3 Main Health Hacks to Boost Your Life Right Now


Health Hacks to Boost Your Life Right Now

Life can get incredibly busy at times so it’s important to make sure you come up with some key health hacks that will help you look after your health and wellbeing.

When you look online or even on the shelves of your local bookshop or library there’s information galore on the many ways of achieving a healthy life and wellbeing. But you can’t action all the health and wellbeing ideas, plans and hacks you read about.

What you can do however, is think about, and then action the key steps that can help you boost and then maintain a healthy lifestyle. Basically, you can create your own health hacks to suit your own needs.


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There are a lot of elements you need to consider when looking to achieve effective health hacks. And if you’re going to create health hacks that works for your life and your lifestyle, that help you live a happier and more contented life, it’s vital they are simple enough to action and maintain every day.

So before you focus on the best ways to achieve a better and healthier way of life, we’re here ‘Reminding You of 3 Main Health Hacks to Boost Your Life Right Now’ – just to get you back on track.


Health Hack #1 – Take Charge of Your Mental Health

Taking charge of your mental health and wellbeing is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. And so it’s the number one hack you need to focus on, and develop. Everybody’s physical health is unique and so too is everyone’s mental health.

Remember if you’re physically ill you’ll go to a doctor, so why not do the same if you’re feeling ill mentally. Take the first steps to look after your mental health, understand your triggers, talk, talk and talk some more, to the ‘right’ people, professional and otherwise.


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Learn about yourself and from there you can work out the best health hacks for your mental health and wellbeing.

Mental health is health.


Further Reading: How To Care For Your Mental Health – 10 Simple Steps to Help


Health Hack #2 – Make Sure You Get Plenty of Rest

Rest and recuperation are key parts of the process when it comes to improving and enhancing your health and wellbeing. And improving your sleep routine is one of the most important ways of achieving this.

So when it comes to health hacks make sure you focus on the best ways to get a full night’s sleep. This could be as simple as setting an alarm in the evening to remind you it’s nearly bedtime, to removing all techy gadgets from your bedside table.


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Maybe try cutting out caffeine after 2pm each day, or wind down with some meditation. And if the problem isn’t getting in to bed, but falling asleep when you’re there, then maybe try soothing music, or lavender sleep spray for your pillow.

For some of us, bedtime is the one time of the day we are free to think. But sometimes this thinking time can result in over-thinking. And for many it’s also the one time of the day they have full control over and so ‘Revenge Bedtime Procrastination’ kicks in.


Revenge bedtime procrastination refers to the decision to delay sleep in response to stress or a lack of free time earlier in the day’

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And if revenge bedtime procrastination is the problem, then it’s time to work out the best health hacks to balance your day time hours, because if you don’t, your bedtime hours are going to suffer. And sleep deprivation will eventually lead to a strain on both your mental and physical health.


Further Reading: Health Fix: Why You Should Prioritise A Better Night’s Sleep


Health Hack #3 – Develop a Skincare Routine

I bet you thought the next health hack would be all about physical exercise. And of course this is important. In fact you can read our article on 3 Key Starting Points if you’d like help focusing on your physical health.

However our next important health hack is about developing a skincare routine. Because the way we see it, if you’ve worked out the best health hacks for your mental health and sleep health, then why not work out some health hacks for all that lovely skin you’re in. Because skin health is important too.


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Whether you’ve five minutes a day to work on your skincare routine or fifty, make sure you develop the best possible skincare routine that works for you, one that’s effective and easy to maintain.

This means considering skincare products like sunscreens, moisturisers and makeup. From natural and organic handmade products to CBG skin care products – test and trial your way to a routine that will help you care for your skin.


Further Reading: Beauty Routine Refresh – 5 Easy Ways To Care For Your Skin


Photos by Raphael Wild


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