It’s all about taking small, sustainable steps to change your life for the better. That’s the most important thing when it comes to health. There’s no point in changing something for a week and then going back to where you started. It's all about the journey – though that might also mean that you take a few steps back on your way forward. It’s so important that we look at health holistically.
When I exercise, my activity syncs with AIA Vitality – so I earn points whenever I work out. I’ve been exercising in the morning for a long time now, it’s like brushing my teeth. Even on the days when I don’t wake up feeling motivated, it doesn’t matter – it’s a routine.
Apart from that, I also make sure I get my daily steps in. AIA Vitality sets daily activity targets that are a great little nudge on those days where I might be falling a bit short.
The different levels of incentives within the program are geared towards keeping you going. There are smaller weekly goals, and larger long-term ones. It keeps you motivated, and more importantly, it keeps you accountable (plus the rewards don’t hurt either).