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Spring is the perfect time to start a few new healthy habits. With the weather starting to get a little warmer, you’re more likely to get out, exercise and stick to a fitness routine.
From eating healthy foods to getting enough exercise, there are a lot of ways to invest in your mental and physical health this season.
In this blog post, I’ve put together 5 simple tips to invest in your health this Spring. I’ve included plenty of suggestions for anyone and everyone to try out.
1. Join a gym
I joined a gym a while ago to get fit- and I love it! It’s a great place to de-stress and get active, and I often go with friends and family to make it social too.
Joining an affordable gym is a great idea if you want to invest in your health and fitness this Spring. It allows you to improve your physical health with free weights, machines, exercise bikes, treadmills and more.
You can also invest a bit of time in your mental health, too. The gym gives you chance to take a break from work and release some great endorphins.
2. Get a good night’s sleep
I’ve said this a lot in previous posts, but getting a good night’s sleep is central to a lot of other issues. It can dictate your mood, mental health, decision-making skills and even your eating habits.
If you get a night of great sleep, you’re more likely to make good choices when it comes to your food and exercise the next day. Prioritise your sleep as much as possible. This involves sticking to a healthy evening routine and going to bed at a reasonable time.
3. Make simple swaps
If you want to invest in your health this Spring, you could make a few simple swaps for your health and fitness. This might mean swapping fruit for chocolate or swapping takeaways for home-cooked meals whenever you can.
You could even swap driving to work for a walk, or you could head to the park instead of going to the cinema for the afternoon.
By keeping it simple, you’re more likely to stick to your new habits and implement a healthy routine this Spring.
4. Prioritise your self-care
I spoke about prioritising your self-care in a recent blog post. It is so important to look after your mental and physical health using self-care, helping you understand how to boost your mood and feel good on a regular basis.
Self-care might mean taking a minute to yourself every evening or reading a good book whenever you can.
Take breaks, exercise and prioritise your self-care this Spring to invest in your health.
5. Think about the little things
All those little things that you do every day add up! So instead of setting yourself huge fitness or mental health goals, try thinking about the small things.
For example, you could:
- Add a few plants to your living space
- Spend more time with your family
- Eat a piece of fruit every day
- Go for a walk on your lunch break
- Drink water instead of fizzy drinks
Small wins add up, and it’s important to invest your time in the things that make you feel good this Spring.
How are you investing in your health this Spring? Let me know in the comments!
Take care everyone x