In our busy lives, we are constantly challenged by the day to day tasks and duties that we complete just to survive. As well as the duties we have there are work commitments, social events, kids clubs and so on here are 10 tips to help you keep a healthy balance with body and mind.
- Step by Step
Do one step at a time you may find that you become more efficient, this will help in cutting down the stress don’t multi-task.
- Slowly but surely
Make your actions deliberate, not rushed and random focus on the task in hand and take note of the results.
Manage your to-do list whether you have small jobs or a big project that could affect your life in the long term.
- Be mindful
Get away from everything to clear your head. Turn off your phone and TV, breathe and let your thoughts gather. This will give you a clear head when you start another task.
- Eat Healthily
As covered in previous blogs your diet can have a huge impact on the way you feel create dietary awareness as a way of life. You can treat yourself from time to time, in small doses!
- Use relaxation techniques to encourage mindfulness
Practice relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, rhythmic exercise, and yoga.
- Capture moments
Remember the sights, the smells, the sounds, and the feelings. Look back on previous positive memories to appreciate how you’ve got to where you are today. Practice using the HeadGym REBOOT technique
- Listen and be present
Focus on really listening to the person you’re talking to, you’ll notice you’ll spend a lot more time enjoying yourself and other people’s company.
- Stop forecasting the future
Spend time appreciating and enjoying the present moment.
- Put yourself first
We are so used to putting others first especially with such busy lives and when we have children to consider, however constantly putting yourself last can impact negatively on you and those around you. Look after yourself first and you will be at your best for those around you.