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fu*k by Mark Manson
12. Attitude is Everything by Jeff Keller
Internships and freelancing
Join internships of your interests and also start freelance using the skills you are most passionate about.
Always be creative and blog, vlog or create your own page in your spare time.
Mobile and Social Media
Browse at most 20-25 mins on your mobile, not more than that. Don’t be active on Social networking sites and Whatsapp the whole day, fix a duration for that too.
Fix the no. of videos you are going to watch on youtube. Instead, watch TED talks.
Watch movies of high quality. Below is a list covering some:
The Dark Knight
The Shawshank Redemption
Dead Poets Society
Laugh and smile more
Laughter is definitely the best medicine. Go to a nearby park and join the elder people laughing and giggling.
Always be respectful to be respected by others, whether it is children or elders.
Make your parents feel special every day by just saying “I love you, Mom and Dad”.
Workout for at least 45 minutes a day to avoid health problems like Hypertension, Diabetes Type 2, obesity and many more. As our lifestyle is such that it demands more of work sitting rather than engagement in any activity which facilitates good health.
Be in contact with your school friends. Communicate with them. Follow and learn by your experiences and avoid getting manipulated.
Make use of the time you are offered and never waste it. It is non-renewable.