I simply wished to finish the yr with a heartfelt thanks. It may be actually onerous to at all times know and see my appreciation for all of you thru screens, however I hope you are feeling it.
All the things I’ve performed during the last 10 years of JSHealth’s life has been purely to assist you to reside your greatest and healthiest life. I typically say – it’s my real love for this group that will get me off the bed each morning and to my desk, to create merchandise and content material that may serve you in a purposeful and significant means. It actually does really feel like my calling.
I do know it has been such an enormous yr for all of us! One factor I’ve devoted myself to during the last 10 years is an finish of yr “thoughts break” and I actually discover this so vital to set me up for a profitable, peaceable yr to return. Mainly, every year Dean and I take 2 weeks off to modify off from work, emails and social media to reset the thoughts and physique! It’s really game-changing on your emotional and bodily wellbeing, so I encourage you to offer it a attempt too and head into 2022 feeling prepared for the journey forward.
Keep away from Feeling Strain
I’m so conscious that the vacation interval could be an exceptionally aggravating and social time – and doubtless why my husband and I’ve at all times chosen to make use of the tip of the yr as our vacation out of city. I do know this isn’t doable for everybody, so studying to say ‘no’ is vital.
Social stress and feeling overwhelmed is a severe factor. In fact, it will also be a fantastic time to spend with household and family members – however it will also be onerous to be taught to say no to all of the social expectations. Earlier than making commitments, examine in with your self to see if this may uplift or deplete you. If it’s the latter, honour that and say no.
I’ve at all times believed that the tip of the yr is the one particularly vital time for everybody to prioritise relaxation – to begin the yr off on a recent and rejuvenated notice. I truly encourage the JSHealth workforce to utilise this time rigorously to relaxation and deal with their psychological well being. We virtually make it a compelled break to replenish ourselves totally.
Actively Look After Your Psychological Well being
After I nurture my psychological well being, I set myself as much as have resilience for the brand new yr forward. My prime practises I have interaction to assist psychological wellbeing are:
- Break day social media is a giant one. My husband and I actually attempt to restrict our digital and social entry – together with display screen time. I log out social media for a lot of the day and monitor my display screen time.
- For me, having books and podcasts lined up is so healthful and a terrific break from social media too.
- And once more, saying NO to social expectations/preparations when you might want to relaxation actually helps me to revive my psychological well being. Good mates will perceive. Solely say YES in the event you really need to be there.
- Switching my telephone off by 8:30pm every night time and making certain I don’t examine social media till I’ve fulfilled a healthful morning routine – often 9am is once I first will examine it.
- Letting go of stress and perfection throughout this time. My mantra is: My physique is robust and thrives on stability.
So with this mentioned, I’m switching off now till January! I want you all a contented, wholesome break and sit up for reconnecting with you in 2022.
Love at all times,