Taking Care of Yourself

Taking Care of YourselfYour children can often pick up on your stress much like a sponge.

  • Do routine things to ensure less stress for all
  • Do your best to make sure the entire family eats a balanced meal to stay well and nourished. Be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day and exercise.
  • Do not forget to take care of yourself. If you are not feeling okay, it conflicts with the order of everything else.
  • Take a nap, read a book, or take a long hot bath. Relaxation is one of the ways you can best approach the struggles with that following stress and anxiety.

Tips to Help Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Mild Depression During the Winter Months

  • Tips to Help Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Mild Depression During the Winter MonthsMake realistic expectations for each day
  • Set realistic goals for yourself
  • Pace yourself. Do not take on more responsibilities than you can handle
  • Make a list and prioritize the important activities
  • Be realistic about what you can and can not do
  • Do not put all your energy into just one day
  • “Live in the moment” not all of the stuff that needs to be done
  • Look to the future with optimism
  • Don’t set yourself up for disappointment and sadness by comparing today with “the good old days” of the past
  • If you are lonely, try volunteering some of your time to help others
  • Limit your consumption of alcohol, since excessive drinking will only increase your feelings of depression
  • Try something new
  • Spend time with supportive and caring people
  • Reach out and make new friends
  • Make time to contact a long lost friend or relative
  • Make time for yourself
  • Let others share the responsibilities of daily tasks
  • Keep track of your spending. Overspending can lead to depression when the bills arrive

 

Wellness Coaching Benefits

Wellness coaching is ideal for addressing the flowing health and wellness benefits:

  • Wellness Coaching BenefitsLosing weight
  • Lowering your stress levels
  • Quit smoking
  • Improve interpersonal relations and your relationship with yourself
  • Eating better
  • Achieving better work-life balance
  • Improve your sex life and relationships
  • Practicing personal goal setting and follow-through
  • Stretching your mind to adjust your perceptions of yourself and others
  • Prioritizing self-care
  • Balancing wellness with a busy/crazy schedule
  • Practicing a positive mindset.
  • Being ok with who you are right now
  • Making progress as you never knew how before
  • Finding balance, freedom, energy, happiness

It’s helpful to think of working with a certified wellness coach will help you to become accountable for your health and wellness goals.  Our coach is there to give you inspiration and guidance when you begin and will support you when you feel like giving up. When you have a wellness coach at your side, setbacks are temporary, not permanent. Success will be great in your life.