As moms, it’s our job to take care of the little people that have been entrusted to us. So often we set our own needs aside in the process. But if we don’t care for ourselves, we won’t be equipped or fuelled to care for anyone else. Our health is the most important thing we have. Nutrition, fitness, stress management, and self-care are all components of ensuring we are operating at our best in all areas of our lives.
It can seem overwhelming to think about making massive changes in all areas, especially when your time is limited by work, kid activities, and home management. It doesn’t have to be a big deal. And the important thing is to keep in mind WHY these changes are important. Imagine jumping out of bed in the morning with tons of energy, ready to have an awesome day? Having the physical and mental energy to accomplish all you need to in your day, AND all that you want to as well?
So let’s break it down. Can you set a goal to make your nutrition 10% better this week than it was last week? Or get 30 minutes of exercise three days this week? Making small changes a little at a time can lead to big changes over the long term.
We were designed to walk for miles and miles to hunt and gather our food. Yet, in modern society, we spend most of our time sitting down. That is not good for our bodies leading to a host of health problems. This is probably one of the most important reasons to make an effort to move around and go for a walk each day.
At home workouts are an awesome way to establish a workout routine and eliminate your excuses. There are a ton of reasons why this will change your life, but here are nine that top the list:
Our smartphones are both a blessing and a curse. They provide us with constant connection to people across the globe and access to important information, all at the tips of our fingers. They’ve changed the world when it comes to efficiency and ease of access to data, giving more people more information than ever before.