At this point, you’ve likely heard about the importance of self-care. The real question is, how often do you make a conscious effort to incorporate it into your daily routine? Can you even remember the last time you took time for yourself? Carving out the time for self-care is crucial for your mental health, and there are plenty of ways to go about it.
Back in the post-war era, many people could only dream of the free time and devices we enjoy today. From dishwashersto microwaves, on-demand TV, andelectric lawn mowers we have more gadgets than ever which should be creating a utopia of minimal work.
Sadly, the reality is somewhat different.
Not only are many of us working more extendedhours than ever before, but these days it is normal for both partners to be involved in work for much of the week just to pay for the lifestyle we desire.
Unlike prescribed drugs, reflexology doesn’t have the incumbent side-effects such as nausea, dizziness and lethargy. During your reflexology session, you’ll sit in a relaxing position. You’ll remove your shoes and socks and then reflexologist works on one foot and then on another...
Running is great exercise. It is not only an intensive cardiovascular workout, but also involves other systems in the body, such as circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, muscular and lymphatic. Whether you’re a dedicated marathon runner or someone who only has time for a short jog at the weekend (like me), we’d all like to improve our performance, maybe increase our speed, distance or stamina and we’d certainly all like to be able to recover from a run quicker, decrease the muscle stiffness and avoid injuries.
Anecdotally, reflexology has proven to be a miracle for some women, who swear that it was regular massages that helped them to finally conceive. Many medical doctors, while disagreeing that reflexology might be able to specifically target the internal organs, hormone imbalances, or improperly functioning systems that are contributing to infertility, do agree that helping a women who is TTC to relax and relieve stress is invaluable, and it is this ability to relieve stress that might contribute to a greater chance of conceiving.
Reflexology is a treatment based on the principle that there are areas and points on the feet, hands, and ears that are connected through the nervous system to corresponding parts of the body. When pressure is applied to these areas and points it stimulates the movement of energy along the nerve channels and helps to restore homeostasis balance in the body.