When you take care of your body, you boost your well-being and you get that “feel-good” feeling almost instantly. According to clinical psychologist Ryan Howes, Ph.D, “well-being is associated with balance, understanding, acceptance and constant growth”.
Laugh more! Kids laugh about 200 times per day; adults laugh an average of 15 times per day. So let your inner kid go and have some fun. The benefits to your health include a healthy boost to your immunity. Try seeing a funny movie or playing games like Charades with your family.
- Identify your unique strengths.
You are incredibly unique and talented. You have a combination of gifts that no-one else in this world does and you can do things in this world in a way that only you can. Using your individual gifts makes you feel energized and empowered. If you’re not sure what your strengths are, check out high5test.com , which is a free online assessment to help you highlight your strength themes.
- An attitude of gratitude.
Grateful people are happier people. You’ll find you shift your overall outlook on life when you come from a perspective of gratitude. Make a list of three things you’re thankful for every morning.
Another idea is to recite at least 10 reasons why you’re grateful for your job. Look for unexpected surprises such as ‘my sunny office window’ or ‘wonderful family to have dinner with’.
- Ignite your passion.
What sets your heart and soul on fire? Take the time to consider your passions. From Latin dancing to painting to gourmet cooking or even helping contribute to building an orphanage overseas, whatever your passion is, re-ignite it today. You’ll love the experience and may find that you have a real talent for it. It will do great things for your overall sense of well-being.
- Take time to relax.
Protect a few minutes each day to sit, relax and breathe. You don’t need much time and it’s so rewarding and soothing. Try this in your favourite Pure Dreamwear sleepwear and drift away from the everyday.
Stay safe & boost your immunity with some of these tips today.