Hey readers 👋

I came to a realisation earlier this week, and I’m sort of in 2 minds about it if I’m being honest.

I have noticed that since the lockdown, I have been leading a much healthier lifestyle. I’ve been sleeping more and my slumbers have been of better quality. I also eat healthier, exercise more, read, write, learn, and relax more.

It’s evident to everyone that this is a good thing. So now you’re all asking why I’m not sure how I feel about it?

The reason is that I fear this improvement in my lifestyle may only be a temporary thing. Once the lockdown is lifted, I may not have the time to maintain the healthier lifestyle that I’m currently living. I could quickly shift back to my old habits of convenience, where it becomes easier to neglect my health.

With the above in mind, I want to set us all a challenge. The challenge to build the habit of regular exercise - at least half an hour each day. Soaking in the sun and getting some much-needed vitamin D, and also to try as best as we can to eat healthier meals.

If we’re able to build this habit now when the lockdown is imposed on us, it’ll be far easier for us to continue once this lockdown has been lifted. And you know what they say, it takes 30 days to build a habit.

If there’s anything else that you’re doing to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle, please do reach out. I enjoy engaging with my readers, and I make an effort to reply to each message I receive.

Have an awesome week ahead 🤩

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