Healthy Lifestyle Habits

Though there is always room to improve in being better stewards of our lives, these healthy life are considered foundational elements of a healthy lifestyle.

Don’t get discouraged. This isn’t something that you’re meant to accomplish in a year. It may take up to 5 years, and that’s ok. Just make sure as you set your annual goals that they incorporate a few of the below habits.


  • Save for taxes with no surprises at year
  • Established estate plan that includes: a will, living will, and power of attorney
  • Savings for 3 months of expenses
  • Investment portfolio (real estate, stock market, etc)
  • Positive net worth
  • Home owner
  • No credit card debt
  • Actively using a personal budget


  • Established health and balanced eating habits
  • Exercising 3x a week for 30 minutes
  • Morning and evening routine


  • Core group of 3-7 friends
  • Regular rhythm of dates with spouse
  • Regular rhythm of spending 1-on-1 time with kids
  • Healthy and frequent intimacy with spouse


  • Each room of the house is gone through and decluttered each year
  • The home is a place of peace and serenity


  • Giving back in the community/involved in charitable organization
  • You have an career where value is reciprocated between you, your employer, and colleagues


  • Established a core purpose and values
  • There is an individual who holds you morally and ethically accountable
  • Actively involved in a spiritual community


  • Daily morning routine
  • Daily evening routine
  • Daily journal that includes reflection, introspection, and gratitude
  • Weekly evaluation
  • Monthly evaluation
  • Quarterly planning
  • Annual planning


  • Take an annual vacation
  • You have prioritized and scheduled time for relaxation
  • You are going to a social event once a month
  • You engage in some for of entertainment weekly
  • You have a hobby


  • You have preparedness gear
  • You are actively honing a skillset weekly
  • You have an intentional time management system
  • You are spending time learning weekly via book, audible, or video