6 Simple Tips To Improve Your Lifestyle.

by Sofía Estrella — Storyteller Waku

4 min readMar 31, 2017

Your alarm is programed for 6 in the morning, but you just turn it off because you feel exhausted and you say to yourself tomorrow I am going to exercise, I need more time to sleep.

After waking up at 7:30, you start your daily routine. You drink a cup of coffee and go to work or college, but you forget your wallet so you have to go back.

It is 2:00 PM, you are working at your computer, your eyes start closing so you have to go and grab another cup of coffee.

You are now going home and you are starving but you are too tired to cook. Also you are a little cranky because you left work kind of late, so you have to go to the drive-thru and grab some fast food.

Finally, you start watching the news and fall asleep during the weather information.

Sounds familiar? I know, you have been in some of these situations, or maybe all of them. Me too! I have been there and done that as well.

But let me tell you a little something — I am 21 years old; young right? However there was a period of time in my life when I felt like this every single day, but I decided that this had to change, so I started to research how to have more energy and be healthier in my daily life.

When I started to have a healthier lifestyle — exercising more, eating healthier food, drinking herb infusions, and having more hours of sleep — my energy and my mood improved remarkably.

I want to share with all of you 6 easy tips that helped me to improve my lifestyle; I am sure they will help you too!

Believe it or not, it was herbal remedies that changed my lifestyle completely.

1. Change your mindset

If you want to change the way you live, first you must change your mindset and recognize that there is a healthier way to live that will make your daily life better. Nothing is going to change if you don’t decide that you want to improve your routine.

2. Change eating habits

Everything comes with a sacrifice. I know that changing the way we eat is very hard — it was a huge challenge for me. Who doesn’t like to eat a pizza once in a while? Change is not easy, so you have to remain strong and consistent at all times.

3. Look for healthier choices

You need to adopt a healthy diet if you are to improve your lifestyle; this means less junk food and more natural, organic food! When we change our eating habits everything in our body changes; we have more energy during the day, our brains retain more information and you will have a better mood all day!

4. Drink natural beverages

I consider the best natural beverages to be herbal infusions.

Some herbs are amazing for the digestive system, good for the heart, and improve the appearance of the skin. They can also stimulate our senses, improving memory and increasing focus.

There is a wide variety of herbs that can help our bodies in many miraculous ways.

Herbs enable our bodies to release stress and help us to relax and function at our best!

However herbal remedies are currently somewhat unknown, and many people are unaware of the incredible benefits that herbs provide to the body.

If you want to know a more about the properties of my favorite herbs, you can check my article: 7 plants with medicinal properties that you need to know!

5. Exercise more

Doing at least 45 minutes of physical activity every day is very important. However, if you cannot exercise every day, it is recommended to work up a sweat at least 3 times per week.

Exercising is beneficial for our body because it helps to release stress and anxiety, it also increases self-esteem. Additional it will speeds up your metabolism, give you a better mood, and, best of all, help you to sleep better!

6. More hours of sleep

Having good sleeping hours is essential for lifestyle improvement. Many people think that sleeping only 4 hours a night is enough for our bodies, but we actually need at least 7 hours of sleep to be at our healthiest.

Having enough sleeping time helps our bodies to lose weight, improves our memory, increases our creativity, reduces depression, and also grants us a better mood.

These 6 tips helped me a lot when I decided to have a healthier lifestyle. I hope you can incorporate all these habits into your daily routine; I believe they will help you to improve your lifestyle as much as they helped me.

I would love to know about you! Have you incorporated any of these tips into your own lifestyle?

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Waku Editor. Waku is an Andean Herbal Infusion made with more than 20 herbs and flowers from the Andes.