Written by Portland Clinic of Natural Health on February 28, 2023
It's never too late to make positive changes in your life, especially when it comes to your health. Living a healthier life can lead to numerous benefits: more energy, better mental health, and a longer lifespan.
In this week's newsletter, we want to motivate you to take the necessary steps towards living a healthier life ::
Set Clear Goals: Setting clear & achievable goals can help motivate you to make positive changes in your life. Make sure that your goals are specific, measurable, and realistic. Example: instead of saying "I want to lose weight," set a goal of losing a certain amount of weight by a specific date. This will help you track your progress and stay motivated!
Start Small: Making drastic changes to your lifestyle can be overwhelming and difficult to sustain. Instead, start by making small changes to your daily routine. Example: You could start by going on a daily 10min walk, drinking more water & meditating for at least 10mins everyday. Small changes like these can add up over time and lead to significant improvements to your health.
Get Support: Having a support system can make a huge difference in achieving your health goals. Consider working with one our our Naturopathic Doctors to support you with your specific health goal(s). Other Ideas: join a support group, work with a personal trainer, or find an accountability partner. All of these action steps can help keep you both accountable & motivated to stick to your goals.
Focus on the Benefits: When you're feeling unmotivated, remind yourself of the benefits of living a healthier life. Improved physical health, mental clarity, and increased energy are just a few of the benefits you can expect from making positive changes to your lifestyle.
Celebrate Your Successes: Finally, don't forget to celebrate your successes along the way. Whether it's losing weight, completing a challenging workout, &/or sticking to a healthier diet, take the time to acknowledge your achievements and give yourself a pat on the back.
Living a healthier life is a journey, not a destination.
Remember to take it one step at a time, stay motivated, and celebrate your successes along the way.
We hope these tips have inspired you to take the necessary steps towards
a healthier life!