Ways to Get More Self Care into Your Life

Ensuring that you are getting the right level of self-care is essential to your overall sense of happiness and well-being. By doing this, not only will you enhance your quality of life, but you will enhance the quality of life for the apple who are closest to you. No one needs you to be on top form more than your partner and family. The truth is you should not feel guilty about devoting some time to your care. This is because your health, both mental and physical, should be your top priority. 

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Minimalism

Minimalism is about adopting a new approach to life that will enable you to cut out all the things that are no longer of any value. A lot of people keep things around, objects, people, activities, etc., when they are well past their sell-by date. You may feel that this is positive, but actually, it is extremely negative. Not only does it fill up your time with things that no longer serve you, but it can actually bring you down too. If you are ready to embrace a minimalist lifestyle, start with decluttering. Decluttering is such a great way to physically remove objects from your life that are no longer relevant, cause you stress, and keep you tied to a point in the past. After you have got rid of all the useless objects in your life, then you can begin to remove the mental, emotional, and other ties. Freeing yourself from these stresses is essential for your well-being and helps you focus on your self-care.

Exercise

If you don’t already have an exercise regime, then it really is time you started one. Most people know that exercising is good for our bodies. It can help prevent illness and disease and keep the pounds off. It is also essential for your mental health too. Exercise can actually make your brain happier. It does this by naturally increasing the levels of dopamine and serotonin in the brain. Main antidepressants actually work but help the brain hold on to serotonin. But natural is a far better approach as it has other benefits too which are much more reaching. Exercise can also reduce the amount of stress you feel by targeting the cortisol in the body and getting rid of it. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone. Not only that but exercise makes you look physically more attractive by reducing fat and making your skin shine. 

Don’t Deny Yourself

A lot of people may feel that they have to neglect themselves and go last in everything, especially if they have a family. Although this is clearly true n some cases, it is not always true. You need to show yourself that you care. One way to do this is to treat yourself. A new handbag or pretty top every once in a while isn’t going to hurt anyone. Or maybe you need something more intensive like dental implants. Whatever it is that will enhance your well-being as long as it is within reason, go for it., 

This is a collaborative post.

Melinda

3 comments

  1. Thank you for sharing. It’s a useful reminder that decluttering isn’t just about physical things. The mind needs a declutter as well and I totally agree that holding onto things or people from the past doesn’t serve us. It’s not always an easy thing to do though!

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