We think productivity is doing as much as we can to get the most results. But productivity is a holistic approach. It’s the art of being efficient and effective whilst nourishing our mind, and body, and ensuring we don’t neglect other areas of our life that helps us continue to and even boosts our productivity. Read on for 5 quick things you must add to your check-list today for positive mental health and mindful productivity.
Whether or not you have a Valentine, when was the last time you actually took care of yourself? While it's a great thing that self-care is becoming an increasingly popular concept, the truth is that so many self-care practices we can do to boost our mental health and wellbeing like massages, facials, and solo travelling are not always affordable. Here are 10 ways you can feel instantly calm and happy without spending a penny.
What self-care is, how important it is for us is a surprise to many. Although when it comes to acknowledging the need for self-care, practising it and speaking about self-care it could easily be assume that this is a practice solely dominated by and mostly beneficial for women. It is often ignored that self-care is in fact as crucial for men as it is for women. Men who do appreciate self-care may not always speak openly about self-care being a part of their lives.
Self-care according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is “the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider”.
It’s also about intentions and actions we do with awareness to improve our overall health, through an array or combination of mental, physical, emotional, or spiritual well-being activities and rituals.
The outbreak of the Coronavirus has all of us on our feet. Today several medical organisations worldwide are working on finding a vaccine for the disease.
However, until it all comes to rest, everybody’s life is going to be majorly affected. And we should know that being too anxious and stressed or completely ignoring the truth will do us no good. Perhaps practicing self-care and mindfulness is the only sane option right now.