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A Healthy Future Starts Today: 10 Healthy Daily Habits You Can Start Right Now

Trying to get healthy? Forget the diets. A healthy lifestyle does not mean long hours at the gym. Building a healthy lifestyle starts first thing every morning. Consistency is key. Simple changes to your daily routine will help you build a healthy lifestyle you have always wanted. These simple habits will get you into a healthy, consistent routine. Get into a great routine with these 10 healthy daily habits:

1. Drink a Gallon of Water

Be sure to stay hydrated! Hydrate your body with water before you drink anything else. Dehydration can often cause fatigue, headaches, and increased cravings.  Drinking enough water will keep you happy and healthy.

2. Stretch

You do not even have to get out of bed for this one. Stretch every morning! Stretch to increase flexibility, increase blood flow, and help you maintain focus throughout the day.

3. Spend Time Outdoors

Getting some fresh air and sunlight is one of the easiest ways to increase your overall health. So, get outside and catch some Vitamin D to prevent depression, bone pain, and depression.

4. Get Moving

Whether it\'s a workout or a short walk, movement is an important part of your daily routine. Regular movement can prevent heart disease, lower cholesterol, and lose body fat. A Harvard Study showed that walking just 20 minutes a day can lower your heart disease risk by 30 percent.

5. Eat Breakfast 

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Jumpstart your metabolism first thing in the morning. Start your day with something heart-healthy like oatmeal or eggs to reduce afternoon cravings.

6. Journal

Healthy routines also include good mental health! Journaling at the start, or end, of every day, will help you get your feelings or stresses out of your mind and allow you to focus on other things. 

7. Plan your Meals

Planning your meals each week is a great way to make sure you have healthy meals ready to go. Not only will this make your market trips shorter, but it also ensures that you have well-balanced plates at every meal. Each meal should include proteins, minerals, vitamins, and carbohydrates. 

8. Put your Phone Away

Make sure you do not have too much screen time before bed. Instead, pick up a book or journal. Too much blue light can affect healthy sleeping patterns. Make sure to mind your circadian rhythms intact and spend some time in the evenings away from the phone or TV.

9. Get a Bedtime Routine

Getting into a bedtime routine will help your body get ready for bed. Shower, read, journal, or listen to calming music. A great bedtime routine will help prepare you for a restful sleep!

10. Go to Bed Early

Make sure you are getting at least six to eight hours of sleep every night. Getting into bed early will ensure that you are getting enough rest. Avoid caffeine in the afternoons, and stop watching TV before bed.

Healthy Daily Habits Turn into Healthy Routines

  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle starts with getting into good daily habits! Healthy daily habits will take you one step closer to the healthy lifestyle you have been chasing.

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