Do you feel off-balance? 2021 may have been a difficult year for you and you found yourself dropping good health habits previously established. A new year brings a clean slate, a chance to start anew. While it may seem overwhelming to think about beginning from square one, letâs start with one simple action and build from there.
Scrolling through Facebook you see photos of people out and about, enjoying their seemingly care-free lives. Meanwhile, you are on your couch (again), as it seems impossible to get up to even let the dog out. âWhat is wrong with me?â you think to yourself. How are so many people out, living their best lives? Meanwhile, you feel paralyzed by stress, anxiety, and the weight of the world holding you down.
Many may find that during the holidays isn't a good time to talk about mental health, but we think that's wrong. Your mental health is important all year round. It is okay to admit you'd like to feel better than you currently are. Let's talk about some things you can do to lower stress levels and help manage anxiety or depression this December.
It seems that we all have different habits holding us back in life. However, changing your habits may be easier than you think. The nature of working with holistic medicine means there needs to be a change in behavior, whether it's more sleep, more exercise, food changes, or a major change such as switching careers. Yes, sometimes a job change can be exactly what your health needs.
Life can be overbearing and full of more responsibilities than we think we can handle at times. There are not many people in this world that can say they are stress free. It is our body's natural defense when things are not going right- which is bound to happen.