How to live a happy and healthy lifestyle on a tight budget

Keep healthy on a budget
How to live a happy and healthy lifestyle on a tight budget

Some people argue that to lead a healthy and happy lifestyle, you need a large budget. Contrary to this belief, you can save a lot through a healthy lifestyle, and when you are healthy, chances are that your happiness increases. Here is how you can live a happy and healthy lifestyle without having to break the bank.


Exercise helps keep you fit and sheds those extra calories that cause your body health problems. Experts recommend that we should exercise for at least thirty minutes a day, if we are to keep high blood pressure, diabetes and other lifestyle-related diseases at bay.

Many people may dismiss this idea as they don’t have enough cash to join up to gyms and fitness clubs which would guarantee such results, or they’re so busy making ends meets that they may not have time to exercise. All these are excuses only validate unhealthy lifestyles, but the truth of the matter is, you don’t need to be rich to exercise and keep healthy. You don’t also have to be working a flexible job in order to exercise and lead a healthy life, it all boils down to planning and prioritising.

You can take up walking in the park as part of your one hour workout, combine this with a series of sit-ups and push-ups every day. This is no different to somebody who has spent an hour in the gym, the only difference is they have spent money to be there. By using alternative exercise options you’ll have shed those extra pounds, kept fit and healthy at a very low cost.

Avoiding habits that drive you to overspending

When you’re engaged in exercising, whether in a gym with a group of people, or walking and working out in a park, you’re spending time and money prudently. You’re utilising time that could have been spend impulse buying or spending money with friends, instead you are doing something that has a positive effect on your body as well as your bank account

With these and other activities, you’ll not only be living a healthy and happy life but also saving money now and in the future.


Disclaimer: The above information is general in nature and not intended to be advice. You should consider seeking professional advice before following any suggestions in this blog/website.