Here’s the truth: impactful change always starts with a simple action.
Baby steps always seem totally insignificant in the grand scheme of things. However, these small, positive actions are what develop into lasting, powerful habits.
So today I’d like to share some I’ve recently adopted that have made a world of difference in my life.
Try some of these and keep building on them. Each day you’ll be one step closer to a completely fulfilling life that you deserve.
You’ll probably find most of these can be picked up straight away.
Best of all? They don’t take long to stick!
I notice I’m always more productive when I wake up before 8 am and have a solid morning routine in place.
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Unlearn any negative limiting beliefs you might have. Learn tips from successful people who have achieved your goals and remind yourself you’re worthy of the same success.
Learn new skills and invest in your physical health and wellbeing.
Constantly try new things and push yourself out of your comfort zone if it’s in pursuit of your goals.
Travel more, even if it’s by yourself. Try new things that will enrich your life and the lives of others.
Spend more quality time with your loved ones. Also, learn more about them on a deeper level.
Don’t wear yourself thin and don’t feel pressured into things that make you unhealthy or unhappy.
Practice introspection and develop a deeper relationship with your values.
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Start a side hustle (or more!). Don’t have all your eggs in one basket.
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Start fun projects that are meaningful to you. Write, create music and art.
Sometimes the simplest moments in life are the most wholesome and fulfilling. Fill your life with more simple things that bring you joy.
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Learn about adopting more sustainable habits around food, fashion, and lifestyle.
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Have an open mind to different perspectives, immerse yourself in new cultures, and never stop learning.
Go out on hikes, explore local spots, or simply spend time in your local park. Nature makes me feel most alive and keeps me grounded in the present.
Spend less and be more intentional with your purchases.
Only surround yourself with people who are supportive, loving and who have aspirations in life.
Wear sunscreen every day and opt for natural beauty products without harmful chemicals.
Check out Headspace for a great introduction to it. It can be as easy as 10 minutes every day – or even less.
Fully enjoy your meal rather than checking your phone or being in front of the tv.
Even a 10 minute walk every day makes a big difference.
Your gut is virtually your second brain and its state determines so much of your health. Aim to eat whole, nourishing foods.
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It’s so satisfying, saves money, and is way healthier than relying on ready-made meals.
Cut back on highly caffeinated and sugar-packed alternatives.
Appreciate the people in your life by telling them and spending quality time with them. Write a gratitude list and add to it every day.
You’re more likely to achieve your goals if they’re written down and constantly reviewed.
Knocking out the most difficult items makes the others so much easier in comparison. Not only that, but you’ll be more motivated than ever to crush your goals!
Feel empowered knowing you’re the only one in charge of your life. Create reasons for doing things, rather than excuses against them.
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Practice self-care and have a day each week dedicated to your wellbeing.
Fill your room with a vision board and motivational images. Listen to podcasts and TED talks. Have a inspirational quote as your phone wallpaper.
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Don’t wait for others or what you think is the perfect time. Do something every day that leads you towards your dreams.
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