We often get caught up in our to-do lists and worry how we’re going to get everything done, so it’s important to give your brain some time to breathe. After all, if your mind isn’t working correctly, nothing is going to work correctly!
One of these will catch your attention, if it feels good, do that a lot!
- STAY OFFLINE ONE DAY A WEEK
On Saturdays we wear spandex, take one day of the week and stay completely offline, go outside unplug. #NAMASTE
- GO AU NATURAL.
And by this I mean go outside, where there is grass, sand, water! There is a reason the earth is for lovers! Nature has a special way of decompressing us and showing us a different way! Get your free hugs!
- PRACTICE KINDNESS
When we do good we feel good about ourselves! As often as possible be gentle and kind!
- MEDITATE EVERY MORNING
Taking five minutes out of your day to sit and use your breath At this point in life we all know it's not ju-ju, but a legit health care habit. Om the day!
- READ 10 PAGES A DAY
We all probably wish we read a little more, right? Try reading 10 pages in the morning and 10 pages at night, and you’ll feel more awake, blessed & grateful!
- DRINK TEA INSTEAD OF COFFEE/SODA.
Coffee is great, it wakes you up and it's easier to go sweat! But tea has a special thing for it. It helps you to deeply appreciate the now, and slow down. So if coffee it’s making you dehydrated and it’s breaking your bank account, try switching your usual coffee or soda for a cup of tea.
- JOURNAL EVERY DAY
Don't believe everything you think, your mind sometimes plays tricks on us! That's why we write, to get all perspectives out, your mind, but also your souls, and for that matter your bodies opinions! Eventually, everything connects ;)
- GET UP WHEN YOUR ALARM GOES OFF
It's always way to a.m. for life! But get in the habit of stop snoozing and just get up right away. Even though you may want that extra bit of time in bed, you’ll feel a lot less groggy if you just get up.
- LIMIT SCREEN TIME AFTER WORK
Most of us stare at screens all day, and then we come home and stare at screens some more or before bedtime. Adventure more often, get out of the screen world go wake up & sweat instead!
- START A GRATITUDE JOURNAL
Gratitude attitude my dear! When your heart is in this space life just flows! Write down 3-5 things you’re grateful for every morning, or every night!
- 30 DAYS OF YOGA
Ok, but first Yoga should be your new mantra! with Adriene put together an epic 30-day yoga plan that’s perfect for any level of yogi. If you’ve been meaning to try yoga or want to start doing it more regularly, I highly recommend taking the challenge, you will end up a full yogini!
- TRY THE ONE-TAB CHALLENGE
Yes, I’m talkin’ about keeping only one tab open on your browser for a whole month. Oh - we triple dare you to slow down ;)
- TAKE A ‘ME’ DAY.
Viva la barre! Pilates, yoga spa, you name it! But do something that makes your heart skip a beat, and get excited about it! Let this not become another chore!
- GOALS TO NOURISH YOUR BODY
We get it, working out is a hole situation in most households, but if you really can't get your butt to class, sit and breath! The magic is in the breathand if you give yourself this chance, you might eventually end up at the gym ;)
- WALK AFTER DINNER
Adulting means doing whatever you want! Want to go on dinner walks every night? It really helps to reset your brain, let your food digest, and get a nice healthy dose of fresh air before returning back to your desk or couch.
- SQUEEZE IN 10 MINUTES OF EXERCISE
Let's get real, real sweaty! You know how good it feels, and how happy it makes you...after your done ;) If you struggle to squeeze in gym time (or just don’t have the motivation), tell yourself you only have to work out for 10 minutes. That way, you’re more likely to just get started because it doesn’t seem like a huge commitment.
- TRY MEAL PREPPING
Holly guac! If you’re tired of having nothing to eat or spending all of your money on fast food, try setting yourself a goal to meal prep each week!
- DEVELOP A WORKOUT ROUTINE
Consistency is really important when it comes to your health, and having a workout plan is going to help you stay on track get you closer to meeting your overall wellness goals, and get your sweat on!
- DRINK MORE WATER
There are so many benefits to drinking water aside from the fact that your body needs it to survive! Staying hydrated keeps your brain alert and makes your skin glow! Hydrate & Hustle!
- 30-DAY CRUNCH CHALLENGE.
You'll crunch, brunch and repeat! Let this be your tee to commit to a 30-day challenge!
- TRY A NEW FORM OF EXERCISE
Werk it out!We live in an era of endless options! There’s a whole world out there beyond the gym! Challenge yourself to try a new form of exercise during the month. You could try Pilates, Kickboxing, CrossFit, Karate, Zumba, Hip hop, Barre…the possibilities are endless! Get your sweat on!
- GOALS TO NOURISH YOUR SOUL
Warriors lead with their hearts! And your soul sits in your heart! Connect with it, empower your heart and soul to lead the way. Nourish this relationship daily with some meditation, music, hobbies, anything of your interest - you will soon learn to act, to no react!
- GO TO BED AT A REASONABLE TIME.
Going to bed early doesn’t make you a grandma, okay? Give yourself permission to rest, and productivity do nothing is also doing something!
- EXPLORE NEW PLACES
See what your hometown and the surrounding area has to offer by visiting two places you’ve never been to before. Don't think about it twice, pack your backpacks and go!
- LEARN SOMETHING NEW
Whether you want to start learning a new language or something creative like calligraphy, make some time to challenge your brain in a new way. Get out of your head flow and incorporate some newness!
- DECLUTTER YOUR HOME
Attach notis the way to go. Make space for the new to come! I'm pretty sure it's not necessary to introduce you to Maria Kondo, on Netflix or her book, right? As she has us all in love with her beautiful way of seeing life!
- TRY THE ENVELOPE SYSTEM
In order to save money and get a little wiser with your spending, try budgeting out your money for the month and keeping your cash in envelopes. You’ll start to be more conscious of how you spend your paychecks, and your bank account is going to thank you! Stay gold ma love!
- GET STARTED ON ONE THING YOU’VE BEEN PUTTING OFF
Whether it’s a task that’s just been nagging at your forever or something bigger than you’ve been wanting to start, don't give up! Just get moving, one action at a time!
Give back to your community by volunteering – even for just a day! It’ll make you feel good, and you’ll be doing a whole lot of good for others. Double whammy!
- REACH OUT TO SOMEONE
Pick your vibe! Remember that why are social creatures and when we need some advice, love or just someone to hold space for us, it is up to us to reach up, get vulnerable and pick your vibe!
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