How I Get Sh*t Done: Isabella Lynden

In need of some sunshine in this winter weather? Today on HIGSD, we’re bringing you Australian sunshine to you with content creator Isabella Lynden. With over 19,000 followers on Instagram, Isabella is all about health, fitness and travel! Her epic food pics will make you want to move there (i know they make me want too!) Check out how Isabella starts her day, what inspires her to create content for social media, and her favourite way to get her fitness on! 

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It’s your average day- what does your morning routine look like?

I will usually wake up at 6am and head for a walk along the beach first thing in the morning. I love to do my cardio in the morning to get myself going and start the day with a clear head. My breakfast go-to at the minute is oats, vegan vanilla protein, almond milk and mixed berries. Very simple but keeps me super full for long and is a great kick for my metabolism. I will then shower, get ready and head to work at 8am. 

What’s your favourite way to get your sweat on? 

I LOVE to exercise. It’s my favourite way to switch off and focus on myself. As mentioned before I love to do my cardio in the mornings and will do strength training in the afternoon. I also love to head down to my local F45 studio when I have time. Around 6pm I will usually head to the gym where I love to push myself to get stronger and fitter. I will usually finish off each session with yoga or a stretching session. 

What’s your favourite kind of content to create? 

I love anything and everything flat lays! I love the challenge of pairing together products to entice viewers to the image and help them relate to a product. I love that content creation is NEVER the same and is a rapidly changing environment. I love working with different briefs for companies and understanding consumer behaviour and how/why they purchase products to create images around this research. 

You have over 19,000 followers on Instagram, what do you love about the community aspect of Instagram? 

I love how everyone comes together to inspire one another and work on projects together. Everyone is always willing to help each other and connect to share ideas. It is a very collaborative community and I love being a part of it! 

How do you like to unwind after a long week? 

I try not to work on the weekends but sometimes briefs need to be met which will lead to me having to work.  However, it is always necessary for me to decompress and unwind before Monday comes around again. I love to clean my house to create a clear space so I can fully relax. I will usually go for a walk to clear my head and unwind. I’m very fortunate to live 2 minutes from the beach so I love getting out into the fresh air and have the ocean next to me. I will sometimes also meditate or do yoga.  

You recently moved to Sydney, Australia right? What is your favourite thing about living there? 

Yes I did! I was fortunate enough to receive a full-time position in social media marketing and content creation! I love how much there is to do here! Always a new café or location to visit, a million different beaches and the people are so lovely and welcoming! I love that everyone is very motivated and driven and it inspires me every day. 

What’s your bedtime routine look like? 

I will usually come home from work, take off my makeup then jump into the shower. I will use a daily cleanser, then a serum, eye cream and a night moisturizer. I will also do a face mask twice a week. I’m currently loving the range from Image skincare – they are amazing! I will then make dinner and relax by watching Netflix or Youtube videos with a peppermint tea. I usually fall asleep around 9:30pm.  

What’s something you want people to know about you that they might not know? 

My passion to inspire and help others achieve their goals. I have created a lifestyle for myself that I absolutely love and want to help others achieve their dreams and make them realize that they are capable of whatever they put their mind to.  

What does Healthy is Hot mean to you? 

It means to embrace who you are and what you’ve got! Don’t be afraid to share the raw, natural and healthy you because it’s Hot! 

Follow Isabella on Instagram: @isabellalynden