Massage treatments used to be considered luxury items. Today, instead of categorizing massage as a pampering item, instead it is a way to take charge of your health and wellness through positively contributing to your mind/body connection. To help you make each and every day the best it can be, paying attention to work-life balance and investing in taking care of you can go a long way. To foster intentional wellness, here are several items you can incorporate into your regular routine to set yourself up for success:
To achieve a calm and more grounded environment, de-cluttering is a great way to keep stress levels down. If you find yourself surrounded by stacks of paperwork, in a disaster zone instead of a kitchen, or in a messy bathroom, notice the emotional repercussions from existing in such a space then take action. Start with something small and work your way through one task at a time. De-cluttering and removing any excessive unnecessary items is a great way to help calm your mind!
Catching up with an old friend, calling a family member, or reaching out to someone is an excellent way to cool your stress jets. By talking through some of life’s obstacles and taking the time to weigh your feelings, renewing your sense of interconnectedness can nurture your mental wellness.
As adults, it’s easy to get bogged down with the day-to-day tasks of life. To help yourself grow, sometimes it’s best to get out of your comfort zone. Whether this means taking a drive, enrolling in a cooking class, learning a language or new skill, or something else, getting into a new and sometimes uncomfortable space can help the regular stressors in your life diminish and enrich your sense of accomplishment.
An integral component to living well, exercise also can deliver a boost to your mood while producing “feel-good” hormones. Even on your busiest days, setting aside time to exercise is key in helping you feel like your best self.
Taking the extra steps to set yourself up for success like drinking enough water, going to sleep at a reasonable hour, skipping that third cup of caffeine, and eating well are ways you can send a message to yourself that you are worth it. Intentional wellness takes a shift in your mind to stay on a path to build a happier and healthier you!