The Perfect Routine For Your Mental And Physical Health

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Making sure you keep both your mental and physical health on top form is so important to your wellbeing. If one starts to slip, the other tends to slip, and it can be difficult to get back into a routine.

Although this guide is called ‘the perfect routine’, it’s important to note that everybody will have a different version of ‘perfect’. Your routine may look totally different from somebody else’s routine, so it’s important to establish what makes you feel your best and then stick to that.

So grab your mug of coffee or tea and let's get right into it!

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1. Find Exercise You Want To Stick To

Make sure you work on finding a type of exercise that you enjoy and want to stick to. There is no right or wrong type of exercise. As long as you enjoy it and it gets you moving, then it’s probably a good idea!

Tracking your progress and setting goals can help it to become more meaningful to you.

2. Have A Morning Ritual That Sets You Up For The Day

When you get out of bed in the morning, don’t just get ready and leave the house. Have a morning ritual that sets you up for the day!

This could include reading, a bit of stretching, and relaxing with a hot drink before getting ready.

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3. Meditate

Meditation can be very difficult, and some say boring at first. However, there really is no getting around the fact that it’s hugely beneficial.

Your goal is to sit and stay in the moment, not letting thoughts about the past or future carry you away. There are lots of apps that can help you! Just 10 minutes a day could seriously help.

4. Have Regular Checkups

Don’t skip your checkups, whether they are dentist check-ups or appointments with

You might feel ok, but it’s usually still a good idea to go for a check-up. Medical professionals will be able to spot anything amiss before you do.

5. Cook Healthy Meals In Bulk

If you’re the kind of person that likes to grab food quickly or feels tempted to order takeaway, having healthy meals in your freezer will be helpful.

Cooking healthy meals in bulk will mean you always have something to grab when you feel too busy to eat well!

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6. Take A Nap

Napping is not just for toddlers. Sometimes, a 10-45 minute nap can be just what we need to feel refreshed and ready to finish whatever else is on our to-do lists.

Many workplaces are even incorporating nap time!

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7. Have Some ‘You’ Time

Do something every day you enjoy. This might be painting, reading, or another hobby you like. If your hobby is creative, it can help you to get into a state of flow.

Don’t forget to relax, either - take a bath, wash your hair, and pamper yourself.

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8. Remain Consistent

Consistency is key. Aim for this, not perfection!

9. Block Out Distractions

Phones, TVs, and other distractions can be most unhelpful when we’re trying to improve physical and mental health. Find ways to avoid them!


Again, your routine can be "perfect" in your own way. Include exercise, morning ritual, meditating, checkups, healthy meals, naps, and self-love.

What's your perfect routine?

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