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Rick Shawart

 

Heya people, this is Rick! I'm a fitness enthusiast, traveler brimming with wanderlust, musician and active sports player. So basically, I've got a lot to tell you guys! And my website is full of information about random, yet essential information topics – which I feel everyone should know about. So yes, stay tuned!

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Reasons why you need to travel alone:

Travelling is one of the greatest things you can do in your life. It lets you figure out who you are and helps you figure out your inner personality. It relieves your stress and makes you forget about the hectic world out there and helps you to realise who you are and what you want to do in life. There are many reasons why people travel, and there is something special about travelling alone. If you have never travelled alone the following are some of the reasons why you should be travelling alone:

Helps you figure out who you really are:

If you are a person who is always surrounded with people, you need to get out of your comfort zone and see how it feels to live when there is no one around you. When you are surrounded by so many people you really can’t figure out whom you really are, your judgments will be altered by the ones near you. Spending time by yourself can help you understand who you are and it also gives you enough time to think about your future and what you really want to do in life.

Helps you meet new people:

When you travel as a group, you usually tend to mingle only with the people you came with. Even though you are in a totally new place and you have so many opportunities to meet new people, you decide to stay with your group and try not to mingle with anyone in the foreign place. When you travel alone is left with no option other than to talk with people who are complete strangers. Even if you are too shy, you will be put in a situation where you will make to ask someone something.

Makes you independent:

Travelling alone will make you independent. If you feel that you are always dependent on others, you will have to take some time out of our busy schedule and try to go somewhere all by yourself. When you travel alone, you will be bound to do things all by yourself. Being independent will help you deal with things better and help you make better decisions.

Cost effective trip:

When you travel alone, you will have the ability to spend less when compared to travelling as a group. When you travel alone, you don’t have to heed to others needs and spend extra for places where the group wants to visit. If you don’t like visiting a particular place, you don’t have to go to that place when you travel alone. Travelling alone helps you figure out who you really are and it helps you realise that you really don’t need anyone to depend on all the time. You will become stronger as a person, and you will also enjoy your time alone.

How to lead a healthy lifestyle:

One can be healthy by eating right for a day or doing exercises for a few days but to have a healthy lifestyle one has to change the way they are living completely. You need to choose to healthy all the time, you need to choose to care about your physical health, and you need to make that as your daily routine. You will have to improve your hygiene and various other habits which will help you lead a healthy lifestyle. You cannot expect to bring about a change in your lifestyle in just a day, it is a gradual process, and you will be able to achieve it only when you commit to it. The following are some of the ways in which you can lead a healthy life:

Decide to eat right:

You might be a person whose whole world is filled with fast food and other unhealthy fatty foods. If you are such a person, you will be facing a lot of trouble in the future. Life can get quite hard if you continue to eat unhealthy food items. When you decide to eat right, you need to control yourself, and you shouldn’t eat food which will pose a risk to your life. Try to eat fresh fruits and vegetables as they have good nutrients and minerals which are necessary for your body. You also need to make sure that your body receives a balanced diet so that all the nutrients are supplied to your body in the right amount. Include a lot of omega-3 fat in your diet as it helps you decrease the risk of heart diseases.

Get your body in shape:

Exercising every day is not an easy thing to do. Not everyone has the willpower to get up every day and exercise. If you are a beginner, you can start with gentle exercises, and you can do that by stretching your arms and legs. Once you get comfortable with the basic exercises, you can plan to exercise harder and focus of exercises which will help you shape your body. Try to exercise at least 30 minutes a day. You can also consider jogging or walking for a little while as it really helps you battle heart diseases.

Try to get out of addictions:

We all know that smoking cigar and drinking alcohol can cause harm to our lives, but we still do it. It is fine if you occasionally drink once a while but smoking tobacco can kill you. You tend to get addicted to these habits, and you will not be able to get out of it quite easily. It is better to stay out of it right at the beginning as it can be very difficult at the later stages in life.

How to keep yourself healthy:

Being healthy is quite important to lead a normal life in today’s world. Every day we are so much concerned about our work and other things and barely have the time to take care of ourselves. We skip our breakfast, grab the fast food which is sold on the road, don’t exercise but somehow end up complaining that we feel tired the whole time. Poor eating habits will increase your risks for various diseases. If you are wondering how to get healthy continue reading to get some tips on how to be healthy:

Drink plenty of water:

Water can do so much more than you can possibly think. It flushes the toxins in your body and also serves as a great medium to transfer nutrients. Try to drink water as much as possible instead of other drinks which are filled with sugars. An adult should consume at least 3 to 4 liters of water every day. If you do not keep yourself hydrated all the day, your brain might not function properly. Drinking less water can actually alter your mood and wellbeing.

Eating right:

There is a huge difference between eating to fill our stomach and eating a balanced diet. Most of us lead a busy life and care very little about what we eat. When we get hungry, we look for the food which is tasty and also easily available and end up eating unhygienic food. One should make it a point to eat at least one fruit a day. Include lots of vegetables in your diet so that you will be able to get all the nutrients.

Exercises daily:

Yes, you must exercise daily. The lifestyles we lead these days have made us sloppy and lazy. If you want to stay healthy, it is a must that you need to exercise for at least 30 minutes a day. Try to get some physical exercise wherever possible. For example, you can take the stairs at work instead of the lift or if you happen to go to a nearby shop, try to walk instead of taking your vehicle. Try to go outside and play with your dog or your friends instead of sitting in front of the television.

Have a healthy mind:

One cannot be called healthy if he/she is not mentally well. You might have a perfect body, but if your mind is not well, you cannot be considered as a healthy person. If you have problems which need to be sorted out, try to sit down and take it slow. Get help from friends and family, or you can even visit a psychologist and ask for advice. If you feel lonely, try to go out and get together with a couple of friends to take your mind off your hectic daily schedule.

How to become a good sports person?

To become a sports person one really has to have the passion and desire to be dedicated to doing what they do. Becoming good at sports is something which requires skills, talent, hard work, and character. You also require a lot of patience and respect to the sport you are playing. As a sports player, the desire to become the best at your game is what will get you to the top. The following are some of the tips on how you can become a good sports player:

Get a grip on where you are:

Before you become a sportsperson try to understand where you are right now. Understand who you will be in the future and if you are passionate about sports to take it up as your career. Try to read and do a lot of research. If you are planning to take it as your career in the future, you need to figure out if you will be able to get the right coach who will be able to guide you through the entire process. Analyse your strengths and weakness and focusing on improving on areas where you need to become a bit better.

Set clear goals:

Once you have set your mind on becoming a sports person you need to set your goals. Without a goal, you will be directionless, and you wouldn’t know where to go. Take a piece of paper and write down both short and long-term goals. See how you can achieve your goals and plan your time accordingly. Define a significant process and try to stick to that process.

Practise all the time:

To become a good sports person you need to utilise all your time and keep practising whenever possible. You might be very talented, but all that talent can go waste if you do not practice. Only when you practise, you will learn all the tricks and moves. Efficiency can be built only with hard work and practice.

Find a good coach:

It is quite hard to actually find a good coach who will train you into becoming a sports person. If you happen to find a good coach, try to learn as much as possible from him/her. Your coach will already know a lot about the sport, and thus your coach will be able to help you with a lot of things.

Build confidence:

You cannot become a good sports person if you don’t have enough confidence. Even if you are pretty good at what you do if you don’t have the confidence while playing the sport you will end up losing the same. You need to know how to own the game even when you are still a beginner, and that can be possible only when you are confident about what you do.