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6 Tips for Maintaining Your Health as a Business Professional

This is a guest post by Angelyn Jefyna, CEO and Co founder of Intershoppy.

Are you a business person who fails to take care of your health in the midst of heavy work schedule? If yes, here are some of the real factors and tips you can follow and maintain to handle your business life healthy and prosperous.

Few of the common health problems caused in the firm professionals are due to the unhealthy habits. That’s the countless cups of coffee throughout the day, letting prioritizes slip, eating out junk foods, having too much of stress and anxiety, etc.

Plenty of work can affect you emotionally, mentally and spiritually. You will not be able to take care of yourself due to too much pressure. A good professional, though, will be able to control their health along with the work by implementing a few powerful changes along with your routines.

Never fail to prioritize your health. Ultimately, your family life, relationship, body, spiritual life, body, and friendship also will get benefited.

How to Maintain Your Health at Work

1. Don’t spend too much time sitting.

It’s mandatory to stay healthy and active to run your business successfully.

Get up from your place and go for a walk around your office. Have some conversation with your employees.

I assure that this will benefit in reducing your unwanted headaches, soreness and neck stiffness.

Your posture gets bad if you are spending too much time sitting. One alternative is to invest in a standing desk or sit stand desk.

It will help in reducing your stress. That will also improve your energy, mood. In addition, it lowers the  risk of cancer, weight gain and diabetes.

2. Get proper sleep, every night.

Sleep is one of the major factors for running a healthy lifestyle along with success in your business. Make sure you are getting adequate sleep daily so that you will be able to attain the target and succeed within short span of time.

Most of the business professionals who travel almost daily can make use of best travel pillows during the night, so that they can sleep comfortably to meet the next day deadline.

3. Change your lunch habits.

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It’s common for all businessmen to drink at least 6 to 7 cups of coffee every day to reduce the pressure. But the truth is that too much caffeine can cause problems within your body.

Bring healthy lunch from home. Or pack it yourself instead of consuming fast food from restaurants.

4. Healthy relationships.

Focusing on your work only can lead to mental depression and unwanted stress. This can spoil your character as a result.

Maintaining healthy relationships is one of the best ways to increase your happiness. The relationship can be a friend, family, or lover. But it can also be anyone spending time with you for few minutes every now and then. This will bring you more happiness, joy, and positive vibes, and will undoubtedly improve your health.

Smile, laugh, be intentional, form relationships, and don’t isolate yourself.

5. Set some time aside for meditation and exercise.

Its mandatory for the busy business professional to make time for some crucial needs. As important is, however, to spend some of your time exercising and meditating.

Working out daily can reduce your stress and also plays a significant role in keeping you healthy and active throughout the day.

Sport can ensure good endorphins and helps in improving your energy and mood. Perform some deep breathing exercises, yoga, and meditation for five minutes every morning and night for greater relaxation.

6. Start your day off on the right foot.

Never skip breakfast as it aims to increase your metabolism. Skipping it and consuming other unhealthy junk foods or beverages can cause negative impacts on your body and thus reduce results.

Decide what you are going to perform throughout the day, what are the things you need to consider, be prepared to face any situation spiritually, mentally and emotionally.

Now you know all the elements involved in maintaining your health in the business world. What will come first on your list tomorrow?

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Hunt Down Your Goals and Become Fearless Like a Lion

To be fearless is to dare yourself to think new thoughts, take risks, fail and find the courage to start again.

In order to change, you must face the uncomfortable, because fear is not supposed to run you. Instead, it is a call to action.

We all have fear and we must never let it paralyze our dreams. If 2017 was an unsuccessful year, hopefully, this article will inspire you to take action.

I know how it feels when you are tired of listening to those inner voices of doubt. Slowly, the anger builds up inside. Despite those feelings, you can channel fear and anger in the right way and start to hunt for your dreams. Throughout my life, I felt a renewed hunger and drive to succeed when I simply let go of denial, accepted full responsibility and took affirmative action.

“Everybody wants to eat but a few are willing to hunt”

In today’s cold reality humans do not like to see anyone other than themselves succeed. Most will never take the next step to improve their life or the lives of their future generations to come. We are pushing towards survival of the fittest.

Tell me, when a lion hunts does it care what is in its way? No. The lion is in pursuit because it is relentless.

You must become the king of the jungle. All the things that make up our lives are in intricate balance and you must fight to protect your dreams.

1. Be fearless like a lion.

A lion has no fear of any challenge, so how do I become fearless?

My simple answer to overcoming fear is that I wake up with the burning desire in my heart. The burning desire is created by repeating positive affirmations like I CAN and I WILL.

Hidden somewhere deep down within you, there is that courage to dare yourself.

Ask yourself who is really stopping you? Go out there and let loose and you will learn what great lengths you are capable of going to.

Your first job before you start hunting is to find the fighter within you.

2. Know your limits and then defy them.

You’ve reached a certain limit but just can’t seem to go that extra mile. Once you become fearless, you become limitless.

A mind that is fearless has the urge to take more action and that is where you become defiant. Try your best to understand what you are doing wrong as sometimes it is easy to give up hope. So focus your attention on studying the obstacle in detail.

As you achieve one goal, you have the mental capacity, maturity and experience to face a new challenge. Therefore, your hunger and appetite for more success increase. Keep pushing no matter what and you will eventually break through.

I know for sure it is difficult at first, but now you’ve successfully defied the odds.

3. Think of a plan, visualize it and execute it.

A lion stalks its prey from a distance and seldom charges as it grows closer and closer displaying deadly predatory behaviour.

Never rush to execute a plan as it takes careful selection. Be clear what you want just as the lion calculates timing. 

Visualization is a vital tool to programme your subconscious mind in order to create that bridge of what is non-existent into reality, which is capturing your goal.

4. Be willing to accept failure.

Failures are what propel anyone forward their current success. We can certainly learn from our failures, but our intentions should be to succeed in accomplishing our goals! Failure is then a learning process, not a reason to accept defeat. You are the king, show no remorse!!!

Motivation from Will Smith is perhaps one of my favorites. Here’s one speech:

5. Have a winning attitude every day.

To keep the cycle of motivation in constant momentum you must work hard too.

The winning attitude is created by approaching your life with discipline and putting in the hours of practice.

I like to perform a reflective practice and personal development, which enables me to identify areas where I am falling down and thus need to pay more attention to.

6. Don’t allow criticism to defeat you.

We are afraid what others think of us, what we have or what we are going to do. It is you that must make that self-promise to finish what you started.

Every once in a while, a lion must remind everyone what he is capable of.

You are the king of the jungle. Own it!


This article was written by Usman Mahmood. Besides working in the field of science helping patients through genetic testing, his purpose is to empower and inspire people in life with motivational videos, messages, articles, and stories from around the world. He loves to engage creative and ambitious minds on his Facebook page.