Discover the Secret to Stress Less
Well-being is defined as the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.
So much of our happiness lies within our mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.
Being able to look inwards to do a personal check-up on our wellbeing helps reduce stress and promotes better days.
This is why it is so important to focus on your well-being. You learn the habits and activities that make you feel better about yourself. That way when you are bogged down with stress or are overworked you have the resources to help balance yourself out.
The 30-day wellbeing challenge will help you focus on your wellbeing, self-care, stress management, and healthy routines.
It’s a great time to take an inventory of everything that brings you happiness and eliminate what brings you stress.
Below you will find different habits that will help increase your well-being. Mix and match the following habits or just focus on one. Do what works best for you!
Sleep is the foundation of health and happiness. Sleep helps our bodies repair and our brains process information. Most people need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night, sadly most American adults and children are not getting nearly enough. Poor sleep is linked to anxiety, hyperactivity, foul moods, weakened immune systems, and other physical problems.
Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day
The bed is for sleeping only, reading and maybe some fun between the sheets
Caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine are all stimulants, so avoid them before bedtime
Create a 10-minute bedtime routine to help relax and prep you for bed
Challenge - Sleep 7 to 9 hours a night
Being well-hydrated will help improve your sleep quality, mood and focus. Water helps your body stay regulated while keeping joints lubricated, your cells, organs, and other vital functions working properly.
How much water you need seems to be up for debate. Here is what you will find most people recommend. Pick one that feels right for your goals.
Half your body weight
Keep in mind that if you are feeling thirsty you are actually dehydrated already. You should be drinking enough water that your urine is clear or slightly yellow.
Challenge – Drink a minimum of 64 oz of water a day
Surround yourself with nature
Studies have shown that being in nature has a huge impact on your mood, self-esteem, and anxiety. Spending 2 hours a week in a local park, hiking or other green spaces will help you feel better about yourself.
If you are not able to be in nature, even looking at photos can help bring you peace. Check out our Instagram page for d