Written by: Claire Santamaria
“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not
be able to keep our mind strong and clear” -Buddha
Balance. A word that we hear often, but sometimes forget to apply to our own lives. With a to-do list reaching down to the floor, it can be extremely difficult to keep a healthy lifestyle at the top. But without a sound mind and body, we cannot work to the best of our ability. This is why is it so important to exercise, eat healthy, meditate, and surround yourself with positivity. Prioritizing these habits will lead to greater success in the workplace.
Working in an agency environment has the perk of a close-knit group that works side by side to bring the most success to the client. With anything, there are challenges to overcome, which is why it is crucial to maintain healthy habits to help you achieve your best. Here are a few tips that will help boost your energy, keep your mind sharp, and allow you to thrive:
Get up and exercise. It can be easy to become stagnant during the day. Working out at the gym, going for a walk or run, riding a bike or whatever it may be that works best for you and your body will not only help you sleep better at night, but will keep you feeling more refreshed and rejuvenated throughout the day. It’s a win-win that will bring about positive health and fitness results and lead to a more productive day.
Eat, eat, and eat! Far too often, many resort to crazy diet plans or unhealthy habits that restrict their food intake, when in reality it is doing more harm than good to avoid meals throughout the day. The key here is to choose the right options that will supply your body with the nutrients it needs to fuel your busy days. Here in the office, we love the Fuelpacks offered by BFF Café for a simple and healthy grab-n-go option that keeps us energized and focused!
Yoga and meditation. A hectic life means that there is rarely any silence or chance to pause and simply breathe. Yoga is a fantastic way to release any stress, worry, or anxiousness that may be built up. In any workplace, there can be constant distractions; meditation helps with creating silence and the space to focus the mind. That’s why we host a weekly team meditation, with our friends at the Metaphysical Learning Center.
A healthy lifestyle can truly change a never-ending day into one that you don’t want to end. With keeping each of these tips in mind, it’s up to you to bear witness to your own health and fitness. Build a healthy lifestyle, work hard and strive for greatness!