Daily Wellbeing Made Easy: 10 Expert Tips You Can’t Miss

As wellness trends continue to make headlines, many are turning to holistic and mindful solutions to live healthier lives and many are taking more time for self-care, especially with it being a popular social media trend, resulting in the self-care revolution. 

Dean Zweck, Product Development Manager at Total Fitness has shared simple tips to incorporate into your daily routine to improve your wellbeing:

Cold Showers: Consider starting and ending your showers with icy cold water. This practice has been found to boost immunity and can reduce the number of days you are ill – it may also provide an invigorating start to your day.

Sauna Therapy: If your local gym has a sauna, hit the sauna after a workout for about 20-30 minutes. It can promote healthy cells through the activation of heat-induced proteins. If you don’t have access to a traditional sauna, you can consider purchasing an infrared one to use at home.

Prioritise Sleep: Sleep is crucial for the regeneration of both your body and mind. Aim to get 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night. To enhance your sleep, reduce your caffeine intake after midday and avoid consuming alcohol close to bedtime, as these can interfere with your sleep quality.

Manage Stress: Chronic stress can have a negative effect on your health and life expectancy. Find effective ways to destress at home, such as meditative breathing exercises, using aromatherapy balms, taking hot baths, massages, engaging in yoga sessions, and even swimming. 

Strength Training: Building and maintaining muscle mass can positively impact your longevity – the more muscle you have can impact the longer you live. If you can’t make it to the gym, find ways to incorporate strength training into your routine at home. Such as lifting heavy objects or engaging in bodyweight exercises to challenge your muscles.

Consider Fasting: Intermittent fasting, periods of time without food, can potentially extend your lifespan. This is believed to occur through a process called autophagy, which helps remove damaged cells. If you’re considering fasting for longer than 24 hours, it’s advisable to seek guidance from a healthcare professional.

Engage in Brain Training: A healthy mind is essential for a healthy body. Keep your brain active by incorporating puzzle games alongside your morning brew, playing Sudoku, crosswords, or word games like Wordle can stimulate your cognitive abilities and contribute to a longer and healthier life.

Laugh More: Laughter is not only good for the soul but also for your longevity. Laughing can boost your immune system, lower stress levels, and improve heart health. So, watch the latest comedy show, spend time with funny friends, or find little reasons to chuckle throughout the day.

Embrace the Outdoors: Spending time in nature can positively impact your well-being and longevity. Exposure to sunlight helps your body produce vitamin D, which is crucial for bone health and immune function. Additionally, spending time in green spaces has been associated with reduced stress, improved mood, and enhanced overall health.

Practice Mindful Eating: Mindful eating involves paying full attention to your eating experience, savouring each and every bite, and listening to your body’s hunger and fullness cues. It can help prevent overeating, promotes healthier food choices, and improves digestion. By practising mindful eating, you can develop a healthier relationship with food and support overall well-being.

Brenda Kimble

Brenda Kimble is an entrepreneur and mother of 2 daughters and a son, plus their beagle named Duke! She loves blogging, crafting, and spending time with her family.