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Small changes you can make to your daily routine for a balanced lifestyle

Team StoryWeavers|July 15, 2022, 14:28 IST| 1
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We all know that a balanced life is the one-stop solution to a happier and healthier future. But most of us are habituated in leading our lives a certain way. Some of us experience happiness in eating food from our favorite restaurants frequently while some of us stay up late, binge watching TV shows. 

Well, who said we need to let go of all our guilty pleasures to lead a balanced life? Let’s meet halfway! Where are you in your life, right now? We will meet you there! 

Sounds interesting? Read on to know how you can introduce small changes into your daily routine for a happier tomorrow without compromising on your favorite things.

Prioritise yourself and everything else will fall in place

If you are a working individual, staying away from home, you might feel that work comes first. After all, you left home and moved to a different city for work. In this process, you might end up working extra hours without focusing much on your eating or sleeping habits. But how about setting an alarm to have your meals on time and sleeping early so you can wake up at a good time and have breakfast before heading to work? If you don’t have time to exercise, you could choose to walk a few steps before taking your commute home. This will help you be healthier and also have a well-balanced work life!

Don’t let your weekends go to waste! 

Every city has weekend getaways. Plan a trip with your friends or travel solo. It may even be a short trek to a nearby destination. Experts say, having new experiences is important and helps in boosting mental health. It also helps to disconnect and recharge for the week ahead. Most often than not, we end up thinking and planning for the coming Monday instead of just taking it easy. Traveling helps you relax and rejuvenate. So, where do you plan to head out this weekend?

There is nothing like a good laugh!

Nothing beats the feeling of a good, old-fashioned belly laugh. Laughter also draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. We often get so serious with life, we forget to find the fun avenues for ourselves. How about having a good laugh while going to work? Subscribe to funny podcasts and comedy channels. Laugh away and have a happy day!

Maintain a regular sleep pattern

Have you ever woken up groggy and regretted spending those extra hours at night, catching up on your favourite show? Your favourite show is as important as a good night’s sleep! How about having an early dinner, catching up on one episode and crashing? Let’s leave the binge watching for the weekend! Sleeping well will help you wake up early and make it to work on time. Your day will look more organised and you will feel happier too!

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Regular health check-ups are a must

Regular health check-ups are very important. We often ignore our health on the assumption that we are feeling perfectly fine. Doing a regular body check-up can also help doctors diagnose health concerns before it aggravates. This habit also encourages you to maintain healthy practices such as a good diet, regular exercise, and stress management. 

Have more tips for leading a healthy life? Share with us in the comments below!

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About the Author

A passionate doodle artist with OCD (Obsessive Coffee Disorder), Samata’s interest lies in telling stories either through her doodles or write-ups! She loves all things indigo! Her thinking cap is always on and she is all about coming up with creative and quirky ideas to make the workplace more awesome. After work hours, you can find Samata either scribbling sketches on her notepad or sleeping (Zzzz). She loves traveling just so that she can experience sleeping or sipping on coffee across different parts of the world. Ping her at or if you have any fun ideas and she will find the best ways to bring them to life.

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Janmjay Sharma

July 15, 2022

Thank you Samata, This was needed.
For the past few weeks, I have been neglecting my disciplined eating habits/sleeping habits and started experiencing the effects of it.
This Post once again refocused me on better living.


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