5 good habits to improve your life

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Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 3.07.07 PM Leave gadgets away from your bed You’ll have better night’s rest if you leave your phone, tablets and laptops away from your bed. Short-wavelength blue light plays an important role in determining your mood, energy levels, and sleep quality. A good night’s sleep improves a lot when it comes to your productivity. Learn to say no, and mean it Learning to say no is great a great way of practicing self-care. Why stretch yourself thin by pleasing others when you need to take care of yourself first? Research done by the University of California shows that the more difficulty that you have saying no, the more likely you are to experience stress, burnout, and even depression, all of which erode self-control. Get started Don’t procrastinate. Start small, and work your way towards the big goal. Even if you fail, at least you would have tried. The only way to produce something great is if you get started. Appreciate the here and now Gratitude is fundamental to peace and happiness. Appreciating what you have is vital. Just because you can’t afford an expensive trip overseas right now doesn’t mean you’re not doing well. There are a lot of other things to be grateful for. Start a collection of the things that resonate with you When you come across something that resonates with you, keep it. Whether it’s something that expresses who you are or who you want to be, the aim is to surround yourself with things that make you happy and encourage you to do more. If you come across a quote or meme, post it on your wall as part of a vision board. Having constant positive reminders will do you well.  

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