In truth, living better is really not so hard – it just means taking the time to make small improvements here and there in your lifestyle. Here are three very simple steps you can take to put some zest back in your day.
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One of the reasons modern life can sometimes feel so disorientating is the sheer amount of stuff we now accumulate. Take a look around your house and you’re sure to find piles of old toys, clothes, magazines and lord knows what else piling up. All this stuff can really encroach on your living space and make you feel a little claustrophobic.
The answer: make and stick to a strict decluttering code. Make deadlines for how long you are prepared to allow things stay unused in your house, from last month’s magazines, to the outfits you no longer wear. Believe us, once you kick some of the old tat to the kerb, you’ll instantly feel yourself breathing a little easier.
Lose the cigarettes
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These days, people are quitting smoking in record numbers for many reasons. One of them is the smoking bans that have been brought in across the world over the last decade. Another is the now unarguable scientific fact that smoking is extremely bad for your health. If you’re still a smoker, the best thing you could do to improve your life quality would be to hurl those ciggies in the bin.
If you just can’t bring yourself to give them up, then why not try an e-cigarette? Vaping has become extremely popular over the last three years, is more cost effective than traditional smoking, is legal in public places and is healthier.
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One is a breathing technique call the 4-7-8. You inhale through your nose for a count of four, then hold until seven before exhaling on eight. It’s great for clearing your mind when things are getting on top of you upstairs.
A better quality of life can be yours with just a few small adjustments to your day. Try out some of these simple tips and see if they boost things for you.
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