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7 Things Happy & Healthy People Do Every Morning

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: What are the small changes you can make in your life right now to enhance your happiness?
Air Date: 12/3/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Krista Butler, Owner of Food Savvy
Krista Butler Krista Butler is the avocado-obsessed Nutritional Therapist behind Food Savvy, an online education site that teaches busy women how to "Choose Healthy" every single day.

Krista combines her Real Food expertise with her fascination of the mind-body connection to help busy women take care of themselves, so that they are healthy and fit to kick-ass in their life. She features a four-month membership program to get your health on track (where counting calories and harsh food rules are not permitted!).
7 Things Happy & Healthy People Do Every Morning
It's been said that you are in charge of your own happiness, and that it is ultimately your choice to be happy every single day. Even though you may encounter some rough times, a positive attitude can make a huge difference.

If you've made a goal for yourself this year to change your negative mindset to a more positive one, there are some small changes you can make to get there.

Krista Butler, owner of Food Savvy, wrote a blog on seven small changes you can make starting from the moment you wake up and continuing throughout your day to help increase your chance of becoming a happy, healthier person.

So, what are these seven things that happy, healthy people do each morning?
  • Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up.
  • Don't check your email or phone for at least an hour.
  • Think of one thing for which you have gratitude.
  • Step outside and take a deep breath.
  • Move your body.
  • Take time to eat a healthy breakfast.
  • Voice your affirmations or something positive about yourself -- out loud.
What else can you do to increase your happiness and health every morning?

Krista Butler joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share the seven things healthy people do every morning and how you can incorporate these small changes to increase your happiness throughout your day... and throughout your life.