We all want to make the most of our limited down time, and given the constant hum of family, work & social media, we often don’t take enough time for ourselves. Finding a balance between being productive and keeping your sanity can be interesting, challenging and sometimes draining! So for all the movers & shakers, who struggle to get the most out of their relaxation – this one’s for you!
‘A Definitive Mini Guide To Self Care’
Each morning you wake up, be intentional about recognising acts of kindness and good things that happen during the rest of the day. Gratitude is a powerful thing, name one person you’re thankful for, an experience you were lucky to have and something you’re looking forward to…
Make Your Bed
It has been said that it’s the little things that count and the best way to start your day believe it or not, is to make that bed! Also there’s something about getting into a made bed when you wind down at night that feels super relaxing too…
It’s easy to pick yourself apart or beat yourself up for what you haven’t done, but it’s critical to give yourself love and appraisal for the things you like about yourself too. Treat yourself to a moment where you do nothing else but come up with something you appreciate about your existence. Were you a great friend today? Did you nourish your body with a healthy breakfast? Do you love your work ethic? Acknowledge and appreciate whatever it is you’ve done well or love about yourself. You deserve it.
Try Something New: Yoga
Variety is the spice of life, and adding something new to break your everyday routine is a great way to get out of a rut! We suggest a little yoga or circuit training, introduce yourself to a community and watch your new adventure flourish…
Change your Nutrition: Nom Nom Nom
Take note of what you’ve ate when you feel slow, sluggish & tired, often you’ll find that junk food you enjoy in the moment has this effect. We suggest a diet lighter in refined carbs and of course paired with elevated energy our balanced nourishment package to elevate & rejuvenate inside and out…
Motion Creates Emotion
Dance, prance… make a move! Getting out of your head via movement is an amazing way to feel good if meditation isn’t your kind of thing.
Good Vibes Only: Playlist It
Music is powerful, so turn up your favourite song and bask in feeling all the feelings it evokes — even if you resort to a microphone hairbrush and dancing around your living room. Add to that playlist, good vibes only…
Change of Scenery
Get away from the phone, Instagram & the Mac! Nature promotes mindfulness, peace and tranquillity, go for that walk, and take that tropical break. A change of scenery rather than routine can be amazing; you’ll enjoy benefits like increased focus and energy, improved blood flow, and stimulation from your change in surroundings.
Treat yourself to a spa day or that face mask you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t yet… light that candle, run that bath, play some music! Set your environment to breathe energy back into life and feel gratitude for these tranquil moments…
Go On That Date!
Tinder, Bumble or Hinge… a date night, an opportunity for you to let your hair down and let your hair down… and of course, drinks with good company shouldn’t go a miss!
Where Can You Find the RUN1 Community?
RUN1 has built a health community to be accessible for as many people as possible for all ages. An open forum to share progress, experience, tip and tricks to achieve your health goals. Each month members can get fit together and build on the progress you’ve made. Check in @ FACEBOOK & ELEVATED SUPPORT. You might also be interested in trying out their signature product: ELEVATED ENERGY – a natural health and wellness supplement.