7 Easy Lifestyle Fixes That Can Improve Your Life

Your lifestyle habits are essential to your happiness

Victor Mong
7 min readAug 13, 2022


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Your lifestyle is a primary determinant of your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

We want to be happier, healthier, more productive and have a better quality of life. However, we frequently develop lifestyle habits that prevent us from living the life we want. Your life isn’t getting any better if you continue going in the opposite direction.

Here are lifestyle fixes that will get you back on track as quickly as possible.

What takes your attention takes your energy

Your attention determines the experiences you have, and the experiences you have determine the life you live. Rather than allow distractions to derail you, choose where you direct your attention at any given moment based on your priorities and goals.

Your attention and energy are so important to your mental health and productivity. You cannot be productive and manage stress better if you’re not serious about where you direct your attention.

Your attention dictates where our energy goes.

When you manage your attention, you can control distractions, become present in the moment, find flow, maximize focus, and unleash your genius.

You are constantly bombarded with noise and information, the majority of which is irrelevant. Your brain is aware of this, and it makes every effort to filter them out. Without it, you’ll be too distracted and mentally overburdened to do any meaningful work

So how do you manage your attention?

Practice selective attention. This is about being intentional instead of reactive. It’s about being able to consciously filter out activities that steal your attention and instead focus it on the activities you choose.

When you keep your attention, you also keep the energy to do deep work.

“Attention is a tangible measure of love. Whatever receives your time and attention becomes the center of gravity; the focus of your life. This is what we do…



Victor Mong

15x Top Writer // I research and write science-based advice on life, productivity & health // info.victormong@gmail.com