Article By Jennifer McGregor
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All of us would love to have optimal health. But many of us either don’t want to dedicate ourselves to obtaining it or don’t know where to start. The good news is that better head-to-toe health is not only attainable but realistic when you learn about your body and develop practical strategies. Below, BodyLove by Tal has shared a few simple wellness tips for improving your overall health!
Self-care with Holistic Skincare
Our skin is the body's largest organ and its first line of defense against bacteria. It’s also essential for temperature regulation and our sense of touch. Though it’s so important for the human body, people often neglect to care for and maintain their skin. Take your skincare up a notch by using handmade, custom skincare products from BodyLove by Tal. Whether it’s body oil, body butter, salves, or a bath soak, your body – and mind – will thank you!
Improve Your Home Environment
Thrive Global notes that a healthy, stress-free living environment is as essential to your health as diet and exercise. Making your home peaceful and cozy can do wonders for your mental and emotional health. Here are some things you can do for an immediate impact:
⦁ Rearrange furniture so that each room doesn’t feel cluttered.
⦁ Clear your closets, cabinets, and drawers. Then toss, donate, or sell items you don’t use regularly.
⦁ Organize all your cabinets and drawers with risers, trays, and/or dividers to see what you have.
⦁ Bring in natural light wherever you can.
⦁ Add air-purifying plants to each room.
If you want to really improve your living environment and overall health, turn a spot in your home you enjoy into a yoga or meditation space. This area should be free of distractions and clutter, soothing, and spacious enough to allow movement. If you want to make yoga a regular practice but don’t have enough training, check out free YouTube videos that will guide you through daily routines.
De-Stress Your Office Space
The average adult spends most of their day working. If you work in a home office, try to be intentional about making your workspace stress-free so that work pressures don’t seep into your home life.
Whether you work from home full-time or part-time, set up a designated area with all the equipment you need to accomplish your daily goals. Add details that inspire you like plants, flowers, art, mirrors, and lighting. Finally, create a schedule that ensures you complete your to-do list, and don’t forget to plan breaks where you can stretch and move around.
Seek the Sun
Getting outdoors can do wonders for your physical, mental, and emotional health. Schedule sunshine breaks into your day. Whether you go out for exercise or just to rest, Tri-City Medical Center points out that outdoor activities can rejuvenate your body and soul while allowing you to reap vitamin D benefits. You’ll find time outside will boost your immune system, energy, and positivity.
Shape Up Your Nutrients
Good health is built on the foundation of good nutrition. Ensure you eat balanced meals full of the right nutrients to adequately fuel your body, and supplement your nutrition with vitamins when you’re deficient. Good nutrition will improve your energy, oral health, mental health, and organ function.
Optimal health doesn’t just happen. It requires intention, strategy, and daily commitment. The ideas above will get you off to an excellent start, but examine your whole being and plan what you can do to improve your health from head to toe. You’ll find yourself experiencing little and big results in no time!
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