Mind and body wellness are both very important focus points. Whether you are looking to just improve slightly or completely overhaul your daily routines, these five self care tips will help you reach your wellness goals. Learn these top self care tips to improve mind and body wellness, starting today!

1. Meditation

This is a great daily routine to quiet the mind, allow for rest and healing. Meditation can be done in many ways, such as listening to an audiofile, walking meditation, or simply focusing on breathing. Meditation doesn’t have to be an hour long session, even 10 minutes of practice can improve your mind and body wellness.

2. Massage Therapy

Massages can create many great benefits for the body and mind. The relaxation response is invoked, that allows our body and mind to quiet and rest. Massages can also aid in the ability of the body systems and organs to work properly, for example an increase in circulation.

3. Physical Activity

Activity is very important for our body and mind. There are many types of physical activity and all are great. Aerobic activity is important for the heart muscle, and cardiovascular system. An example is walking, jogging or biking; anything that increases the heart rate. Anaerobic training is also great, such as weight-lifting and strengthening.

4. Journaling

We are more likely to follow through with changes or routines when we commit to it with pen and paper. It is also very stress-relieving to journal and get our thoughts out on paper.

5. Proper Nutrition

Eating healthy foods that your body can use in recovery is a wonderful way to focus on self care. It’s good to make sure you are getting enough nutrients for healthy brain and body function.

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