A Mintel survey has found that 60% of millennials perceive their generation as the most health-conscious among any other generation. They don’t enjoy food with artificial ingredients are lean towards more organic foods. Additionally, it was found that 76% of millennials exercise regularly, with some spending thousands of dollars on gym memberships.
It’s safe enough to say that millennials are the king of wellness when compared to other generations. They are more conscious of what they eat, they lean more towards exercising, and on top of it all, they enjoy what they are doing. All of these things make them feel good. However, there are some activities that they are missing that they might enjoy. Don’t miss out on these activities and make your new year start with a bang.
Millennials love exercising. They also enjoy the great outdoors. So why not combine both?
Green exercise is considered to be any physical activity done in the presence of nature. This includes trekking in a national park, mountain biking, walking around a neighborhood garden, and more are considered to be green exercise. The best part about green exercise is that it’s super healthy.
We are all aware that simple exercises like walking can help prevent chronic diseases. Studies have shown that interacting with nature can have positive effects on a person’s mental state. Combine these, and you have an exercise in where you benefit all parts of your body. Green exercise is known to positively affect both mind and body, preventing diseases like diabetes and increasing your self-esteem.
You might think that it’s hard right now because of the pandemic, but a simple trip to the nearest park or a walk in the grocery store can really make a difference. So give it a try and consider integrating them into your current lifestyle.
Healthier and Cleaner Living
Millennials tend to be messy, both physically and mentally. Some would spend ridiculous amounts of time on Netflix or their phones. By doing so, they would forget the world around them, leaving their rooms cluttered and their whole apartment a mess. This is not entirely their fault.
Millennials are the most stressed-out generation. They are also the generation that was introduced to technology, making them prone to procrastination. However, this shouldn’t mean that their place should be cluttered all the time.
Spring cleaning is right around the corner, and it’s time to get your things in order. Investing in someone to do your spring cleaning is a good choice, as this can give you more time to do other things. However, it should be something you should do a couple of times in your life. The thought of clutter will stress you out more. A messy living space will make you go crazy. The best thing you can do is clean. Cleaning can release hormones that help you de-stress. It can also give you the mental fortitude that you have control over your life. It is a necessary lifestyle choice to make things right. If you want to live a less stressful life, then doing the next spring cleaning should be on top of your list.
Meditation is a powerful mindfulness exercise that could change your life. Much like cleaning, meditation can help you de-stress and place you in a place of peacefulness for a few minutes.
The act of meditation can help you keep a healthy mind. It can keep you alert and ready for life’s challenges. The idea is to help change your mental orientation about yourself. You might have developed a lot of stress at work or might have pushed yourself over the limit. These things can create a negative view of life and yourself. Meditation can help flush that out and make you feel like a new person again.
Giving yourself five-minutes of each day to meditate can make a difference each day. You’ll start to notice that your mind is quieter and more concentrated on the task at hand, instead of wandering around and thinking of lonely thoughts. As a millennial with many tasks to do every day, meditation can help you live your life at your own pace and help you avoid procrastination. It can give you peace, even for just a moment in time.
Life in 2021 will be a tough one, especially for millennials looking for a healthier way to live. The pandemic has everyone couped up in their homes with not much to do. However, these activities can easily be integrated into your life even with the pandemic still around. Ultimately, these activities aim to lead you to a better lifestyle this coming year.