I swear International Day of Yoga 2020 could not have been better timed this year. In the face of this global pandemic, it’s never been more important to look after our physical and mental well-being. Weeks of lockdown have had us all turned to ways to keep our mood lifted and for many of us, yoga has been a saviour.
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Tranquillity, peace and happiness. Isn’t that what we are all striving for? With our busy hectic modern lives, these precious states of well-being are often overlooked. But they needn’t be. With some deliberate focus and action, they can be achieved on a daily basis. And to kick-start your plans to incorporate them into your daily life, look no further than seven days and six nights away from the world as you know it, and head to the epitome of health through Escape Ritual, Bali.
We all know regular exercise has many benefits, including keeping your heart healthy and strong. And despite being a qualified fitness instructor, I’ve always said being fit doesn’t have to mean going to the gym. Everyday activities, such as gardening and walking, can have physical benefits and support mental wellbeing too which as you may know I’m a huge advocate of.
If you don’t ski, why would you go to a ski resort, right? Sadly, this is the notion some non-skiers have. But aside from taking part in some ‘après-ski’, there is plenty to get involved in at resorts full of the powder stuff as I found out. In fact, I realised the benefits of getting involved in some of the non-ski activities had a profound effect on mind, body and soul.
The countdown to Christmas is on. And while it’s known as the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be one of the most stressful. The demands of the festive season including shopping for gifts, organising a party, family gatherings and social commitments can leave us feeling a tad overwhelmed. Taking time out for yourself by relaxing and staying calm, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the festive season. To help you get through it all in one piece, here’s some ways to help you find a way to relax throughout December.