5 Tips To Improve Your Well Being While On The Road
1: Eat More Than Three Meals A Day
It's more than okay to eat more than three meals a day. In fact, doctors and scientists alive prefer it! The thing you need to remember at every meal though is how to master portion control.
Overeating is not going to help a trucker out on the road. A greasy, heavy meal will make the driver feel groggy and sleepy. Which could potentially be a huge hazard for other drivers as well as said truck driver.
2: Eat A Full Breakfast Every Morning
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. They're not wrong either. Breakfast helps kick start our metabolism and give us the energy to start the day. Eating a lot of healthy foods such as eggs, fruit, vegetables and whole grain bread are incredibly healthy for you and will keep you energized for a long time.
3: Cook For Yourself When Possible
Eating out is the quickest way to spend your whole paycheck before you even get it. Restaurants and fast food options quickly add up and can make it less feasible in comparison to the time and nutrition involved with home cooked lunches and dinners.
4. Know What You're Eating
Sometimes when you go to the truck stop, it's hard to maneuver through the buffets and find something wholesome and healthy, something that will give you some essential nutrients. As time goes on more and more truck stops are now offering healthier options for meals. Instead of the typical burgers and fries.
5. Keep Constant Contact With Family And Loved Ones.
The quickest way to get "Road depression" is to isolate yourself from everyone you know. I know that driving and talking on the phone is illegal, But you can grab a cheap Bluetooth earpiece for $19.99 CAD.
The reason keeping in contact is important is that for a lot of people when the mind is allowed to wander is can have devastating effects on the personal experience the trauma involved with isolation.