Are You After That Needed Boost?
We all need a little pick me up at times, whether you are stressed about work, tired from the kids or having a bad day. Life and all of its tasks can quickly get us feeling down, fed up and generally low. However, take some time today to make yourself feel better, get that needed boost, smile and relax. Whether you want to do all five tips today or just want to pick one. It will make all the difference!
A little retail therapy can always help to soothe the soul and provide you with that needed boost! Treat yourself today to something that will make you smile. For example, it does not have to be expensive or lavish to bring you joy. You may be after a really good book that you can get lost in. You may want to start gardening and therefore buy those pink gardening gloves to get you started. You may have been eyeing up some beautiful earrings for a while or want to splurge on the latest skincare. Whatever may bring a smile to your face…
Plan And Wear A Fabulous Outfit
Having a beauty hour and sprucing yourself up can really help with your mental health. Getting up and getting ready for the day is a fantastic motivator. Pair that with a fabulous outfit and you will be onto a winner. For instance, you could pick out something you haven’t worn in a while, maybe purchase a new pair of shoes or accessorise your outfit with a necklace and some stacked rings. Add some beautiful hair and make up and you are good to go.
Spend Some Time With Your Friends And Family
Spending time with the ones that you love and who love you, is a great way to spend the day. You could go out for an afternoon coffee, cocktails with your friends to the local bar or visit your family for a Sunday roast. Whatever it is that you like doing, add your friends and family in the mix and have a great time. Laughing and conversation is a brilliant way to unwind and forget about life’s stresses.
Spend An Hour Doing Something That You Love
After a long busy day, try and find a spare hour to do something that truly makes you happy and relax. Run a hot bubble bath, listen to music or watch your favourite Netflix series. Quite often we do not make time for ourselves or time to relax and unwind. It has been said that there are positive benefits from spending time alone such as a higher level of empathy, productivity and creativity.
Go Outside and Exercise
Mother nature is a wonderful thing and being outside really helps the mind to relax. Take a stroll in the park, a longer hike in a woodland trail or even just try an outdoor workout or a run. If you feel that you struggle for motivation when it comes to exercise, starting slow and steady will help. Achieve what is comfortable at first. Whatever it is that you like to do outside, make sure you are getting out as much as you can. If you find that you are struggling to leave the house for whatever reason, consider creating a home gym where you can get your exercise hit at home.