Enrich Your Body and Mind by Making Lifestyle Changes
Even if you are in great shape now, and even if you score highly on an
intelligence test you can always be better. You can always learn more,
and be in better shape than you are now. Then remember the better shape
your body and mind are in the more opportunities will come your way.
An important component to having a healthy mind and body is to get
enough sleep through out the night. Some people these days are only
sleeping a few hours a night. On average adults only get 6 hours of
Which is better than a few hours but not by much. Any less than 7 hours
has been proven to result in memory problems, and also a slow reaction
time. This isn’t all. Lack of sleep can also affect you physically as
well. It can result in dark circles under your eyes and even eye bags.
Exercise is another frequently recommended method of improving yourself
physically, mentally or even psychologically, but it is not usually
among people’s lists of most important things to do.
Most individuals do understand and appreciate the benefits of exercise,
but do to a whole array of reasons, they still don’t get enough
exercise in their lives. This is a rather unfortunate situation because
exercise actually doesn’t only improve the body but it enables you to
feel much better about yourself as well.
Making these major lifestyle changes can definitely be tough,
especially if you try to do it all in one go. There might be a few
exceptional people who can make these changes without the need for an
adjustment period or additional motivation. But for the rest of us, we
can make the transition much easier by making use of positive
statements or affirmations.
These short inspirational sayings are very effective in helping you
relocate your emotional center and giving you a much-needed boost of
motivation. Although the statements may not reflect the truth in the
beginning, you will soon be able to program your mind into believing
all the positive things that you are saying.
Affirmations are supposed to be short so that you can memorize them
with no problems at all. This will also make it easy for you to recall
these statements and recite them to yourself during particularly trying
The moment you are able to master these techniques and incorporate them
into your daily life, you will be several steps closer to living the
best life that you can possibly lead.