One of the main concerns of today’s general public is to remain healthy—mind, body, and soul. If you look into online surveys or just simply scroll through your social media feeds, you will see people posting about health goals almost every day. Becoming frail and sickly isn’t solely the result of being routinely exposed to pollution and germs from the hotbed of infection that is public transport. We also naively contribute to it by practicing unhealthy work and study habits that affects us more than we think they do.
Nevertheless, if the will in you to be hale and hearty is strong, every day is a chance to go out of your comfort zone, be active, and do something fulfilling. Step up your game and follow these tips for a Cool and Clean lifestyle.
Keep an open mind and set goals
Being in your comfort zone certainly is reassuring. Sure, you will feel a sense of security from doing what you’re used to or staying within the realm of unchanging activities, but this same, safe routine is also what keeps you from seeing the bigger picture.
Opportunities only run out when you limit what you think you can accomplish. Having an open mind allows you to explore and embrace new ways of thinking and subsequently, living. Thus, bringing about new experiences and memories worth remembering.
Now that you have the right mindset, you can start achieving goals by looking ahead. The key is to create a clear picture of what you want to accomplish—both long-term and short-term. This should serve as your roadmap so you wouldn’t drift from where you are headed. Also, remember to stick to only one goal at a time as to keep your motivation intact.
Invest and make time for your passion
It’s true that when you follow your passion, you’ll never work a day in your life. Pursuing something close to your heart brings you happiness and peace. So whatever it is you are into, make time to nurture and better it. It can also be an opportunity waiting to be opened. You might even start making profit out of your passion eventually.
Maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
Having a positive outlook in life paired with healthy eating habits and exercise is a fool proof combination to a sound mind and a body free from infirmities. Always keep in mind to be the best version of yourself every day. Challenge your physical limitations and participate in activities that contribute to the advancement of the community as a way of looking after your and the next generation’s future.
Stack on knowledge
Never stop learning. Education doesn’t stop when school does. It is a continuous process; it only ends when your brain stops functioning. Learn skills to equip yourself for whatever the future is bound to throw your way. Broaden your knowledge by reading and keeping up-to-date on current events and news. Also, look for ways to challenge your mind as to keep it sharp and functioning. This way, what you learned so far will never go stale and it’ll be easy for you to cook up new ideas.
Travel and meet new people
If there’s something blogs have reiterated time and again, it is to travel. By going places you get to expand your social circle as you meet new people along the way. Meeting people allows you to pick up fresh learnings, gain experiences, and also find inspiration. In every journey, there are nuggets of wisdom that are better takeaways than any item you can ever find in the mall.
Stay calm and take a breather
When the going gets tough, don’t hesitate to take a break. Now this doesn’t mean you’ll break away and abandon your current progresses. Engage in activities that help relieve stress and pressure but at the same time still keep you productive.
Sit down, drink a cup of tea, and appreciate the world around you. Having a clear and calm mind will make it easier to find solutions to challenges and overcome life hurdles.
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Also published in GADGETS MAGAZINE May 2016 Issue
Words by Mia Carisse Barrientos