What does wellness mean?

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You’re a very complex and unique individual. What does your health look like? Everyone’s perfect picture of health will look just a little different. Wellness isn’t about being the skinniest or most buff person in the room, it’s all about being happy and feeling healthy, and finding workouts that work for you. It’s also not about eating a salad for every meal of every day. A good rule to follow is, “everything in moderation”; practice living a life that you love that is healthy and sustainable in the long-term. 

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Wellness is a very holistic thing with many important aspects. Your wellness isn’t only physical but also very much about how you’re feeling mentally. Many times, when one vital part of your life is off balance, it puts off the rest of your life.

Some (but not all) vital aspects of your wellness include your…

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WHAT IS SELF CARE?

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Care-fully

Self
care-

a word
you often come across in self help books or perhaps read an article or two
about in cosmopolitan. A simple concept which is often poorly explained.

So what
actually is self care?

It’s
anything you do to feel good about yourself and to be in a better , more
positive space of mind. It’s self compassion and self love.

However, it’s important to know that not everything that feels good is self care. Drugs, alcohol, over eating and other risky businesses only provide temporary relief. The difference between these unhealthy coping mechanisms and self  care is that the latter is uncontroversially good for you.

Quite often we treat self care as a luxury and save it as remedies for ‘that one bad day’. It’s important know that if you practice self care more often your mind and body would cope up with those ‘bad days’ a…

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