For people who are busy, self-care is not a priority. Instead, other things like work, tasks, to-do lists are their primary concerns. However, doing that continuously will only cause harm. Instead, they should start caring for state of their body and its health. There are many ways to take care of your body from the inside and protect it from the outside as well.
Here are several ways to take care of the body from the inside as well as from the outside:
Quick Morning Meditation
With just a few minutes of meditation (five to ten minutes will suffice) will help clear your mind for the busy day ahead. Give yourself that few extra minutes to relax before heading towards your busy day. You can go even further by thinking about all the things you are grateful for in order to give yourself some positive encouragement and feel yourself get a refreshing boost for your mind.
Get Enough Sleep
Having a lot of activities every day is sure to take a lot of your energy end make you tired. Because of that, make sure you always have enough sleep, which is about 8 hours per day and don’t make a habit of staying up late. Sleep can help regenerate your body cells optimally, making your skin fresh and healthy as it was before.
Routine exercise is also good for the overall condition of your body. Exercise help with blood regulation, strengthen the muscles under the skin and help clear out the toxins. This is done by removing the toxins in the sweat through the skin’s pores.
Eat Nutritious Food
To get beautiful skin, you also have to consume healthy food and drinks, especially ones that contain vitamin E, antioxidants and collagen. You can get these vitamins through vegetables (such as spinach and tomatoes), fruits (such as avocado, kiwi, strawberry), garlic, nuts, fish and lean meats. If you are having trouble getting these ingredients, you can drink supplements with high amount of vitamin E, antioxidants and collagen.
Drink Lots of Water
Other tips to add nutrition to the skin from the inside is by drinking enough water, which is about 8 glasses of water each day. Water can help maintain skin health overall, hydrate the skin and detoxify it from toxins.
Keep A Journal
Other than meditating, writing is the next best therapeutic option you can do. Calm your mind and write down your thoughts, thoughts, worries, gratitude, or whatever else is occupying your mind at the time. We would recommend you to keep the journal near your bed, for you to jot down any of your thoughts or even write down a few paragraphs before bedtime.
Managing your tasks may be incredibly important, but you also need to take care of yourself. Whether it is eating properly, having enough sleep or drinking enough water, these activities are paramount for you to keeping yourself healthy. When you are feeling tired and burned out, these activities will also be able to refresh your mind and body at the same time.
Have you tried following through with the activities above? Share your health journey in the comments below!