Habits You Can Establish For Your Health in 2022

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Making new year resolutions is easy, but sticking to them? That is difficult, which is why it is always suggested to create small changes that last longer and end up having a bigger overall effect. Starting with smaller steps can lead to bigger steps in your life, therefore, establishing certain habits can aid you in terms of wanting to do what you want in life, for example the resolutions that you make or write down every year. Our lives are built upon hundreds of tiny habits that we do every single day, so even if you start or stop doing one small thing in your daily routine, in the long-term, that will have an impact on you as a person and on your life. Fortunately, we have the chance to change our habits and replace them with good or better ones, so look ahead at the following list and see what you think is a good idea to consider when thinking about making changes for 2022.

  • Breathe in fresh air every day – preferably in nature
  • Move your body for 30 minutes every day
  • Prioritise your sleep and stick to a pattern
  • Try a new healthy recipe every week
  • Make a routine of walking occasionally
  • Wear sun cream/SPF every single day
  • Start flossing if you do not
  • Drink a glass of water when you wake up
  • Cook more often, rather than eating out or ordering food
  • Start taking vitamins or supplements if you are lacking
  • Reduce or give up on drinking fizzy drinks
  • Stop eating after dinner time
  • Drink green tea or herbal tea occasionally
  • Start using essential oils for your skin
  • Practice doing posture exercises every time you sit at your desk for a long period of time
  • Unplug from social media for some time every day
  • Start journaling and write down your thoughts
  • Practice gratitude
  • Start actively listening to others around you
  • Make new playlists for music that lifts your mood
  • Give yourself a compliment every day
  • Keep a planner to track time together with a partner, friends, and family
  • Declutter your personal space regularly
  • Start saying no to what does not make you happy
  • Meditate for 15 minutes every day
  • Fill your home with real plants and greenery
  • Save money regularly
  • Read a book every day
  • Prioritise your to do list
  • Compliment a stranger
  • Make a five-year plan and review it occasionally
  • Develop or improve your morning and night routine
  • Write down your goals and review this regularly
  • Check in on friends and family regularly
  • Practice a growth mindset, thinking about why you failed and how you can learn from that
  • Start learning something new, as you can easily use blogs, books, YouTube videos, podcasts, etc

If you do not know where to start, then fear not, you can find your top five habits that you think will be helpful to you and start from there; you can even pick three or just one habit you would like to implement in your routine, just remember not to overdo it and burn yourself out. After this, start practicing consistency and once you feel comfortable, add more good habits into your daily life.

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