Do you want to start living a holistic life? Perhaps it’s time for some major changes in your lifestyle. If so, then this blog post is for you. Get to know the benefits of holistic health and how to get started on the journey.
Take It One Day At a Time
Every day, do something to help your body and mind. This might be as simple as making a green smoothie in the morning, taking out your CBD Vape for relaxation, or doing some yoga before bed at night. It may also involve clearing out your digital life by going on a social media fast for an hour each day, taking up meditation, or even knitting.
Continue to take it one day at a time and do what your body needs for you that day, no matter how small, or big the task may be.
Learn To Eat and Enjoy Natural Foods
You are a creature of habit and can often get stuck in a routine. But when it comes to your health, the more you vary what you eat, the better off you’ll be. A balanced diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables, protein from sources like meat or beans or legumes, whole grains like oats or quinoa, and healthy fats like olive oil.
- Eat three meals a day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Include protein at every meal in the form of meat or beans/legumes.
- Add fiber-rich foods to your diets, such as whole grains (e.g., quinoa) and legumes (e.g., beans).
- Limit your intake of sugar-sweetened beverages, which are high in added sugars and low in nutrients.
- Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Aim for five to nine servings per day, not including potatoes or other starchy vegetables.
- Reduce how much processed foods you eat by limiting consumption to one serving a week.
- Balance your diet with healthy fats like olive oil, avocados, and nuts.
Take Care of Yourself As if You Are Taking Care Of a Child
A great way to take care of yourself is by being mindful and aware of your body, mind, and emotions. Being self-aware will help you learn how to manage these feelings or thoughts better and help you better handle the stresses in your life.
You are not alone when it comes to feeling overwhelmed, anxious, stressed out, or unhappy. The most important thing is that you take care of yourself so that these emotions don’t consume you. Develop one or two ways each week where you can practice self-care and make time for yourself.
And lastly, take care of your mental health by recognizing the signs that you are reaching a breaking point. It’s important to talk about these feelings to manage them better and feel supported in your new role as a mum.
Acknowledge Your Ability To Heal, so You Don’t Feel Stuck in Illness
You are innately capable of healing, and it is essential to acknowledge this as a positive thing. When you feel stuck in illness, the self-perception becomes one of being powerless or unable to heal yourself, leading to depression.
Your sense of homeostasis must keep up with healthy habits such as eating well, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly. When you are in touch with your body, the self-perception becomes one of having a say in what is happening to you, leading to motivation for positive change.
Don’t be hard on yourself. You can only do your best, which is enough, especially when you have a team supporting you! Don’t let the lack of time or excuses stop you from taking care of yourself. Changing habits takes time, but building awareness and understanding about taking care of your mental and physical health will help you reach your goals.
*This is a collaboration post