The past few months I have been doing my best to transition into a more plant-based diet. It’s been easier on my stomach, plus it’s more nutritious and healthier for my overall well-being. At first, I thought it would be hard to make the transition but it’s surprisingly been so easy to do since there are so many non-dairy and non-meat alternatives.
It can be all too easy to always strive to be number one at all times. And when we fall short of our grand expectations that we place on ourselves, we feel let down. Like we failed. I’ve found that the harder I was on myself in any given situation, I suffered lower self-esteem and self-confidence. I began to speak to myself negatively like I wasn’t good enough and it’s just so easy to spiral downward from there.
However, the next time you try to find yourself in this downward path, here are some actionable tips you can implement into your life to stop being …
I’m a huge podcast listener. Anyone else? With a lot of time in my car (thank you LA traffic), I like to maximize that time by investing in myself. Depending on my mood for that day, my tastes range from “Go get the day!” to “Slow down, look inward and connect with yourself” to all the vibes in between. Some of these podcasts are motivating and inspiring for me in personal development but I also included my favorite podcasts related to business and entrepreneur life.
My list is always evolving and growing so I’ll be keeping this updated but for now, this is what I’m …
I know that nutrition can be a struggle for many people and it has been for me, as well, to be totally honest. However, I now look at food not in the lens of what’s “good” or “bad” but I pay attention to how food makes me feel. If I eat a particular meal and notice my body or mood are not quite as great as I’d like, I look back to see what food I ate that maybe might have contributed to it. What we eat has a direct correlation to how our bodies feel!
Building a mindful morning doesn’t have to be difficult. It’s the littlest of steps that can make a big difference in your day. For me, I feel like I absolutely start the day off on the wrong foot if I am rushing out the door. I actually wake up much earlier than I actually officially “start” my day, so I wanted to share some tips with you that can help you create a mindful morning. I know it’s helped me a ton!