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13 Ways to Fit Healthy Habits Into Your Hectic Life
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When I am making dinner I often make my breakfast, lunch and snacks for the next day if I am working. I like to stay in bed as long as I can in the mornings.
We buy fresh vegetables weekly but keep lots of frozen fruits available mostly Our green drinks and smoothies.
I Love the idea but it is sooooo hard to do.
Thank you for the suggestions.
keep frozen veggies on hand always
Keeping frozen vegetables on hand is a good practice to keep.
If I didn't pack my lunch the night before it would be take out every day.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal,
and not in reaching it.
- Mohandas Gandhi
I need to remember to take the time to plan healthy meals.
Being retired helps in doing a lot of the healthy steps. I couldn't have done it when working and raising a daughter.
That picture they use here cracked us ALL up, thanks for the laugh!!
Of all of these 13 tips, two don't apply to me. I'm already doing the others to some degree, some more than others. The habits already established are: I sleep at least 7 hours a night. I menu plan every week if not weeks in advance. I prepare my grocery list based on my menu plan for the week. I always cook in batches and portion my meals and snacks. I buy frozen vegetables and fresh fruit.
I know the winter time is the hardest time of year for me to get everything done. During the spring/summer and early fall, I do a great job of exercising at the gym three days a week. My energy level and desire to exercise drops off to nothing during the late fall and winter. So, over the next month, I will work on developing the following habits:
Drinking more water.
Since the roads make it hard to get to the gym, I will make time to exercise at least 10 minutes a day at home
Take a 10-20 walk outside every day.
If I find myself sitting a lot, set a timer to get myself up to take walk breaks throughout the day.
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