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3 Unique Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind and Body

Rather you’re young or old, man or woman, rich or poor, one thing is certain: maintaining a high-quality lifestyle is important and paramount to lifelong happiness and bliss. Many of us living within Western civilization get caught up in the throes of our daily routine and fail to maintain a proper work-life balance or engage in the activities that allow us to grow — spiritually and mentally. If you’re tired of stagnating, or you simply want to see what life has in store, try incorporating these fundamentals in the upcoming weeks and months.

Develop a Productivity Routine

Rather we want to admit it or not, humans are creatures of habit and routine. When you wake up each morning, if you’re anything like us, you reach for the alarm clock, head to the bathroom, stick a toothbrush in your mouth and begin your morning ritual. Although you don’t have to give a second thought to these actions, you’ve been performing them habitually for years. Rather you know it or not, these morning rituals can be molded and shaped into a process that causes spiritual and physical growth.

Highly successful entrepreneurs, billionaires, tech giants and business owners agree that their day begins before they step foot into the office. Mark Zuckerberg — CEO and founder of Facebook — exclaims that his day begins by engaging with his emails followed by a morning run. “I try to go for a run or workout, that’s a good way to start the day.” Moreover, Richard Branson — founder of Virgin — dedicates his early morning hours to controlling the flow of his day and proactively engaging with his businesses.

Eat More Vegetables

Now that you’re waking up earlier and dedicating your early hours to a productive routine, let’s throw foods into our diet that will fuel our ambition. Located below is a brief list of vegetables that can assist you with your workflow while also acting as natural ways to lower blood pressure.

  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Cucumber
  • Collard Greens

But let’s be honest: Most individuals don’t consume these foods on a regular basis because they’re, to put it bluntly, bland and stale. Instead of taking a bite of a huge head of lettuce like a crazy person, learn to season and spruce up your veggies into a tasty salad dish.

Read More

That last tool in your arsenal for creating a new you is by making a productive habit of reading on a daily basis. Although many people favor Netflix specials and YouTube Videos — and let’s not lie to each other, tv shows can be addicting — to crave their entertainment needs, books are just as good. Reading has been shown to improve mental strength by increasing gray matter and providing a stress-free action that can still the mind. The next time you’re alone and bored, reach for those Lord of the Rings books you’ve been neglecting!