With understanding, treatment, and the proper support, these issues won’t stand in the way of leading a fulfilling life. We live in a high-speed, demanding world, so prioritizing mental wellness isn’t just a nice-to-have. It’s a must-have.
Ever have an exciting opportunity pop up—like seeing someone you really want to go talk to or a job you want to apply for—and suddenly find yourself hesitating to make a move? You’ve probably also had someone tell you, “You should have more confidence!” a time or two. If only it was that easy, right? Actually, it can be that easy. Because confidence is like a muscle. Today, I’ve got some simple practices that help exercise and strengthen it.
I don’t know about you, but I get pretty restless this time of year. We’re about halfway through winter and I am ready for it to be over. Like all the plants buried under snow and ice outside, I feel like my creative energy is finally ready to move out of its dormant phase and bust into the sunshine with new projects and plans. But I’ve learned there’s some important prep work to be done before all that bustin’ out happens. It all comes down to cultivating a growth mindset to see those new ideas to fulfillment.
A lot of us have to be reminded to put our own well-being first and take care of ourselves. Luckily, there are small activities we can easily incorporate into our day-to-day lives. In this post, I’m sharing 10 things you can do to benefit both your physical and mental well-being. You don’t have to start doing all 10 at once—adding just one activity to your self-care routine can help!
Prioritizing yourself may go against what you’re used to hearing about how hard you need to work. However, the more you ignore the signs of possible burnout and other issues, the more damage your lifestyle will do long term.
When we think about dealing with life’s challenges, we tend to focus on preparing for them. Training your mental and emotional muscles to have a healthy response to problems when they arise is important, but …
Self-care isn’t just for when you’re at home. To thrive as a traveling entrepreneur, you need to protect your mental and emotional resources.
As the end of the year draws nearer, we head into reflection season. But how often do we take the time to show gratitude for the ways we grew and learn—especially in ways we didn’t expect to?
We all get stressed from time to time and have to deal with the physical discomfort stress causes: changes in appetite, sleep patterns, and muscle soreness from tension in the back, shoulders, jaw, and neck. Not to mention the extra irritability and sensitivity to emotional triggers. Whether you’re dealing with everyday troubles, a particularly stressful period or event, or you are especially susceptible to high levels of stress—like those coping with anxiety—there are some no-cost tools at your disposal to help manage your stress.
Whether you work for others at a company or you’re in your own business, there’s always a chance for something unexpected to bump you from your career’s current path. Sometimes it’s something out of your control — poor management by superiors, staff layoffs, decisions made by third-party partners, and so on. However, some factors are within your control. And ignoring them in the hopes that they’ll work themselves out isn’t an effective strategy. That sort of thinking comes from the belief that work and your career is the most important thing in your life, which is difficult to unlearn.
Looking after your mental health is vital, but it’s not always easy. When we feel stressed, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To support your mental health, there are many digital tools available.