Many people assume that professional image is the only contributing factor to one’s personal brand. Granted, I have written about many different aspects which contribute to budding professionalism and aspiring entrepreneurs, but this is by far the most important contributing factor next to one’s public disposition.
The key to having a healthy brand is having a healthy self. Making little improvements in your lifestyle can dramatically change how you perceive yourself and how others perceive your brand. Think about the following ways that you can live healthier, and see if they can work for you.
Research shows that positive attitude helps build a healthier immune system and boosts overall health. Your body believes what you think, so just as you have to convince others of your abilities, so too must you convince your body of itself.
Aiming for roughly 5 servings of vegetables or fruits each day leads to a reduction in harmful diseases, as well as helps prevent colds and the traditional “under the weather” feeling. Think of it like this: the less sick days that you take, the more time you have to work on your brand!
Eating Throughout the Day
Keeping your mind and your body constantly energized is an absolute necessity in promoting a healthier brand. An active self means an active approach to everything that you do, and in this case your brand. Taking the time to healthily snack during the day will instantly pay off.
Fun fact: daily exercise actually keeps you younger longer! Your body, that is. Daily exercise has shown to improve eyesight, normalize blood pressure, improve lean muscle, lower cholesterol, and improve bone density. Some studies conclude that even 10 minutes of general exercise can make all the difference.
A Good Day’s Relaxation
However you choose to interpret this, whether it be sleep, meditation or both, relaxation during the day or after a long time at the office will help keep you focused and less stressed. We all know how stressful building a business and a brand can be, so why not pick up on some meditative exercises or get to bed a little earlier?
Check out these 8 ways you can make meditation easy (and somewhat fun!). You can incorporate meditation into your daily routine – whether it be exercise or relaxation – and it will definitely make you into a better, calmer person.
I hope these tips can help you become a healthier entrepreneur & business owner.