A new year means the chance for new beginnings. It’s the perfect time to get rid of those bad habits and establish better ones. Panoramic Properties wants to help you start the new year off right, with 5 habits for a healthy New Year.
Drink Lemon Water
Start your day off with a warm glass of lemon water every day. It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways to restore and regenerate your system. It’s a delicious way to kickstart your metabolism, improve digestion by flushing out toxins, improve your skin’s appearance and strengthen the immune system.
Instead of losing hours every day to slaving over a hot stove, pick one or two days of the week to prep all your meals. Preparation is key when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. If you are organized and prepared, you won’t be tempted to make unhealthy food choices. Try using meal prep containers for portion control and to create a complete meal.
Move More Naturally
Get up and walk as much as you can throughout the day. Bike to work, walk to the grocery store, take the stairs, or go for a stroll on your lunch break. Adding natural movement is essential for a longer and healthier life. Try the fitbit or pedometer apps to track your steps.
Daily meditation practice
This may seem a little intimidating at first, but it doesn’t have to be. You can start your meditation practice with just 5 minutes every day, at whatever time of the day works best for you. Having a daily meditation practice improves productivity, sleep quality, and reduces stress. If you need some guidance, try using Headspace, a popular meditation app. If you’re not sure you’re doing it right, try Muse, a meditation tool and app that reads your brainwaves while guiding you through your meditation. It gives you feedback on your meditation so you can improve your practice over time.
Eat More Greens
Increasing your intake of green vegetables –such as spinach, kale and broccoli– is an effective way to improve your health. Eating greens regularly has many benefits including reduced inflammation, improved gut health, lower blood pressure, stronger bones and weight loss. Start by having a one salad every day, or a green smoothie, or a veggie omelette. If you don’t want to chew your greens, you can even try using a Greens Powder which you can pick up nearby at Paris Natural Foods.