Everyone seems to be struggling in life. Many people find it challenging to get out of bed when they hear their alarm ring. Does this mean that such people don’t have a purpose? NO! They don’t know how to go through life. Life can be tiring, especially when you are doing your best and yet there is no result to show for it. Struggling sucks! However, you must get up every morning and find your way through life. You cannot cross your fingers and expect things to go right. The truth is everyone is struggling with one task or the other. Amid the struggle, your daily habits are essential for survival. The things you do from dawn to dusk determine who you become at the end of the day.
According to Jim Kwik’s podcast (300th episode), the four elements that can be integrated into one’s daily routine are air, fire, water, and earth. Therefore, in today’s post, we shall consider what these life elements represent and how you can master them as a habit.
Four Elements That Can Be Integrated Into One’s Daily Routine
It represents Inspiration
When you feel off, consider stepping out for some fresh air. In the process of walking outside, remind yourself of who you are. Sometimes we struggle to maintain our focus and keep going, but nothing seems to work right. During those periods, you need to breathe and get inspired. You cannot get inspired by staying in your comfort zone. You need to step out and discover your muse. Inspiration is not something you can force. It comes at the most unexpected time. Therefore, when next time you have a task and your head seems so heavy to think of what to do, take a break from the project. You have been sitting behind your desk for hours. It is time to step out of your office and take a deep breath in and out. Through this, you will quickly release your frustration. With this, rational and creative thoughts will come into your mind.
It represents grounded root and strength
This relates to exercising. Strength and flexibility can only be built when you move your body. You need to make your muscles work harder to gain strength. Involving in physical activities will enable you to maintain your balance. The activities that you can involve in include dancing, yoga, hiking, weight lifting and more. With this, you will be ready for everyday tasks because exercise keeps you healthy and strong by slowing down the rate of bone loss.
It represents sunlight, energy and transformation
Human health is incomplete if you don’t expose yourself to moderate sunlight. Sunlight is the source of vitamin D. Excessive sun rays may harm your skin. This is why you need to keep everything you do moderate. Sunlight has many benefits, and it includes helping skin conditions to heal faster and improving one’s mood. At least you can be outside for 10 minutes to enjoy some rays, but if you want to stay out for more than 15 minutes, don’t forget your sunscreen. Sunlight helps to regulate the immune system. You don’t need to be under the sun for hours to enjoy all these benefits. Some minutes of exposing yourself to this ray are enough.
It represents flow, flexibility and hydration
Your day may not go well if you don’t drink enough water to regulate your body temperature. Being well-hydrated has the power to improve your mood. The human body is mainly made up of water, and it is recommended that you drink 8-ounce (glasses) of water daily. This is often referred to as the eight-by-eight rule of hydration. Many people who perform poorly in their physical performance do so because they are dehydrated. The brain is most affected if you are dehydrated, which is why some people complain of constant headaches. Dehydration triggers headaches and migraines. To prevent yourself from experiencing frequent headaches, you need to stay hydrated. Furthermore, if you are on a weight loss journey, don’t forget to drink enough water as you exercise. Water can help to aid weight loss.
Practice Gratitude Daily
It would help if you got into appreciating more than you do presently. Each time you wake up, don’t forget to be grateful for the journey so far. It is easy to get caught up with life’s challenges and forget how successful you are. For instance, if you are an entrepreneur, and your business is yet to thrive the way you desire, don’t become frustrated. You can reduce stress and encourage yourself by practicing gratitude. Get a journal and write out the things that you are grateful for. It could be your health or your family. In addition, when a loved one goes out of their way to assist you, don’t fail to show appreciation. You can only be happier when you start giving thanks for the little things you enjoy.
If you want to change your life, you have the power to do so. Those who are successful don’t drift to the top magically. They are at the top because they were intentional about being successful. If you have some old habits preventing you from progressing, it will help if you can make plans to develop new habits. Some of these habits are simple, but they are essential for a productive life. Please note if you are working on your habits, it will be best to surround yourself with positive people. You are the average of the five people that you commit yourself to. Don’t spend most of your time with people who don’t have the same vision as you. Give room for only the relationship that will lift you.
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That’s so interesting! The elements can really help us.