How You Do One Thing is How You Do Everything
As entrepreneurs, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With proper nutrition and physical activities, you will help support a healthy weight and prevent diseases such as diabetes and cancer. How often do we think about our physical appearance in the future? Not many of us do. In business, we always ask ourselves what the return on investment (ROI) is. Why not use it in every aspect of our lives? The (ROI) in eating healthy and working out is for you to look and feel great inside and out.
Health is the biggest key to one's life, if failing to do so, imagine what the cons would be: cancer, pain, overweight, health problem, etc. As entrepreneurs, we can not allow these circumstances to affect our businesses. A lack of nutrition will end up negatively affecting you and your business in the long run. However, here are three tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle to avoid such negative consequences.
Discipline is tough for us all, especially when it comes to food. A majority our of society get their primary sources of fuel from carbohydrates. Everyone loves carbs, but it is essential to understand what kind of carbs you are feeding yourself. Is it bad carbs like a bag of Doritos or good carbs like a fruit salad? Discipline is a combination of decision and self-control. Think of how your body would feel if you are taking in unhealthy carbs compared to proper nutrition. The food that you eat will determine how you will feel overall; eating bad carbs will affect you physically and emotionally as an entrepreneur. Fitness, health, and business are harmonized as one. If one were to break, the others would soon follow suit. Be mindful of what you decide to eat, think of the return on investment.
It is vital for not only entrepreneurs but for society to stay physically active. You can eat healthy all you want, but how are you burning the calories you are intaking? Some of my favorite things to do to stay physically active are going for walks in the park, jogging, or doing home exercises such as push ups, mountain climbers, squats pistol squats, etc. Be creative and find ways you can do to help keep yourself healthy. Workouts can go from 5-10 minutes depending on how you feel or longer. Take time out of your schedule for physical training, you are helping yourself in the long run to do more than most who don't ever start.
Your body is like a luxury vehicle. Would you put low-grade fuel in a Ferrari? Our bodies are no different. Look for the nutrition facts on the back of the food you are making. What you consume will end up determining the outlook of your physical shape. If you work out and eat wrong, you will not get the results you are expecting. If you eat correctly and give your body the fuel that it needs, you will get closer to your goals faster. What you put in your body will not only fuel your fitness goals but your mind and therefore your business as well.
All in all, how you carry yourself is how you carry your business. Every choice you make about what you eat and what you do will affect your actions in the future. How you do one thing is how you do everything. It's your choice to determine how you eat!
Darian Chem is an author speaker podcast and vice President of yes at Crawford high school he is a very outgoing leader who leads by example by always taking action on his goes while helping others achieve theirs