Healthy Habits For Success: Our Co-founder Christie Whitehill Shares Hers
If you’re like me and juggling multiple responsibilities, it can often feel like success is elusive, slipping through your fingers as you navigate the chaos of everyday life. But what if I told you that you have the power to set yourself up for success every single day? It all starts with cultivating daily healthy habits that can make a world of difference and be the foundation of what gets you through the day vs thriving and kicking goals.
Today I am sharing with you some simple yet powerful practices I do that can transform your life, help you feel your best and lead you on a path to success.
Lemon Water: A Refreshing Morning Ritual
They say, “How you start your day determines how you finish it,” and that’s why it’s crucial to kickstart your morning with a healthy habit. Drinking a glass of warm water infused with lemon can be a game-changer. This refreshing natural elixir not only hydrates your body after a night of rest but also boosts your metabolism, aids digestion, and supports your immune system. So, before you reach for that cup of coffee, opt for the tangy goodness of lemon water to set the tone for a successful day.
Breakfast with Protein: Fuel for the Day Ahead
My mornings are a whirlwind of activity, and it’s easy to skip or overlook the importance of a nutritious breakfast. However, starting your day with a healthy breakfast, especially one rich in protein, can provide the sustained energy you need to power through your busy schedule. Add protein-packed options like Greek yogurt, eggs, or a protein smoothie to your morning routine. This will keep you full and focused but also helps manage your blood sugar levels to avoid energy crashes later.
Move It, Sister: Prioritise Daily Physical Activity
Finding time for exercise may seem impossible between work, family, and other commitments. However, incorporating movement into your day doesn’t need to take an hour or two. Take a brisk 30 min walk during your lunch break, or dedicate 15 minutes to a quick at home yoga or mat pilates session. Not only will physical activity boost your mood and increase productivity, but it will also improve your overall health and well-being.
The Power of a Good Bedtime Routine
Success is not just about the day ahead; it’s also about how well you rest and recharge during the night. Establishing a calming bedtime routine is essential for a good night’s sleep. Start by unwinding with a book or gentle stretching to ease tension in your body. About an hour before you sleep, take your nightly Sleep & Skin Renewal, then write down your to-do list for the next day. I find this simple but powerful habit helps clear my mind and ensure a more restful sleep.
Sleep has many benefits, and beyond rejuvenating your appearance, getting enough sleep plays a significant role in productivity, decision-making, and overall mental clarity. A well-rested mind is more creative, focused, and resilient, enabling you to tackle challenges and take on opportunities with confidence.
And lastly, success isn’t an elusive dream reserved for a select few; it’s a journey we can embark on every day just by incorporating simple healthy habits.
I’d love to hear from you. What are some of your daily habits that set you up for a successful day? Send me a DM!