• MK

How To Start Living A Natural Lifestyle: 9 Easy Changes To Make

Updated: May 8

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How To Live A Natural Healthy Lifestyle

Living a natural lifestyle means many different things, depending on who you ask.

But at the core, those looking to start living a natural lifestyle want to create a better environment for their body, mind, and space.

And often not just for them personally, but for the world around them as well. Love it!

Does the whole "natural living" thing seem overwhelming to you?

You're not alone and no one can blame you— because it totally is overwhelming. Brands and people are constantly talking about how to do it and why it's important.

And I support that! But if you're new around here, my goal is to turn healthy living into simple, balanced, and affordable actions.

And natural living can definitely play a part in this.

So in this post, I'm going to share a few easy ways to start living a natural lifestyle that are actually attainable for the everyday person. They helped me and I hope they help you too!

What Is Living A Natural Life?

Living naturally can take many different forms, but there are definitely some general guidelines.

Here are some of the most important things that define natural living:

  • Choosing products with whole, non-synthetic ingredients (avoiding toxins)

  • Being mindful of the environment and waste production

  • Connecting with nature

  • Prioritizing sustainability

  • Appreciating and striving for simplicity

  • Being mindful of routines and habits

My favorite part about natural living is that it can kind of be what you make of it. Some of that list might make you scream "yaaass!" and some of it you might disagree with.

And there may be some things you consider to be living a natural lifestyle that you don't see on this list at all. (If so, comment below and let us hear them!)

For me personally, learning how to live naturally is

about feeling better physically, being mindful of the world around me, and finding calm and peace in life.

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You can be committed to living more naturally without removing every single gram of processed sugar from your life.

Take it slow, learn how to form healthy habits that matter, and treat natural living as a journey, not a destination. Developing habits for longer-term natural living means taking things slow and enjoying the journey.

The Benefits of Living a Natural Lifestyle

If you want to know how to live a natural healthy lifestyle, start by finding your own reasons for choosing to live more naturally.

It's your life and your journey!

Although everyone considers living life more naturally for their own reasons, here are some of the big benefits that you should know about:

  • Safer Products- If the food and products you use and consume contain chemicals, synthetic materials, or other harmful ingredients, they could be harmful to your health. Using more natural products can help protect you and make you feel better.

  • Helps the Environment- Many actions of natural living decrease waste and pollution and contribute to a higher appreciation of the place we call home.

  • Peace and Mental Wellness- It might not be a cure-all, but learning to spend time with nature, use fewer electronics, eat wholesome nutrition, and other features of natural living can help you relax and process life easier.

Life is pretty...for lack of a better word... manufactured.

What I mean is that there's a lot less natural stuff going on, simply because that's the way we get stuff done.