99 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health

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Hey pretty! Now that the holidays are over, have you thought about your goals and resolutions yet? I sure did! Since the last year was pretty rough to me health-wise, I decided to make my health a priority.

And who doesn’t want to be healthy right?

I know many of you are struggling with health issues too so I combined this list of things you can do to greatly improve your overall health.

Most of them are not only easy but you can also do them without spending a lot of time or money.

It’s all about choices and a little effort, combined with a strong decision to take better care of yourself. And if you haven’t noticed yet, you’ll need to make that decision sooner or later.

Our bodies need love and care and we’re the only ones to give that to ourselves.

No one else is going to keep us healthy (unless you are still living with your loving momma who cooks those extremely healthy, home-cooked, love-filled meals and in that case – girl, I envy you with all my heart).

Plus, what’s a better time to start living healthier than the beginning of the year?? 🙌 So, let’s make this year a healthy one!

 

99 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health

 

1. Choose healthy eating.

2. Use essential oils that boost your wellness.

3. Try dry brushing to boost circulation.

4. Have occasional treats.

5. Do cardio exercises every day.

6. Implement some strength training weekly.

7. Become more active overall.

8. Use a food diary to track your nutrition.

9. Take multi-vitamins.

10. Eat more fish or take fish oil supplement (you can substitute it with plant oils if you’re vegetarian).

11. Take a probiotic course.

12. Drink enough water (but don’t go to the extremes either!)

13. Keep your home dust free.

14. Let in some fresh air every morning and evening.

15. Go outside every day.

16. Journal to improve your mental health:

17. Meditate to relieve life stresses.

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18. Do some stretching every morning.

19. Swap white salt and sugar to Himalayan salt and natural cane sugar.

20. Get a Himalayan salt lamp.

21. Get a humidifier.


22. Get enough sunshine to boost your Vitamin D reserves.

23. Call or chat with a loved one regularly.

24. Give hugs.

25. Nourish your body with healthy fats.

26. Get serious about your sleep hygiene.

27. Set yourself a sleep regime and sleep hours.

28. Grow air cleaning plants at your home.

29. Carry and use hand sanitizer when not at home.

30. Get a deep-tissue body massage.

31. Nourish your skin with natural oils.


32. Heal and protect your hair with oil masks.

33. Add spices to your food for extra health benefits.

34. Drink herbal teas.

35. Black coffee (in moderation) is ok too!

36. Slow down before eating.

37. Go swimming to revive your whole body.

38. Keep your refrigerator clean to avoid unhealthy bacteria.

39. Deep clean your home once a week.

40. Declutter your life to minimize stress.

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41. Enjoy the benefits of deep breathing.

42. Use natural cleaners instead of chemical ones.

43. Walk instead of driving.

44. Visit a sauna to detox your body and improve circulation.

45. Track how you feel after foods to understand your food sensitivities.

46. Get regular medical checkups (+ try at home health testing kits in between your visits).

47. Sit straight to protect your spine.

48. Do stretching breaks while working on your desk.

49. Indulge in dark chocolate to boost your mood.

50. Minimize alcohol consumption.

51. Lose weight slowly and for your health, not your looks.

52. Get those 10k steps daily.

53. Learn to think positive all the time.

54. Cut out soda and juices.

55. Keep a workout log to see your progress.

56. Set your health goals:

57. Quit smoking if you do.

58. Choose organic food when possible.

59. Eat as clean as possible and say NO to food additives (learn everything about healthy nutrition here).

60. Listen to music you like.

61. Drink fruit infused water.

62. Eat and use honey to boost your immune system.

63. Cook food at home whenever possible.

64. Slowly get yourself accustomed to contrast showers.

65. Eat more fermented foods for vitamins and probiotic boost.

66. Eat seasonal fruits and vegetables.

67. Explore superfoods like quinoa, chia seeds, goji berry, spirulina, flax seeds etc.


68. Use a gratitude journal to stay in a good mood.

69. Be creative and playful.

70. Laugh more!

71. Discover or deepen your relationship with yoga or tai chi.

72. Do bed exercises if you need to take it slower.

73. Do a mindful body scan to relax before sleep.

74. Add herbs and relaxing or invigorating essential oils to your bath and shower.

75. Keep a healthy work and rest regime.

76. Declutter your mind regularly.

77. Eat until you are 80% full.

78. Brush and floss every day without excuses.

79. Plan your meals.

Read more: Free weekly meal planner printable

80. Always listen to your body.

81. Try alternative pain relievers (heat, cold and yoga poses).

82. Reduce morning stress with a morning routine.

Read more: How to start your day in a gentle and soothing way

83. Go to the beach, visit the sea or ocean.

84. Immerse in refreshing forest walks.

85. Forgive and let go of anger.

86. Pump up your lymphatic system with a quick HIIT workout.

87. Walk barefoot in nature.

88. Have or give yourself feet or head massage.

89. Eat at least one fruit or berry handful a day.

90. Replace refined grains with whole grains.

91. Wash or soak your fruits and veggies well.

92. Do a short workout when watching Netflix.

93. Come up with a health or fitness challenge.

94. Develop healthy habits.

Read more: 99 habits for a better life

95. Go to sleep before midnight.

96. Wash your hands regularly.

97. Use SPF sunscreen (and not only on summer!)


98. Create your wellness & self care plans.

Read more: 50 easy self care ideas to boost your overall wellbeing

99. Make healthy living a lifestyle.

Are you ready and determined to improve your health? Take a few tips from this lists and make them a habit!

Scroll down for more tips & discussion!

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7 replies on “99 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health

  • Shaji

    Hello it’s very hard to find these valuable tips much appreciated providing us people should follow these valuable tips and stay healthy
    Much appreciated all your help
    Thank you very much 😊
    Shaji

  • Faiza

    What beautiful advice! U must have a beautiful mind to think of such lovely stuff! Now, i m going to give u the ultimate compliment..something i have never said to anyone before..Your tips make me want to live!!

    • mm

      Amber @ ShineSheets

      Dear Faiza,

      Wow… Your comment made me cry… I can’t express how happy I am knowing that I have sparked this in your heart. This is the most important feedback I’ve ever received.

      You see, this is what I’m trying to do here. This blog is not for me, it’s for you. It’s not about me, it’s about you. I want this blog to be a source of sunshine on your dark days. I will do everything I can to help you all push through your problems and succeed in your life. Because IT IS POSSIBLE.

      I know this, because I’ve been there… Many many times. I’m not ready to talk about my depression in a blog post yet, but I will share it one day.

      What I want to tell to all of you now is… Don’t ever, ever, EVER give up. Even if it seems like it will never change… IT’S NOT TRUE. Things will get better. It might take some time (I had 5 years of serious, never ending problems), but you CAN push through. Or, if you feel tired fighting, just make a deal with yourself to simply WAIT IT OUT.

      Meanwhile, do come back to this blog whenever you need motivation. Try out the tools, read the posts, even multiple times if needed. Make tiny changes in your life and help yourself come closer to a better life.

      I’m with you.

      Amber

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