It’s 2016, the year of self care. Okay, we made that up—but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give it a go. Now is always the best time to take care of physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual health. Maybe all four at the same time. On Thumbtack we can help you find top-rated wellness providers who’ll bring your life back to fabulous.
Check out these nine ideas for feeling good now, cause life’s no fun with the blues.
Eat to Live Longer
Wondering how the hell to maintain a healthy body weight through proper nutrition? There’s a reason there are experts for that—you’re not the only one who finds it hard. Whether it’s pre or postnatal body changes, disease care, or addressing an eating disorder, sometimes it’s best to get professional help.
Explore Yoga for the Body and Mind
Isn’t it annoying how everyone loves yoga and claims it changed their life? You, too, can be one of those people! Whether suffering from anxiety or depression, chronic pain, or insomnia—yoga has the power to heal. Yoga lessons cure what ails you. Seriously.
Rework Rocky Relationships
It’s all fun and games when you meet on Tinder, but then stuff gets real. Maybe a baby joined the gang, maybe someone’s been untrue, or maybe you just can’t seem to communicate anymore. There’s no need to just tough it out. Invest in your partner with relationship counseling. It’s not hokey and it can renew the beauty in your love.
Try Hypnotherapy for Healing
Not just for magic shows, hypnotherapy is a proven therapeutic technique that alleviates anxiety, pain, and can help with smoking cessation. Maybe 2016 is the year to kick cigarettes. Maybe working with a hypnotherapist will do the trick.
Make This the Year of the Six-Pack
Personal trainers are to fitness goals what bong hits are to inertia: Best Friends. Find a rocking personal trainer who will learn your goals, then create a step-by-step plan to help get you there. Motivation, fear, discomfort, procrastination…all those things can be side-stepped with a coach.
Explore Your Spiritual Side
Even if you have the ‘perfect’ everything, life can still feel empty. Spirituality isn’t the answer for every person, but it fills a deep need in many. Finding your spiritual journey can be overwhelming and stressful. Reach out to a spirituality coach to start on your path and see what unfolds.
Reset with Reiki Healing
Take a holistic approach to your health by receiving reiki treatments. Reiki is a form of bodywork wherein the practitioner facilitates the flow of energy through the client. It’s super relaxing, feels terrific, and is said to relieve physical, emotional, and mental stress. Go on and get unblocked.
Feel the Magic of Massage
Making time to undo the kinks in your physical body will have a ripple effect on your emotional and mental state, too. We run and hurry and multi-task and are just freaking busy all. the. time. Chill out. Get some deep tissue massage and unwind. You’ll be better for having done it.
Get a Life Coach
Sometimes it’s hard being a person. There are too many damn things to figure out and life feels like one big tangled knot. The sweet thing is that just like your 3rd grade soccer team had a coach who steered you towards the win, you can now have a coach to steer you through the rocky moments in life. It’s not handing over the reins, it’s just stopping to ask for some directions on a dark, rainy night.
Take the time to take the time for yourself. You are your own best investment!