Everybody wants to live a healthy and happy life, but most of us don’t follow the important rules. From the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep, there are many areas where you can make changes and improve your health and life. I have included 10 of the simplest yet very important and useful daily routine tips in this article which, if performed daily, will keep you fit and healthy forever.
A healthy daily routine for the morning
Wake up early, at least at 6 AM
This time of the day has more fresh air and quiet environment which is beneficial for the health. Raising early will also give you more time to complete your tasks of the day and avoid stress resulting from being late and pending tasks.
Drink a glass of warm water
Do this as the first thing in the morning after cleaning your mouth. You can add half a lemon and one teaspoon of honey. It will make it a detoxifying mixture which will clean toxic elements from your body via sweat and urine. It will also trigger your digestive system and clean the track, giving you a fresh start of the day. Make it a daily routine.
Exercise for at least 15 mins
If you don't have time to do exercise daily for 45 mins or even 20 mins, you can do Surya Namaskara. Start with just 10, it will take only about 6 to 7 mins. You can gradually increase to 20 or 25, and it will hardly take about 15 mins. It covers almost all important body parts like chest, abs, back, biceps, triceps, and legs. It affects different muscles and joints of your body and makes them stronger.
Have a healthy and light breakfast
To start your day with full energy after the exercise, you should have a good breakfast. Consider some fruits and salad along with your regular breakfast. It will add beneficial elements to your dish and will save you from consuming heavy things. Heavy breakfast can make you sluggish while light and healthy breakfast will give you more energy to perform your tasks easily.
Things to be considered during the day
Have some exposure to the sunlight
Millions of people in the world are suffering from vitamin D deficiency. You can avoid this by spending some time under the sunlight as a daily routine. You can go out in the Sun in the morning or evening if you are not comfortable going out when the heat is at its peak during the noon.
Stand and walk whenever have a chance throughout the day
If your job requires you to sit for about 6 to 8 hours, you should consider making a setup in which you can stand and work. For example, make your desk high enough so that you have to stand to do your work. Also keep your work-related accessories and supplies a little away, so that you have to walk to get them whenever you need. This will help you avoid a lot of health issues like neck and back pain, obesity etc. This is a great health habit and should be applied to your daily routine to stay fit and healthy.
Eat healthy meals
Choose veggies, fruits, freshly cooked and less oily foods over meat and other non-vegetarian foods, and junk foods. It will save you from many life-threatening health problems like heart problems, cancer, liver problems etc. Some veggies are naturally detoxifying and are filled with a lot of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are good for the digestive tract. Some can be eaten raw which will not only help your digestive tract function but will make your teeth stronger and give your face muscles an exercise.
Rituals before going to bed
Have a warm bath
It will relax your body and mind and set you free from the mental stress and reduce muscle pain occurred due to the work during the day. It will also wash off the sweat and toxins gathered on your skin and remove the odor from your body.
Have a glass of warm milk with a pinch of turmeric added
This is considered as a golden milk and will work as a calming drink. This daily routine will not only give you a good and peaceful sleep but will keep many infections away. It will remove toxins from your blood and make your skin glowing.
Clean your mouth
Before you go to bed, make your teeth clean by brushing with a good toothpaste and flossing. Also, clean your mouth by gargling with warm water. Make it a habit as it will help you wake up with a clean mouth and will save you from the pain caused by dental problems.
I hope this article will bring some useful and beneficial changes in your daily routine and life. If so, please like it and share it with your friends and connections on social networks.
Stay healthy, stay fit, live happily!