When exercise becomes more of a fun activity than a dreaded chore, it’s easy to take it to the extreme. While I do try to do something that gets my sweat on or challenges me physically everyday, I need to remember to take a leisure day once in a while.
Stress is a major buzzkill. Many of us don’t know basic coping mechanisms to de-stress or reduce it.
Not too long ago, I talked about the health and wellness benefits of Cuddle Therapy. Cuddle Therapy works well with a variety of creatures. Cats and dogs probably come to most people’s mind, but there are other animals who can be great therapists.
Something people are slowly starting to realize about me is how much I love lists. So, it should come as no surprise how I feel about creating a list of things to do each and every day.
A couple years ago, I walked into a Toastmasters meeting to see if it may help prepare me for an upcoming workshop I was presenting later in the year. I never dreamed how much I would come to appreciate this group of speakers.
I thought I would be talking about social gatherings as motivation and encouragement, but no one showed for the writers group, so I changed tactics. With no one in the library meeting room and having it to myself for three hours, I got a decent amount of work done.
Brian Johnson, optimal life coach and philosopher, teaches about getting a good night’s sleep by turning off our electronics at night. He calls the practice “Digital Sunset”.
In today’s technologically advanced world, there’s an app for everything. I mean, EVERYTHING. So, if you are wanting to get fit, lose weight, develop healthy habits, or just improve your wellness, don’t worry.
Hygiene can be a tricky subject in wellness talks. I think especially for women, but that may be simply because I am a woman and sometimes have a difficult time discussing what I think to be quite personal.
Showers, love them or hate them, we need them. Especially you. Phew! You smell like you’ve been training positive!