You don’t need groundbreaking ideas to become a more successful and better version of yourself.
Most of the time, all you need is to do the little things which require no more than a minute.
In this article, we will discuss 5 simple yet effective 1- minute habits you can fix into your daily routine to propel you towards a better you this year.
Drink Some Water
You can go for weeks without food and you won’t feel any drastic negative effects.
However, you cannot stay for a week without water without feeling the drag.
Water is that important.
Making drinking water a habit is one of the few steps to a healthy and vibrant body.
According to research studies, drinking water consistently boosts your energy levels, lubricates your joints, and even induces weight loss.
Instead of rushing into it, just take a minute every day and have a glass of water. Just a minute to think of this step and then realistically do it for real. Your life will never be the same.
Learn Something New
Another step you can take that requires just a minute is to learn a new idea.
All this requires is either Wikipedia or Google to take a quick note of a new piece of information. This practice helps you to keep your mind active. This can even spark new ideas that you can incorporate into your life or business.
Just take a few seconds and scroll a random piece of information and you will learn something new that day.
You can learn something in 60 seconds so don’t overthink it.
Read A Book In One Minute
This is another habit you can start in a minute.
Just pick a book on your shelf and give yourself only a minute to read any page or chapter. Don’t overthink it.
After the minute is done, close it and continue with your life.
You might think you’re not learning. Rather, you are building the habit of reading every day. And as you already know, readers are leaders and they are the builders of the world.
So, start with 60 seconds and soon you will find yourself reading for longer.
Move your Body
Moving your body in any way possible has been known to reduce stress, improve your focus, and generally improve your overall brain functioning.
Think about it. Within one minute you can either do some pushups, squats, jumping jacks, or jog in place. These are simple enough to do in a minute. Don’t think about quantity. Just in a minute and you will feel relaxed and refreshed.
So, start moving and reap the benefits.
Write down An Idea
Our minds are constantly coming up with new ideas. But, most of them we forget in less than a minute.
This practice of logging your ideas can help you capture your ideas. It will keep your creative juices flowing always.
Moreover, these ideas might become powerful ideas that can lead to something life-changing.
So, pick up a notepad or use any note-taking app on your phone or computer and log in your ideas in a minute.
Give these ideas a shot and you will be fascinated by how they can shape your life. For better results combine them into a system and do them in 5 minutes. Read a book, learn something new, write down your thoughts, drink some water, and move your body. It is a healthy stack to follow every day.