Does your busy schedule make you feel like it's almost impossible to stay healthy?
Grabbing take out and eating at your desk
Sleeping in and hitting the snooze button on your workout
Skipping a meal and not drinking enough water because you forget
Life can get a bit chaotic and feel out of control at times. Obstacles will always stand in our way and make everything a bit more difficult.
When things start spiraling out of control, self-care typically gets neglected, which can make your situation seem even worse than it is.
I recommend focusing on what you can control, so that you can restore harmony and balance to your day. When you take control of the chaos by showing yourself some love, you will get unstuck and move forward.
Here are 5 simple lifestyle hacks that will help calm your life and get you back on track with self-care.
Do you carve out 15-30 minutes each morning for yourself?
Or do you wake up and frantically get ready for the day? The alarm goes off, you rush around, maybe eat breakfast, if there's time, check your messages and then start work...
I am very familiar with that feeling of overwhelm right at the beginning of the day. I started my days like that for years, until I learned the importance of a morning routine.
When you don't have control of your day from the minute you wake up this is what happens:
Having control of your day is important because you will have more clarity on the important things that need to get done, and avoid getting distracted from all the tasks that don't move the needle forward in your life.
One simple way to control your day is by starting it off with a simple morning routine.
My non-negotiables are:
I know that it's hard to believe the holidays are already here! So much has happened this year which has created a lot of stress and uncertainty in our lives.
With the ongoing pandemic, it may affect the holiday traditions your family has and possibly affect your ability to be with your loved ones.
These circumstances could add more stress to an already stressful time of the year. By shifting our focus onto creating daily self-care habits, this will enable you to be capable of dealing with anything that comes your way.
I'd like to encourage you to incorporate these 3 tips that will help you to experience calm during the busy holiday season. My goal is for you to be able to enjoy this special time of the year with less stress and anxiety.
3 WAYS TO REMAIN CALM DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON:
TIP #1: Meditate for 5-10 minutes - Meditation will help you to be centered, focused and calm. In just a few minutes a day, you will decrease stress and be able...