- 1. Stop eat all harmful food
- 2. Don’t smoke
- 3. Save (or restore) the relationship with parents, brothers and sisters
- 4.Always use sunscreen
- 5. Do sports regularly
- 6. Start to save money
- 7. Learn to appreciate everything you have
- 8. Stop to reserve all doings for future
- 9. Follow the regime of the day
- 10. Keep your teeth in normal
- 11. Start to collect impressions, not money
- 12. Be involved in charity
- 13. Conquer all your fears
- 14. Read at least 10 books a year
- 15. Travel as much as you can
- 16. Learn to meditate
- 17. Find yourself
- 18. Keep a diary
- 19. Have your own, native home
- 20. Start to appreciate friendship
When a person reaches thirty, it begins a very interesting and important period in his life. It’s a time for foundation of your future life. So it’s necessary to take simple and concrete actions, don’t regret the wasted time and missed opportunities.
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1. Stop eat all harmful food
At early years our tastes of food are determined by our family. But in 30 years it’s time to include the brain and understand, that correct nutrition has direct connection with your state of health and longevity. It’s time to stop having a snack, eat pizza and hot dogs, drink beer and cola.
2. Don’t smoke
If you haven’t started smoking to 30 years, then don’t do it in the future in any case. If you already have this addiction, then it’s the time to quit. It’s hard to imagine a more harmful and stupid hobby, which damages the health and shortens life. Also it is expensive and smells awful!
3. Save (or restore) the relationship with parents, brothers and sisters
Almost everybody of us had youth mistakes in the past – quarreled with relatives, stopped to communicate with the closest. But later comes the understanding that the most important thing in everyone’s life – is a family, and all of these storms, revolutions and beliefs come and go. So it’s time to restore the broken connection until it will be too late…
4.Always use sunscreen
Sun is harmful for your skin. Research shows that some types of skin cancer are most common among blacks. In addition, this disease in the majority of cases is detected at a late stage, that confirms obligation of sunscreen once more.
5. Do sports regularly
Up to 30 years all people are relatively healthy. After 30 – healthy only those, who pays attention to this and exercises regularly. Don’t be lazy to do exercises, run, swim and and move in all possible ways!
6. Start to save money
Save money, even little by little. Yes, this advice seems boring, banal and non-sexual, but it is really necessary. Now you have work, money, but you working form will start to fall, so all savings will be helpful.
7. Learn to appreciate everything you have
One of the basic skills that you need for a happy life – is to learn to enjoy what you have and stop to be sorry for anything. Yes, this approach reduces your chances of becoming a millionaire, but you will live a peaceful happy life. What is more valuable to you? It’s your decision.
8. Stop to reserve all doings for future
Do you want to build a house? Want children? Buy a car? Learn to play the guitar? Get better education? Change your workplace? It’s time to start this today. No, after thirty, too, life doesn’t end, but then it will be harder and harder to start something new.
9. Follow the regime of the day
10. Keep your teeth in normal
Let everyone who reads this point, the old man or old woman dream with dentures in a glass. Unlike other organs, teeth always bring more problems. Now run to the dentist and make your teeth in order!
11. Start to collect impressions, not money
Your personality is the sum of experiences and memories. One day you wake up and realize that all your belongings have no meaning and value. Only your memories and impressions will not lose any values over time and will always with you.
12. Be involved in charity
13. Conquer all your fears
If you would like to jump with a parachute, to conquer the mountain top, to participate in competitions or make a declaration of love to that girl – now this is the best moment! Do you want to sit and feel sorry for all your life, because you didn’t dare now?
14. Read at least 10 books a year
Not enough? Begin with such amount, it’s not bad, only if the books are correct. And then, perhaps, you will enter into the taste of reading every day!
15. Travel as much as you can
“I spent most of my life in front of TV and a monitor!” – it’s so sad perspective, is not it? If you don’t want these words were about your reality, you need as much as possible break out of the circle of daily routine and begin to travel. There is no better way to gain new experiences and impressions. And give your brain to rest.
16. Learn to meditate
Sport makes your body in order, and meditation performs roughly the same functions, but for your mind and mental health. The benefits of meditation are confirmed by numerous scientific studies, so there is no mysticism or religion. Just daily cleaning procedure for your sole and mind!
17. Find yourself
When you are 20 years, you try to show your coolness and independence in every way, but in fact painfully worry about each view at your side. In 30 years, you shouldn’t compare yourself with others and begin to be leaded by your own opinion.
18. Keep a diary
If you haven’t already done it, now it is the time. You have something to remember, to share and to dream about. It’s a true, that many memories will be erased in future years, so try to fix all thoughts, photo, presents on paper or Internet blog.
19. Have your own, native home
Yes, this is a complex issue, especially in our conditions. Nevertheless, every person needs a place where he will seek to return and he rightfully can call home.
20. Start to appreciate friendship
At the age of thirty, as a rule, many of us have well-tried best friends, who are not afraid of any trouble. Appreciate this friendship, keep it and develop. Probably, you can’t find such people due to new site of your life. And, of course, being older it’s harder get along with people.
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