Faruk Ahmad is graduated from University of Rajshahi. He started writing in 2019.Now he is writing on lifestyle, career, self-improvement
In all levels in your life, if you want to be better, you must have discipline. To be disciplined it's even harder to maintain. But we can make it easier by building some strong habits.
A small habit repeated on a daily basis brings you an extraordinary result for a long period.
Otherwise, success depends on the compound effect theory. The compound effect means work regularly without missing a single day. Also it depends on habit.
In this article, I am going to give you 5 powerful habits that change your life.
1. Wake up early
There is a saying " Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
Wake up early in the morning, preferably not later than 6.00am. Be patient. Make it a habit. Because it's the time for preparing yourself. Early rising gives you extra energy that's vivid for the rest of the day.
Maintain a discipline for sleeping and rising. It will be hard for the first time. But constantly rising earlier makes it easier.
Remember, early rising is a most common habit of all successful people.
2. Make To-Do list
Working without constantly never brings a good result. Working everyday makes you flow, that influences you. Also, it increases your stamina at a high level. You feel like a superhuman as everything is possible to you.
If you take a hard look, what is the common secret to all successful people? You will notice that they follow a To-Do list for their everyday life.
A To-Do helps you avoid all distraction and diversities. Remember, we are human beings not a machine that we work constantly without missing. So, you might have a To-Do list to grow yourself.
3. Daily Exercise
Do you want to feel better with more productivity? Also, increase physical and sexual ability, just do exercise regularly. It doesn't take a lot of time, merely 10-20 minutes is enough, but they yield the rest of the day to being energetic.
Physical Exercises help you to control weight loss. Not more not less, when you engage in physical activities it will help you to stay perfect.
Also it will give you a better impact on your professional life.
According to a Mayo Clinic 2019 study¹, people who sit for eight hours a day with no physical activity have the same risk of dying similar to someone who smokes or is obese.
On the other hand, exercise helps to stay focused. So, put a particular time for exercise. And boost your energy.
4. Prioritize Self-care
Believe or not you are an important asset. It's not true that you have to work relentlessly. You might have some particular interest. Give yourself some time. It helps to nourish your health, including physical, mental and emotional well-being. Remember, you are working hard to make you happy. Don't miss to reward yourself everyday.
There are many benefits of prioritizing Self-care.
- Improve mood
- Decreases risk of burnout
- Makes you become more present
- Better performance
- Increases quality of life
5. Read Books
It proved in my life that reading books relieves my pain. Also it helps me to focus more. This habit shows me the direction and makes the right decision.
Reading Books benefits both your physical and mental health. It broadens your mind, Winden your thinking.
Here are some benefits of reading books
- Strengthen your brainI
- Increases your ability to empathize
- Builds your vocabulary
- Helps prevent age-related cognitive decline
- Reduces stress
- Prepares you for a good night’s rest
- Helps alleviate depression symptoms
So, Reading is very, very good for you. Research shows that regular reading:
- improves brain connectivity
- increases your vocabulary and comprehension
- empowers you to empathize with other people
- aids in sleep readiness
- reduces stress
- lowers blood pressure and heart rate
- fights depression symptoms
- prevents cognitive decline as you age
- contributes to a longer life
Habits are most powerful to change our life. If you able to build some strong habits engage in some activities. You will notice some incredible changes in your life.
Keep in your mind, " Motivation is what you gets started. Habit is what keeps you going."
© 2022 Faruk Ahmad