The New Year often marks the moment many of us want to hit the reset button and resolve to do things differently. Yet, all too often wellness takes a back seat. So, it makes sense to consider resetting the wellbeing button.
A reset will allow you to carve out essential time boost your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing, so you can live a joyfully fulfilling life. Rather than overhauling your entire life, you can take small, simple steps that will have a big impact.
Here are five easy suggestions to reset your wellbeing for the New Year, and beyond.
Pause, and take mindful rest
Make a deliberate effort to set aside time weekly for mindful rest. This is when you take time to rest your body and mind. Lie down, do some gentle stretches, have a bath, go for a stroll. Without rest, you’ll be a risk to health-related problems, and it will also affect your ability to make good decisions.
Try meditation or some deep breathing exercises. It’s a great way to train your mind. When done properly it leads to a deeper sense of awareness, mindfulness, and inner calm. This will fill you with much-needed positivity, optimism, and deeper appreciation for life.
Focusing on the here and now can be difficult with so many distractions and thoughts taking up headspace. We often dwell on the past or fret about the future. Living in the present can boost energy levels, increase awareness of your surroundings, and lead to greater happiness. As well as meditating, taking an hour a day unplugged from devices is a good way to get started.
Set a daily intention
This simple yet powerful exercise will help you reclaim your life and start every day on a positive note. An intention statement can be an affirmation, manta, or quote. Repeating it daily can set help you rest your mindset, start better habits, and achieve goals.
Embrace positive thoughts
Did you know the National Science Foundation found the average person’s thoughts 80 percent are negative? This isn’t good! Taking the time to manage your thoughts and embrace a more positive frame of mind is deeply beneficial. A positive and optimistic mindset builds confidence, happiness, self-esteem, personal growth, and resilience.
All Whitby Wellbeing activities help reset wellness. Whether you want a sauna, a cold-water dip, yoga, meditation and breathwork, or a sound bath session you can reset your wellbeing, discover a balance of peace and vitality, and transform your life.
Designed so you can find physical, mental, and spiritual balance our activities take place in nature at the beach, the moors, and wooded valleys in North Yorkshire.