Balance

Welcome to week 4!

Tip #1: Meal Prep

Once the semester begins and life gets busy, it is important to ensure that you are fueling your body with healthy and nutritious food! Meal prepping is a great way to save money, reduce stress and save time and energy throughout the week! Check out the following meal prep resources to get started!

F45 Challenge App

Meal Prep Workouts

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Tip #2: Staying Active

Staying active is a great way to keep healthy and clear your mind during busy and stressful times. There are many different ways to incorporate activity into your daily life including walks, yoga, online workouts, and sports! Check out some of the resources below for more ways to keep active!

Check out McMaster Pulse Instagram for weekly class schedules

28 Day At-Home Workout Challenge for Beginners

YouTube Workout Videos

Tip #3: Motivation

Motivation is critical! When we are motivated, our tasks and responsibilities tend to take less time to complete, we tend to avoid procrastination, and we approach tasks with a much more positive attitude. Try to put a stronger emphasis on motivation and figure out what helps you stay motivated throughout the year. Check out the resources below for more tips on motivation and goal setting to set yourself up to thrive this school year.

Top 20 Motivation Hacks How to Get Motivated to Student 25 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

Personal Goal Setting Guide to Setting and Achieving Goals

Tip #4: Mindfulness

As life gets busy, we often get caught up in our responsibilities and everything going on around us. It is especially important to take time out of our busy schedules to practice mindfulness to decrease stress and anxiety, increase focus and improve our overall well-being. For mindfulness tips and to learn more about the benefits of mindfulness check out the following resources.

Benefits of Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness?

Getting Started with Mindfulness

5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

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