When I get asked by people whats "one thing" they should start doing I
often respond with "try meditating for 5 minutes a day."
Then I get a puzzled look back.
"Basically, just sit there and do nothing but breathe?"
I think they were expecting something related to working out or changing
That stuff is important too but it can come later.
Changes to your body start with changing your mind.
You don't do ^^^ by going to the gym.
Daily meditation does a number of wonderful things for your body,
especially for stress management and hormone balance.
Those are lessons for another day.
The point right now is to start a healthy habit that you can do daily.
Habits then become routines, which means they just happen.
Then you are ready to move on to another habit.
Next thing you know, your entire lifestyle has gone through an overhaul.
And it can happen with just 5 minutes at a time.
You can easily start with a smartphone app like Calm or Headspace.
I use Headspace myself and I like how it tracks stats like my current run
I haven't always been perfect, but I'm on my longest streak so far (I hit
86 straight days).
It appears that the Earth has continued to spin even after me shutting down
for 5 minutes each of the past 85 days.
Feel free to do the same and we'll still be here waiting for you to get