Most scientific literature and most common sense and wisdom agree as human beings, we need balance.
The best antidote to stresses in life is if we have a balanced, nurturing connections with ourselves and significant others. Balance is essential for our core needs and on all levels of body, mind and spirit.
The rewards for balance are an increased self esteem, and deep trust that we are capable of being the captain of our own ship.
- Create down time and time to replenish.
There is always a to do list, it will never end. Create the time to work on hobbies, get out in nature, do something that makes you feel good.
- Self-care rituals
Calming and centring ourselves is a way to create calm in the chaotic busy lives we have. Such as relaxing and having a bath and meditating.
- Strategies to tend to spirit
Spirituality means different things to different people. Maybe caring for the environment, helping others or connecting better on a human level. For others this could be a more formal and organised religion. Connecting with what’s important creates purpose.
- Deep breathing and connecting with nature
When the stresses of life get too much. Take a moment to find some grass take your shoes off and breath.
The balancing act: how are you doing?