5 good daily habits to help you face your challenges!
Introducing some good daily habits into our lives is a fundamental step to help us overcome the many challenges we women face every day, to face them with more determination and energy, to the fullest of our potential.
A research conducted by DOXA for Special K® on a sample of over a thousand Italian women underlined the importance of being able to carve out some time for themselves: as many as 63% of women said they feel more energetic when they finally manage to to do it. At 50%, however, it is necessary to spend more time with those who love and make them feel good to recharge.
The challenges that we face every day are innumerable: for 63% of women with children the biggest challenge is to be able to reconcile work and family, for 54% to find time for themselves, while for 42% is withstanding stress.
Let's find out together what are the 5 good daily habits that can help us to better face the many challenges of every day:
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1. Good eating habits to help you face your challenges every day!
The challenges we face every day are many: our body is constantly in motion, we run from one side to the other to try to do as much as possible, reconciling work and family duties with our passions. To give our best. in every activity, it will be essential to nourish our body to provide it with all the energy it needs.Good daily eating habits help to support not only the body, but also the mind.
Always remember to have 5 meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner are essential, but to be able to better face an eventful and challenging life, you also need to indulge in a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack. The cereal-based bars of the Special K ® line represent one of the ideal snacks: in addition to being delicious (you can choose between those with dark chocolate, milk chocolate, red fruits) they contain the essential nutrients to be able to recharge you.
Special K snacks provide essential vitamins and minerals for your daily well-being: niacin (vitamin B3) contributes to energy, vitamin B6 to vitality, while folic acid helps physical endurance *.
The new Special K Protein bars are instead a source of proteins that contribute to the maintenance of muscle mass (in the variants coconut and cocoa or black currant and pumpkin seeds). **
Allowing yourself a small break to enjoy a Special K snack means first of all giving yourself a space all to yourself, in which to nourish your body and help you regain energy to facilitate the resumption of your daily commitments, helping you to be the best version of yourself.
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2. To help you face the daily challenges, set your goals for the day!
Trying to reconcile all the commitments of the day, from family to work, is a real challenge that every woman knows well. To be able to face it in the best possible way without wasting one's energies, it is essential to organize yourself as much as possible and set specific goals: in this way you will also be able to gain some time for yourself and for those you love.
How can you plan your day in the best possible way? First of all, get a diary, paper or virtual, and start marking the most important goals you want to achieve. To help you, try to use different colors for each area of activity (work matters, housework, family, social appointments , sportsmen ...): it will be easier to give the right priorities, understand what the top goals are and try to find a balance.
Equally important is to estimate how long it will take you to reach each goal and to note if there are any deadlines or urgencies. Setting a time frame for each activity is essential to be able to organize the day as a whole: try, however, to be realistic and always take into account dead and unforeseen times, without getting too busy with things to do ... it would only create you an extra stress! Between one activity and another, it is right to plan a little break and a little rest to recharge your batteries.
Remember that flexibility is also important: try to respect the priorities you have set yourself, but also be ready to change them according to the needs that arise in the moment without panicking. Finally, never forget to reward yourself: if you have been loyal in carrying out all the tasks of the day, give yourself a nice reward, anything that can make you feel satisfied.
3. Good daily habits: dedicate time to your passion!
Dedicating time to what you love most is very important to give you energy and help you, then, to face the daily challenges with a smile. Of course, it is not easy to manage to carve out the necessary time in the frenzy of every day, but with a little organization you will find a way to give yourself even a few minutes of quiet to devote entirely to yourself and your passion.
Whether it's reading, listening to music, writing, painting or even just being with a friend or your family, never neglect your passion and feed it every day as much as possible: you will remove stress and tension. wake up half an hour earlier than usual, or take advantage of breaks at work. Often we do not realize it, but we end up wasting the little time we have left between one engagement and the other attached to the smartphone or turning on the PC. Be aware of those moments and exploit them in a constructive way.
During your lunch break, for example, do not stay glued to your desk and completely take your head off from work chores: go out and have something outdoors, perhaps in a park, or go to your favorite coffee shop and read a few pages of a novel.
Make real appointments with yourself, fixing moments in the day that you cannot give up: that TV program you like so much, the phone call to a "friend," gym time ... in this way, if you treat them as real business appointments, you will be less likely to neglect them.
4. Get used to cultivating positive thoughts every day!
Cultivating positive thoughts should become a daily habit to be able to face everyday challenges with the right attitude. Let's not trivialize: thinking positively does not mean ignoring sadness, tensions and moments of difficulty, but simply approaching them in the most correct and constructive way to make us even stronger!
So start with yourself: love yourself for who you are, do not judge yourself and also welcome negative thoughts and what appears to you as a limit. It's the first step to overcoming them and becoming the best version of you! Formulate positive goals by focusing only on what you can control: not everything is up to you.
Feel grateful for what you have, for your own life, and demonstrate this gratitude with a positive attitude towards others, acting without desiring something in return, but for the pleasure of sharing your gratitude with the world. You will see how your own relationship with those around you will benefit!
Learn to consider negative experiences as a lesson: don't repress the pain, but embrace it and interpret it. You will come out stronger than before and more confident. Always surround yourself with positive influences and push away negative people who would end up sucking up your energy. In these cases the law of attraction works: if you try to think positively, only positive things will come to you.
Write down some positive phrases like these that we suggest and take them with you throughout the day: they will serve to give you energy and motivation when you need it most.
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5. Try to walk half an hour every day!
Among the good daily habits that can help your body and mind to better face your challenges is taking a good half hour walk every day. This practice can give you many benefits, both physical and mental.
Walking doesn't require as much physical exertion as a "strenuous" sporting activity, but it is just as good for circulation, helping to eliminate bad cholesterol that tends to accumulate in the walls of blood vessels, and you can do it anywhere! A good walk increases your energy. makes your heart and lungs work better and also helps you keep your weight under control, preventing obesity problems.
But the benefits of walking every day are not only for the body, but also for the psyche! Walking will help make you feel more relaxed. If you decide to do it in the morning as soon as you wake up, it will be a great exercise in concentration, it will allow you to visualize the goals of your day and you will feel more focused throughout the day. However, if you do it in the evening, it can help you release the nervousness and tensions of the day. Furthermore, walking will improve your sleep quality, reducing problems related to anxiety, depression and stress.
* Special K bars (in the three variants: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, red fruits) contain> 15% of the Nutrient Reference Values of niacin (B3) and vitamin B6 which contribute to normal energy metabolism and folic acid which contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Enjoy it as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
** Special K Protein bars are without added vitamins and minerals.
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