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6 Healthy Attitudes To Adopt

I spent a lot of time in my younger years with some unhealthy attitudes about food and fitness and life in general! As I have gotten older I have tried to really find a good balance in that department. Definitely something I am constantly working on and working towards. I have found a few healthy attitudes to adopt I thought others might find helpful as well.

6 healthy attitudes to adopt

6 Healthy Attitudes To Adopt

You Never Regret A Workout: I try to tell myself this ANY TIME I don’t want to work out. I do a mix of Peloton cycling, barre, strength, yoga, and running. I also try to make it to the gym for Pilates 1-2 times a week if I can! What helps is booking Peloton classes with friends! It’s fun accountability!

Save it for a rainy day (or a house or car): A healthy attitude about money is important. If you don’t NEED it save it. Treat yourself as you can but save money too!

Food is not a bribe or a punishment: As someone who hasn’t always looked at food in the best light, I am here to tell you that food is to nourish you and enjoy! I need to tell myself this more. If you concentrate on WHOLE foods that nourish your body you will be fine. Don’t bribe yourself with food or punish yourself because of food.

Why put off till tomorrow what you can do today: Being productive is something I actually enjoy. Sitting around doing nothing is only fun to me when I feel ahead on work and life stuff. Putting things off till later if you can actually get it done today will make you more stressed trust me.

Don’t go to bed with your makeup on: If I could go back and smack my 23-year-old self I would tell her to wash her dang face before going to bed. Going to bed with makeup on is terrible for your skin! A great habit to get into sooner rather than later as your skin will look younger much longer if you take care of it. Bonus if you implement a great skincare routine.

80/20: I really try to do this for everything. Food, exercise, fun, etc. 80% of the time I try to eat really well, exercise, use clean skincare products, etc. But life is about balance and you can’t NEVER have the queso or the cake.

I really try to live by these healthy attitudes but I am so far from perfect. I am trying to remind myself of all of these constantly!

 

I would love to know which healthy attitudes to adopt you do?

 

This post was originally published in 2020 and has been updated for 2022. 

 

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  1. I need to take the food tip to heart! Food is definitely not a punishment. I have a really bad relationship with good and it’s time to face it head on…

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  2. Rachel wrote:

    Live the 80/20 rule! Balance doesn’t mean 50/50.

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  3. Holly wrote:

    The makeup thing is huge! I never realized in my youth how bad for my skin it actually is!

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  4. These are all great! I continue to show my balanced lifestyle on my blog. People need to learn to enjoy life, but still be healthy!

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  5. Claire wrote:

    Brilliant advice. I am slowly working on my health and learning the 80/20 rule.

    I need to learn to love my exercise choices but nail the food first

    Claire
    http://www.ourfavouritejar.com

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  6. Chad wrote:

    This is awesome!!! I love the healthy tips and you’re right, these should be integrated into our lifestyle. Very insightful.

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  7. Kristine Nicole Alessandra wrote:

    I came to learn of the 80-20 rule (Pareto Principle) when I was working a corporate job. It is 80% of the results come from 20% of the causes. I also believe this principle can be applied to achieve a healthy lifestyle. We need to focus on the causes (lack of exercise, unhealthy eating habits, not getting enough sleep, etc) to achieve a healthy life.

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  8. Jessica wrote:

    These are GOLD . So true about the work out especially. Been really utilizing that mantra lately.

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  9. Stephanie wrote:

    These are pretty similar to the “rules” I try to live by. I will admit, though, I’m really bad about cleaning my face at night. Mostly because I prefer to do it in the shower and I shower in the mornings most days. But thank you for the reminder, I am going to go do it now before I forget tonight!

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  10. All of these are great! That 80/20 rule is something that I was taught about marketing as well as our lifestyle.

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  11. Adriane wrote:

    Such great tips! I really need to stop wearing makeup to bed! And I love the tips about exercising. I LOVE to exercise but don’t always have the motivation to do so. And I’ve been trying to adopt the mindset of “just get it done now!”. Thank you for sharing!

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  12. These are some great tips!! especially the attitude towards money. It is important to have a good daily routine that could allow one to be more focused.

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  13. Christa wrote:

    Fully removing my makeup before bed is something I really hav to force myself to do. Lol. I’ve been trying to take better care of my skin. I think I need to not wait until very last minute when I’m so tired.

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  14. Natalie wrote:

    Going into bed with my makeup on ruined my face in one point. Lessen learned. Great article. Easy to follow plan.

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  15. aisasami wrote:

    80/20 is my attitude too. I have to eat really well and only splurge on unhealthy eating once in a while. I have been eating more veggies over meat recently and been happy with eating more diverse veggies in my diet.

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  16. These are all healthy attitudes worth adopting. My fave is the one about money.

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  17. Ashley wrote:

    These are great tips! I’m definitely going to start utilizing the ‘never regret a workout’ one. That’s so true! It’s hard to get myself into the gym some days, but I always feel better afterwards and relieved I can check it off that I finished my workout that day.

    Make Life Marvelous

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  18. Kathy wrote:

    I love all these. They are so true. I definitely agree with doing things today and not tomorrow. Never put anything off or it most likely won’t get done.

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  19. Food is my source of energy. The new me enjoys eating healthy food and the occasional sweet.

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  20. Stephanie wrote:

    Such great advice here! I definitely agree with the workout and money ones more than anything. Those are super important to me as well at this stage of my life 🙂

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  21. I love this post so much. Perfect timing, I was just giving myself some clarity on priorities for me and my family.

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  22. Alexis wrote:

    I live by taking off my makeup every night! Even if it’s a small thing, it always makes me feel better to go to bed with a fresh face and to not wake up with old makeup smeared all over my face

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