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Me-time is not a luxury! We all need quiet in our lives for our mental health and wellbeing. We are living in a noisy, hectic, fast-paced world and are constantly bombarded with noise, things we have to do, places we need to be, deadlines, feeling overwhelmend with our never-ending to-do list. The balancing act of juggling family, friends and work commitments is making us feel stressed and anxious. We are surrounded by noise and distractions,  which can be harmful to our mental health and wellbeing. The noise and busyness of life is making us feel stressed and anxious.

If you suffer from stress or anxiety, or if you get stuck in old patterns or hooked on a bad habit that don’t serve you – you are not alone. By taking some quiet time out it will help you to establish calm and wellness in your life. Although the benefits of mindfulness & meditation are clear, you can simply benefit from being quiet, taking time out for yourself, a bit of me time to soothe the soul and calm your nervous system. All the following activities will support you to find calm in your life.

Schedule at least 10-15 minutes regularly to get for some me-time.

  • Sit quietly
  • Meditate
  • Listen to music
  • Go for a peaceful walk outdoors
  • Take a nap
  • Focusing on your breathing
  • Yoga
  • Reading
  • Having a cup of tea or coffee alone

Another thing you can do is grab a notebook and write down your thoughts and feelings. Or write a list of the things you are grateful for, your positive characteristics and strengths, doing this will lift your mood and has been proven to increase your mental health and well being. Those who write down their goals are more likely to achieve them.

The secret is to make these things habits or rituals in your day. Meditation, mindfulness and spending some quiet time alone can help us to help manage stress and anxiety and help us find calm in our hectic lives. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition. – Improve Health & Wellness – Relieve anxiety & stress management – Reduce depression – Sleep better and overcome ins omnia – Rest and renew – Work out your priorities – Find calm in the chaos – Heal physically and emotionally Making time for solitude and time for yourself is not a luxury. You need to take the time, make it a habit and schedule it in your life. Eugenie Pepper KEY MINDFULNESS – THE KEY FOR ME 97 Avoca St, RANDWICK NSW 2031 t. 0412 352 429


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