This is my first post of 2023 and we are already 8 days in. As excited as I have been about this year (please don’t ask me why I am excited, it just feels a little different to last year.) I still have a few hangups that I need to get off my chest before the year OFFICALLY begins on here.
Too often when we are pursuing our dreams and goals taking care of ourselves our self-care is the first thing that gets pushed aside for things seen as more important; running our business, our employment, social commitments, family obligations.Yes, these things are important but in our fast paced and increasingly competitive lives and world though slightly slowed by the current global pandemic, it is also more important than ever that we take time to ourselves when we need it.
With sales and customers moving online, running a traditional business isn’t enough, irrespective of size and niche. This is illustrated by the statistics collected in 2021, which showed that 29% of retail sales were made online. This means that a user-friendly and optimised ecommerce platform is a must for your business. Increasing your online traffic and conversion rates could boost your revenues and profits, so you should consider these top tips to optimise your online store.
For most people on approach to their 40s, the biggest concern is minimising those grey hairs. But heading into your 40s and beyond means, you’ve got to put your health under the microscope. As a woman, your health risks will change the older you get. And while there are concerns in your 20s and 30s, you need to know what to look out for, so here are a few things to consider when heading towards your fourth decade.
It can be something that not many of us take time to do, as we have a lot of other distractions in life. With work and family life, it can be much easier to just sit down at the end of the day on your phone, but scrolling Instagram and watching Netflix don’t class as a hobby! When you have a hobby that you like to indulge in, then it can be something that gives you a lot of pleasure, as well as help to reduce stress as you can switch off. Depending on what hobby you choose, it can help your health, both physical and mental, so who doesn’t want to have that?
Imagine a free weight loss tool that doubles your chances of taking off pounds. That’s how powerful a food journal can be. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente studied participants in a weight-loss program, and found that those who kept daily food journals lost twice as much weight as those who didn’t. Of course, keeping a journal does require some time and work. See how these tips can help you stay on track.
There is a lot that spending time in nature can do for you. For one thing, fresh air is always beneficial, and you will discover that simply getting out into nature more often is worthwhile. It is also true that spending time in nature has the ability to relax and calm you, and it is known to be beneficial to the nervous system. If you suffer from anxiety or something similar, this could be something to think about because it is a great way to clear your mind. If you want to spend more time in nature this year, there are many things you can do to make it much easier on yourself. Let’s take a closer look.
While some people are fortunate enough to enjoy their occupations, many others were drawn to them by need, simplicity, or even a good income. When you are not entirely charmed
There’s no fast route to happiness, but at the very least, you’d hope that you’re putting your energy into things that’ll bring happiness at one stage. Material items and wealth can be one source of joy, but they’re unlikely to bring long-lasting joy. Or rather, they’re not the things that’ll allow you to experience fulfilment. If you’re content in your body, mind, and spirit, however, then it’ll be much more likely that you can identify and experience joy when it arrives. In this blog, we’re going to run through some key ideas that’ll lead to just that.
Ditching your doctor in favour of a new one is not a choice that people ought to take lightly, but there may be a time when doing so is the best decision you can make for you and your health. You might have some ongoing problems with your doctor, or you might have had one bad experience, like a missed diagnosis or a dismissed health concern. Here’s how to know when it’s time to find a new Doctor.