A new month always comes with renewed hope and motivation, and we could all use a little pick-me-up during this stressful time.
With it being a brand new month, we’re sharing five ways to support your overall wellbeing, because not only is it super important now, it’s something that we should all carry with us once we are all able to get back to some sort of normalcy.
4 Ways to Support Your Wellbeing This Month
#1 Put Self Care First
With everything going on in the world right now, self-care has to be made a priority. Taking care of ourselves means eating well, exercising, and getting enough sleep. But it also means doing things each day to help you feel a little less stressed and a little more centered.
This month, pick one thing to focus on each day to take better care of you. Make it part of your daily routine.
#2 Practice Compassion
It’s during times like a global pandemic that we all could pause and practice compassion for those around us. While we can’t go meet up with friends or go to large family gatherings, we can certainly pick up the phone and reach out to friends and family to check-in.
Not only may this brighten someone's day, but showing compassion for others is something we all can feel good about and it may brighten our day as well.
#3 Get Outside More
With Spring officially here, there’s no better time than now to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Maybe this means making a walk a part of your morning routine or getting out in the garden. Do what feels best for you, and see what a daily dose of fresh air can do for both your mind and your body.
#4 Take Time to Slow Down
Being that we are all stuck at home right now, this is the perfect time to find ways to slow things down, if you haven’t already. Find quiet time each day to practice gratitude journaling, or read a book you’ve been meaning to get to for some time. Just take some time this month to be intentional about how you can spend more time enjoying the moment as opposed to living in a chronic state of fast-paced living.
While we are all dealing with heightened levels of stress, let’s welcome in the month of April with an attitude to continue to take care of ourselves, and slowing down and enjoying each moment.
If we can practice self-care and gratitude, it may make a big difference in how we all handle the stressors around us.