A tricky thing can happen when we work on our mental health and mindset. Sometimes, our body does not agree. This happens in cases where trauma is still alive and present through the body’s signals. Things like tension, anxiety and even high blood pressure can be signs of a somatic or body-based component to your mindset and mental health work. Using movement, specifically mindful movement, can be a direct and powerful way to awaken awareness.
It’s no secret that many Americans don’t get enough sleep. Good sleep is vital for our physical and mental health. If you don’t sleep well, your body can’t function as it should, leaving you prone to making mistakes and even certain illnesses. Creating an effective bedtime routine is one of the best ways to sleep better and enjoy quality sleep every night. Bedtime routines involve making simple changes to help relax your body and mind before bed.
Have you ever stopped to listen to your thoughts? Do you even know what you’re thinking about and, more importantly, how you look at things? Are you always focusing on the negative, or do you believe in silver linings? Depending on your thinking, you can quickly determine whether you have a scarcity or abundance mindset.
Setting boundaries can be difficult. There’s so much to do, and oftentimes you might find it hard to say no, whether that’s due to fear of missing out or because you don’t want to let people down. But setting boundaries can change your life for the better. Let’s see how boundaries can help you live a healthier and happier life.
If you have a loved one with anxiety, you might be wondering if there’s anything you can get for them as a way to show your support, especially if you can’t be with them all the time. Besides actually being there for someone, listening to them, and being a good friend, here are 10 calming anxiety gifts for someone with anxiety (or gifts for yourself :)). #anxiety #anxietygifts #giftsforanxiety #stress #stressrelief #reducestress #anxious #wellness
When life gets busy, as it often does, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and unable to focus. That’s why it’s a good idea to practice effective time management skills, regardless of what’s going on at work or at home. I know that when things get hairy for me, it’s incredibly helpful to sit down and prioritize my tasks by making a to-do list. Here, I’ll share some of the advantages of making a to-do list of your own, along with some other smart and healthy lifestyle habits worth adopting.
Did you know that happy people do a few things differently that make all the difference in their happiness? Happiness really just comes down to a few different attitudes and habits and ways of seeing the world. All it takes is a few changes in attitude and habit. :smiley: Here are 10 things happy people do differently that make all the difference in their mood.
Working on your mental health can be difficult; sometimes just trying to overcome anxiety can give you anxiety. That’s why it can help to start small and remember you don’t have to fix everything in one step. Once you commit to taking your time, it’s easier to relax and take the edge off. It’s worth the effort of learning these exercises and giving them a try because they can make a real difference in your day-to-day life.
When you dream about greatness, is part of that dream feeling comfortable, sitting on the beach, and sipping a drink? I hate to break it to you, but you don’t become great by getting comfortable. Greatness happens when you get up early and slay dragons. Look at great athletes and public figures—do you think they focus on personal comfort? What is the difference between being motivated and being uncomfortable?
Love comes in many forms, types, and intensities. For example, you might love someone temporarily, then fall out of love with them later due to incompatibility. In other cases, you may love someone no matter what they do or no matter what they may think. This is technically an example of unconditional love: a kind of love that you give or receive without extra conditions.
How we start our day is essential. But sometimes, it can be challenging to feel good about the day ahead when there’s a lot on your plate. It’s easy to dismiss time for yourself in the morning. Things come up, and you have errands to run, maybe a family to take care of, and more that takes away from your “you time.” Though it might seem challenging to manage your fear, let’s check out ways to reduce stress in the morning to make your day better.
The importance of socializing to our well-being is a bitter pill to swallow for many people, especially introverts. But the truth is, maintaining healthy social relationships is crucial for your well-being. Once you learn how to improve your social health, you will know how to communicate better, or how to cool off after a tough week. You can achieve all of this through social wellness. Read on to learn more about social health and its importance.
Let go of everything that once held you back. Let go of feeling like you should be farther along than you are now. Let go of trying to rush things, and just believe in the process instead. Here’s how to let go of control and just trust. #selfhelp #personaldevelopment #resilient #lifeadvice #personalgrowth #mentalhealth #wellness #selfgrowth #changeyourlife #letgo #lettinggo
Looking to declutter but don't want to get rid of perfectly good stuff? Check out the new Use It Up Challenge! This approach involves making the most of unused items in your space, so you can eliminate them without throwing things away. This method is creative, engaging, and exciting - perfect for anyone who wants a clutter-free home without all the stress. Give it a try today!
In times of difficulty, you might draw power and energy from motivational quotes from other women who have faced similar challenges. Women ranging from Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Gloria Steinem to Emma Watson have a lot to say that can help women achieve their goals like never before. Today, look at some powerful inspirational quotes for women so you can draw on their timeless wisdom and focus when you need it most.
On the surface, perfectionism can seem like the perfect trait that increases your chances of succeeding. But perfectionism often leads to self-defeating thoughts and destructive behaviors without realizing it. Excessive self-praise is also a result of perfectionism, where you strive for perfection out of feelings of failure or inadequacy. The downsides of perfectionism are often not apparent until you take a step back and analyze how your pursuit of perfection has been holding you back.
Do you feel bogged down by the clutter in your life? Feeling like you can't take another step until everything is organized and just perfect? This is more common than you think, but there IS a way out. In this article, we'll explore the causes of clutter and how to overcome them through decluttering your space. Are you ready for a change? Let's do this!