5 Tips for A Healthy Entrepreneurial Lifestyle
Entrepreneur life is full of adventure sometimes you get happiness and sometimes disappointment. No doubt building a successful business takes a lot of dedication. when you get down in the entrepreneurial world, you will have to work harder than others to solve real-world issues. Having long days of work and erratic schedule, it is very hard to do exercise and consume healthy meals. Sometimes we skip the meal by giving priority of work. However, it is very crucial to make the lifestyle healthier especially for those who are or want to become an entrepreneur.
Giving top priority to work instead of health, it isn’t the master plan. you cannot survive for a longer time, even you get succeed, but you are not going to enjoy your life, and what the hell is that kinds of life if you are not enjoying your success. You should have the first priority to make yourself healthy by consuming a great healthy meal and doing physical activity.
How to take care of health as an entrepreneur?
Today I am going to introduce five tips that will help you to find a mood, productivity, energy, and happiness. These tips you can follow anytime you want.
1. Don’t be chained to your desk
By figuring out the solution, it is common to get stuck at a desk, but this is really a huge problem if you don’t know how to watch your diet and do some physical activities during the day. Recently a lot of dieticians have suggested that people should take a little walk in the middle of work. sitting on the chair for a day, our body takes the wrong signal.
According to themuse.com, people have been facing several issues like back pain, eyestrain, tight hips, wrist strain, and many others. the life is called a sedentary lifestyle that causes abdominal fat. It is hard to burn them. Also, your productivity gets decreased.
Changing your diet plan can help you stay in the business for a long time. in the diet plan, you should take a fresh vegetable, dry nuts, and protein shake. And most important you should make the right time for this.
2. Stay away from energy drinks
Now you may get surprised by hearing that. people think that the energy drink will boost the level of mental alertness and physical stimulation. However, truth is, it gives you energy for a short amount of time. according to Forbes, the energy drink is not only harmful to your health but makes you tired in the long run as well. James Hamblin says (from Forbes), in the Atlantic government has taken some steps and warn people about some energy drink. According to SAMHSA (The substance abuse and mental health service administration), the issues have reported and said that energy drinks are a great concern for health.
Also, you have to aware that a lot of companies advertise that it has been contained the same amount of caffeine which you get in a cup of coffee. My suggestion is, take some healthy juice and some other thing to boost energy levels instead of energy drinks.
3. Should be active during the working days
It must be hard to find time for physical activity during work hours. As all, we know that work could be incredibly busy and pretty stressful days. As I said earlier that owning a sedentary lifestyle can cause you a lot of health trouble. So, it very important to do some physical activity throughout the day. CEO of Barton publishing Joe Barton has given some great tips to balance a sedentary lifestyle in your own company or office work.
According to Forbes, Joe Barton mentioned that taking each hour break for five to 10 minutes, it would be very powerful. At the time all you have to do is get up and walk around for at least five minutes. You can do some other activities such as jumping jacks if it’s possible to do some push-up, and others. in this you become energetic and your metabolism runs very smoothly.
4. Make meetings (and phone calls) active.
How do you like to prefer to take a call or meeting? CEO of Varsity Tutors Chuck Cohn says I would like to take most of the calls by standing up or walking around. I would like to say that it is a great way to improve alertness, also you will have better attention to the calls. In the meeting, if it is possible, try to explain your plan standing up. Chuck Cohn said, that
“many people who I work with, they like to meet me over lunch at some restaurant. He said at the restaurant we almost get unhealthy food that is not good for me. He likes to take a coffee and walk around the block instead of going to Starbucks or other places.” Again, I want to tell you that I don’t become sedentary.
5. Balance your stress levels
Taking too much stress can lead you worse effects on your health. In the entrepreneurial world, it is easy to face such kinds of issues including anxiety, depression, and fatigue. Not able to balance these things can lead you to devastating consequences. it is true that Being busy is sometimes is unavoidable, but frequently taking on more than you can balance can cause unwanted stress. Diana Rodriguez has written EVERYDAY HEALTH article, people should few steps to manage high-stress level like a step back and put the issues in perspective, make solution what comes up on your desk, give yourself break to recharge the body, accept those circumstances which are beyond your control. By following them, you can easily tackle the situation.
Having an extraordinarily busy life, it makes your worst health habits. If you are thinking that you don’t have time at all to manage our healthy lifestyle, I would say these five tips will help you manage your health.
“There’s nothing more important than our good health that’s our principal capital asset.” ~ Arlen Specter