5 Simple Health Tips for the Hustling Entrepreneur
You are a hustler, a goal crusher, a visionary and a modern marvel. You are full of creativity, groundbreaking ideas, and the power to do anything you put your mind to. You said no to the traditional 9 to 5, to forge your own path and carve out your own niche. Being an entrepreneur is wildly rewarding, filled with the highest of highs, lowest of lows, and all of the fun stuff in between. Beyonce said it best: “who run the world? Girls!” We’re here to help you keep crushing those goals and be your best self. Check out our top health tips for female entrepreneurs who live for the hustle:
Be intentional with your schedule and make time throughout the day to get up from your desk and get moving: step away, take a lap, clear your head, grab some water and get the blood flowing again. Giving yourself the grace to step away and return with a fresh perspective allows you to approach your workload with a different point of view, creating the opportunity to channel a renewed sense of energy, and ultimately leading to increased productivity. Take the time to clear your head, get re-centered and get back to the hustle.
Make Time for Lunch
If you’re anything like me, the temptation to mindlessly snack throughout the day is a struggle that is all too real. Just as important as it is to get moving, it’s also crucial that you fuel your body properly throughout the day. Make time in your schedule to eat a nutritious lunch full of protein, fruits and vegetables. Eating a nutrient packed lunch not only aids in fueling your mind and body to get you through the day, but also prevents a mid-day crash - something we both know you don’t have time for. Consider keeping your workspace fully stocked with healthy snacks to keep hunger pains at bay.
Protecting Your Eyes
We’ve all felt it, the strain and general discomfort of sitting in front of a computer for hours on end. Did you know that blue light emitted from computers, tablets, and smartphones contributes to digital eye strain? Simply put, overexposure to blue light is detrimental to your vision and overall health, especially for those who spend a majority of their day in front of a screen. Stylish and luxurious, Rebel Kin digital eyewear was designed with the female entrepreneur and digital hustler in mind because we don’t believe success should come with a health price tag. Our eyewear was created to block the necessary blue light coming from screens without affecting your vision. As a result, you can hustle harder, longer and stronger without feeling fatigued, and look ultra chic while you crush your business goals with ease.
Perfecting Your Posture
For those of us that spend a majority of the day sitting in front of a computer, you know all too well that the extended periods of time sitting can lead to some serious neck and back pain. Making simple tweaks and to perfect your posture not only allows you to work more efficiently with less fatigue, tension headaches, and shoulder strain; but it also improves your mood, productivity and self confidence. Create a user friendly workspace: seek out an ergonomic chair, adjust your computer screen to be eye level, rest your wrists on your desk, sit up straight, avoid slouching and keep your feet flat on the floor. If you are able, consider a standing desk to add some variety to your work day.
Manage Your Stress
Unfortunately in some shape or form stress at work is inevitable, but utilizing stress management techniques can make the world of difference in your physical, mental and emotional health. Implementing these strategies will help you crush your stress levels, and allow you to focus on being your best self. Start your day with a clean workspace. Organize your desk by neatly stacking or filing away your papers, wipe down your work surface and start fresh. Make a to do list to help you prioritize and tackle the day one task at a time to avoid getting overwhelmed. Consider minimizing distraction by turning your phone to do not disturb, or invest in a pair of noise cancelling headphones. Focus on what you can control and be your best self.