Self-care is looking after one’s body, soul and mind. Everyone is ranting about it, there are numerous websites dedicated to self-care and loads of people are practicing it. If you new to this concept, change your perspective and think holistic healing.
Having a fit mind, body and soul is the goal here! It’s best to start off slow, here are 3 self-care tips you must try during lockdown!
Exercise relates to the body and mind part of holistic healing. It is something that anyone can do regardless of your age, race, sexuality etc. It’s not only good for the body but also good for your mental health and let’s face it with lockdown being in full swing who can deny that mental health is a thing. If you didn’t know, exercise fights depression, helps to maintain and improve yourself confidence. Come on, try it – I’ve included this YouTube video to help you get started
Meditation relates to the mind part of holistic healing. There is nothing sinister about the practice of meditation its all about a healthy mind and its positive benefits on the rest of your body. For instance, not many people know that meditation reduces stress, depression and helps you to stay in the present and not excessively worry about your past or your future. It helps to clear the mind and compartmentalize concerns, so you can deal with them one at a time and not overthink the process or journey that you’re on. Come on, try it – I’ve included this easy 1-minute YouTube video to get you started!
Reflection relates to the soul and mind part of holistic healing. The purpose of self-reflection is numerous in numbers but one of the main purposes is get to know one’s self better. To think about who you really are and who you really are has nothing to do with what you do for living.
One thing that I’ve learnt from reflection is that it is beneficial in deciding what’s next for you i.e. what you like, what don’t you like, who’s good for you, who’s bad for you and ultimately what’s the next immediate step to take that will yield your desired outcomes. Come on, try it – Some good will come of it I promise. Here is a link to help you get started,
Anything worthwhile takes time and energy – my advice is to be consistent with these 3 Self-care tips you must try during lockdown and things will eventually fall into place. You will be able to see, feel and live the results of implementing these tips. Things should and will get better with time, you must trust the journey that you on.
Stay safe and be safe!
Tiffany M Isaacs