Elegant ways to stay motivated in the longest month of the year

How To Stay Motivated…

December is often an exciting month where elegant fashion and parties involve going all out in treating yourself to fun and celebrations. But soon after December, you find yourself in January, what feels like the longest month of the year. The new month can be pretty stressful and frustrating once the novelty of “It’s 2022!” wears off, so you need to pick yourself up and get back to your level-up efforts.

Like most people, you probably have made new year’s resolutions to level up your life both professionally and personally.

The problem is that it can be quite challenging to push yourself into the right trajectory when the parties are over, and the joyous dress-up celebrations have ended. And unless you take deliberate steps to reboot your enthusiasm, you may end up wasting the entire month and year by giving up on your promises of a more elegant year for yourself.

But don’t worry; there are specific tips and tricks you can integrate into your routine to get yourself ready to conquer this winter.

Here are some things to keep in mind when trying to reboot your focus on your elegant level-up journey:

Your Dressing Code

Many people don’t realize that their mood and behavior can easily be influenced by the way they dress. It’s like how a doctor’s coat, a judge’s robe, or a pilot’s uniform, clothes makes a statement about who the wearer is. When you dress as the elegant you that you want to make a statement, and you’ll start feeling and behaving like the you that you want to be. Put on your favorite workout outfit, and you’ll feel a little more motivated to hit the gym. The way you dress can affect your mood or portray it, and that is why you should go for clothes that make you feel upbeat.

Change Your Diet

Deciding to change your diet from unhealthy foods to something more nourishing can be all it takes for you to change your entire mindset. But, of course, you don’t have to give up all your favorite dishes at once. Instead, take baby steps. Change your breakfast dish to include healthy fruits and add more vegetables to your meals. Cut down on junk food and focus more on eating healthy. Within a few days, you’ll find yourself feeling more energetic.

Rethink Your Sleeping Routine

Sleep comes naturally, and a lot of times, we humans take it for granted. Some people tend to sleep late and wake up quite early. Others sleep for extremely long hours, which can still hurt your enthusiasm. While asleep, you rejuvenate both physically and mentally. But this can only be effective if you are getting a healthy amount of rest. If you only sleep for a short time, you’ll end up feeling fatigued during the day. Most healthy adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep, so aim for that.

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Anna Bey is an educator in the elegant feminine empowerment space and the founder of an online finishing school for women. She can confidently call herself a pioneer in this genre because she was the first to be sharing content in this niche since 2012.

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Anna Bey is an expert on Modern Elegance™, upscale transformations, and leveling up, with over 150 million channel views. Since 2012, she has taught women how to develop a more refined personal presence and lifestyle inside the Anna Bey Academy, where she hosts her various classes and courses. Her publication features include The Times UK, Newsweek, New York Post, Cosmopolitan, and many more.


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