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IMPROVE YOUR MIND/BODY BALANCE
Well-being means being in the state in which our body and mind are in complete balance. We all have just one life, so let’s live it in harmony with ourselves, with the people around us and the environment in which we live. If you are not sure where to start, try these tips to achieve and maintain your mind body balance.
Nutrition and Physical Activity
You can eat healthily but without some physical activity, you will not achieve the desired balance. The same goes for exercising without taking nutrition into account. You don’t need much to start a training program. If you manage to get some key pieces of equipment, the results will be there sooner than you thought. Start with a yoga mat, great shoes, and high-quality training steps. The condition of our body affects the mind and vice versa. For them to function in harmony, physical activity is more than necessary.
How Do You Feel at Work?
Doing the job you love or doing the job with love will make you more productive, fulfilled and more satisfied in every field of life. We have to work to ensure existence and balance, so let’s not make the job torture. It should be a pleasure!
Always Reading and Learning
Without them, there is no progress and no life balance. Reading enriches your soul, expands your perspective, and learning is the food for our mind. By reading and learning, we are perfecting ourselves, thus opening up new opportunities for advancement.
Balance Your Daily Schedule
Learn to say “no” to people and activities you don’t feel comfortable with. It’s okay to admit to yourself that you can’t accomplish everything. Choose what is important and comfortable for you and don’t feel guilty for not doing everything. Make your daily schedule work for you, not the other way around. Your mind body balance is essential for health and wellness.
Relaxation is as important as work
After all the activities mentioned above, each of us needs to achieve the feeling of wellbeing through adequate relaxation. We need to nourish the body and mind with rest to maintain the balance. Relaxation also includes listening to your favorite music, having a hobby, taking care of your pets, jogging, staying in nature…. Remember that relaxation is as important as work. Only when we do both can we be in complete balance of mind, body, productivity, and efficiency.
Taking care of the environment
You are aware that the human species is not alone on Planet Earth, and that we should not allow ourselves the luxury of living in disharmony with our natural environment. Preserving the environment is not the responsibility of a few. It is an obligation for all of us. Be responsible. Don’t throw the trash into the environment; don’t pollute the air, always save water and electricity, take care of plants and animals… We need nature for our balance, and therefore we must nurture it.
Be persistent for your best mind body balance
When you achieve a balance of body and mind, don’t go back to old habits right away. Don’t go back to sitting and lying down for hours without any physical activity, goal or inspiration. Enjoy your own body because – it’s the only place where you have to live.
Here are some elements of a balanced life that involves mind, body, and emotions:
- A positive life attitude – how you should approach the topics, issues, and challenges
- Good relationships with other people – do relationships recharge your batteries, or make you tired and exhausted?
- Physical Activity – it nourishes our body, thoughts, and emotions
- Time with yourself – listening to what we want, who we are and how much we are at peace with ourselves, or in balance
- Helping others – we get more when we give, and part of our journey is to be helpful, which gives us a sense of purpose and fulfillment