Loving YOU first, the Holistic Way

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Loving YOU first, the Holistic Way

Holistic self care applies to all levels of life: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. We want to practice self love and self care everyday.

Giving yourself the gift of self care means giving every aspect of your life the attention it deserves to help return to a place of balance and vitality. There are many wonderful ways we can do this every day.

Book time for a soothing Epsom Salt bath

Self love sometimes means making a date with yourself and letting others around you know that this is YOUR time. Epsom Salt baths are soothing and relaxing to the mind and soul. It is your time to turn off the world and be with yourself and look at the benefits:

Kristen Wootton, ND, stay hydrated, self care, self love

Epsom Salt Bath

• Provides Magnesium. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, the first being calcium. ...

• Promotes Sleep and Stress Reduction. ...

• Helps with Constipation. ...

• Reduces Pain and Swelling.

Daily Journaling

Journaling is an incredibly beneficial self-care technique, which doesn’t just enhance feelings of happiness, but reduces stress, clarifies thoughts and feelings, and ultimately helps you get to know yourself better.

When you write, you are pausing your life for a few minutes. It can be a very powerful tool to help you understand what is going on inside you

Breathe

To truly love yourself and others, you need to access your feelings through your body. How often we hear – just breathe!

Lack of self-love often boils down to a false belief that you are unworthy of love—one that likely began when you were growing up. Breath of Fire is a potent self-healing technique that will strengthen your nervous system, reduce your stress, and shift this negative emotional state.

Here is how you do the Breath of fire:

Breath of Fire

Savour the time and benefits of a cup of Herbal Tea

From green tea to hibiscus, from white tea to chamomile, teas are chock full of flavonoids and other healthy goodies.

Eastern countries have regarded herbal tea as a key to good health, happiness, and wisdom, for thousands of years. It is now catching on in the western world as researchers discover the many health benefits of different types of teas.

Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss; lower cholesterol; and bring about mental alertness.

Kristen Wootton, ND, self care, self love

:Relax with a up of Herbal Tea

Tea also appears to have antimicrobial qualities. What a wonderful way to give yourself some love and self care everyday.

Kristin Wootton ND Naturopathic Doctor

Burlington, Ontario