8 Health Secrets Of Super Successful People

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The kind of successful person who has the perfect balance is very health conscious. Unfortunately if you neglect your health it’s pretty hard to be successful, because burnouts and lack of motivation happen when you aren’t taking care of yourself. Here are ten things that super successful people do for a healthier body and mind.

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Yoga

 

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Yoga is great for getting a good night’s sleep, increasing flexibility and encouraging blood flow. It’s super easy to get started, in fact, there are a number of apps you can use to get in shape and start yoga, check out our list here. You only need 15 minutes a day to do this, and it helps clear the mind after the stresses of work – so it’s perfect for busy girls.


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Aromatherapy 

 

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Any successful person knows the benefits of a stress-free environment and that’s why they look for candles and sprays they can use to create a beneficial space. We’ve created a guide to aromatherapy for beginners, check it out here. If you want to bring aromatherapy into your space, citrus and lemon scents bring energy, lavender is great at curing sleep deprivation and anxiety and woody scents are perfect for relaxation.


3.

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is a natural way to whiten your teeth and prevent tooth decay. All you need is one teaspoon of oil (coconut is the best), swish it around your mouth like mouthwash for 5 minutes and then continue with your normal brushing routine. Easy!


4.

Volunteering 

Volunteering your time and skills is a great way to give back to the community which boosts your mood. It can kick-start your career, too, so check out local opportunities to volunteer or events you can help organize for a good cause.


5.

Healthy foods

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Treat yourself in moderation, and opt for healthy foods like soups and salads. If you need some inspiration, we made the most delicious super healthy breakfast bowl in just a few minutes. Also, try to eat inflammation-reducing foods like almonds, oily fish, dark leafy greens and whole grains.


6.

Meditation

After a really bad day (they happen!) the best way to gain some perspective and calm down is to meditate. It doesn’t have to be new age, we’ve even created a beginners guide to modern meditation for you. So close your eyes and try not to snap at everyone around you because you had a bad day.


7.

Walking 

Going for a walk in the park is seriously beneficial for any successful girl. Usually, the only walking we do is around the shops, but for mental and physical health an early morning walk in a leafy park is amazing.


8.

Trying new things

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From Reiki massages to acupuncture, a successful career girl never dismisses new things when it comes to mental, emotional and physical well-being. From reading to becoming comfortable with yourself through journaling, you should try everything until you get your perfect health routine.

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  • I would completely agree that eating healthy and talking walks keeps you healthy. Two things I haven’t been doing and now I’m bed ridden to my couch until I feel better!

    Erin | http://www.erinelizabethmiller.com

  • Sajida

    Great article. I love yoga in the mornings to energise me and have just recently started oil pulling. It is a revelation. The only thing I would add is power naps – they can be a great way to refresh you and give you a new lease of life. I also think herbal teas, and hot water with lemon in the morning can be really beneficial and a goof way of getting extra H2o.

  • fmenthusiast

    I think health and success go hand in hand. These are some of the best tips so far!

    http://www.theimagealkemist.com

  • I take walks as often as weather allows during my work day!

  • Laura Mareno

    Great post! I want to start doing yoga so I’m going to check out your list!! Thanks for sharing these! kisses:D

    http://laurasavenue.blogspot.com.es/

  • Mandeville Sisters

    What a lovely read. I recently started Oil Pulling as I read it’s a natural way of detoxing too, and to my excitement I’ve actually started feeling a lot better for doing it! -G,x
    mandevillesisters.blogspot.com

  • Mara S. C. Sousa

    I have read a lot about the benefits of aromatherapy. I shall try it! :)

  • Pareen

    Volunteering is definitely a great way to stay healthy. It really makes you feel good about the work you are doing for the community :) great post!!

    pareenm.weebly.com

  • Volunteering is definitely something I wanna do more ! I think it can bring so much to others and oneself
    Xoxo
    http://fashionbackyard.blogspot.fr

  • Anna Keller

    I used to do yoga a lot during college, but ever since I joined the work force, it’s hard for me to turn my brain off and just BE in a class. It’s definitely a goal for me this year to make yoga more of a priority in my life!

  • Rebecca

    I love volunteering. You can volunteer for AARP tax-aid. We do taxes for senior’s and the disabled. Our clients are so sweet and really appreciate our help. Also, when you volunteer for AARP taxes; you receive great training with superior teachers to learn how to do taxes. You then ta

  • I just started doing some meditation and it definitely helps with managing stress! Aromatherapy sounds like a great way to relax too.

    Diana | thechicdiary.com/blog

  • I am so pleased to see a few things I already do on here… yoga, meditation, walking, healthy food. I definitely could do more of each though, and I think I need to be a bit more informed about aromatherapy, I love the smell of lavender so I tend to put it everywhere, maybe I need citrus for my desk!

  • Susan

    Reading books keeps your mind in tip-top shape.

    http://a-woman-of-a-certain-age.com/

  • I’m just getting into aromatherapy. I can’t believe what a big difference it makes in how I feel. Oil pulling sounds great also.

  • Loving this list – I’m yet to master a lot of them but I know I’m going in the right direction!

    Besma | Curiously Conscious

  • Wei Hook Chee

    Should have one more…Laughing. All successful people know the power of humour and the ability to laugh at themselves, especially in the face of advesity :)

  • StarsCollide

    Lovely list!

  • good tips, most of the things i already do but after a while you keep forgetting to do them when needed.
    i think i’ll give oil pulling another try.

  • Amazing tips, some I do already but definately going to do the Oil Pulling! Thanks

  • This list had definitely given me some insight. I have been wondering about oil pulling and I definitely will start. One thing I do already is aromatherapy and it is the best thing ever especially when I use the right essential oils for my mood at the time.