You can make big changes in your life without turning it upside down.

To prove it, I’ve pulled together the best of the best tips to give you a healthy-habit master checklist. Every time you check one off your list, your life will get better. I pinkie-swear!

Do some of these (or all!) every day and you will feel ready to take on the world.

  1. Make yourself the priority.
  2. Scan your body with your mind and take note of how you feel.
  3. Don’t smoke
  4. Drink a tall glass of water as soon as you wake up in the morning.
  5. Scrape your tongue, for better health and oral hygiene.
  6. Floss your teeth before brushing.
  7. Slather your body with lotion, olive oil or coconut oil after showering.
  8. Apply sunscreen on all exposed areas, all year long.
  9. Curl lashes before putting on mascara.
  10. Make your bed.
  11. Hang up your towels.
  12. Wear sunglasses all year long to protect your eyes.
  13. Eat yogurt every day.
  14. Take 2,000 I.U. of vitamin D for better bone health.
  15. Choose olive oil over butter.
  16. Drink more water.
  17. Keep a food journal.
  18. Strike a Wonder Woman pose . . . and hold it.
  19. Walk 10,000 steps or more.
  20. Do 10 push-ups.
  21. Do 10 more.
  22. Take a walk around your office every 20 minutes.
  23. Sit up straight.
  24. Stand up straight.
  25. Chew on some sprigs of parsley or mint.
  26. Hug someone.
  27. Pet a pet.
  28. Wash your hands often.
  29. Then moisturize them.
  30. Squeeze in some Kegels.
  31. Put down your cell phone and listen to the person in front of you.
  32. Smile at everyone you see.
  33. Give compliments to strangers.
  34. Start a gratitude journal and write something in it every night.
  35. Aim for seven hours sleep.
  36. Do mindfulness meditation for at least five minutes.
  37. Laugh as often as possible.
  38. Say “I love you” to someone.
  39. Give yourself a pep talk.
  40. Take a small step to your best life . . . and keep going.

I have zillions of science-backed tips to live a truly good life in my book, published by National Geographic. Check it out right here. 



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