How to Simplify Your Life & Improve Your Health

Do you want to have a healthier life? Make these 12 easy changes to improve your overall health.

12 Ways to Simplify and Improve Your Life

  • Encourage more

    Encourage more

    Complaining less and encouraging others more improves your attitude and satisfaction.
  • Smile often

    Smile often

    Smiling has been proven to reduce pain and improve mood and thinking skills.
  • Snack on fruits and vegetables

    Snack on fruits and vegetables

    Replacing junk food snacks with fruits and vegetables improves energy and nutrition.
  • Reduce sodium

    Reduce sodium

    Seasoning food with garlic, herbs and other spices enhances flavors without sodium.
  • Move often

    Move often

    Walking just 20 minutes a day improves heart health, reduces stress and increases energy.
  • Go smoke-free

    Go smoke-free

    Kicking nicotine addiction is one of the most important ways to improve your health.
  • Be mindful

    Be mindful

    Practicing deep breathing, mediation or yoga will help decrease stress and sadness, and increase focus and happiness.
  • Replace sugar

    Replace sugar

    Substituting cinnamon, honey and other natural sweeteners for added sugars is a healthier option.
  • Drink water

    Drink water

    Drinking water instead of sugary drinks will meet your body’s hydration needs and improve overall health.
  • Listen to understand

    Listen to understand

    Listening intently and reflecting back to speakers will increase empathy, trust and rapport with others.
  • Be an active TV watcher

    Be an active TV watcher

    Doing sit-ups, push-ups or high-knees during commercials or watching TV from a treadmill allows you to watch and exercise simultaneously!
  • Eat more whole grains

    Eat more whole grains

    Replacing highly refined foods such as white bread, crackers and cookies, that have little to no nutritional value, with whole foods helps meet nutritional needs and make you feel full.