The topic of self-care has become one of the most popular subjects, with everyone from influencers to gurus speaking on the importance of caring for the body and mind. While many tout its benefits, some find the concept foreign or (if we're honest) a little bit silly. The truth is that taking care of yourself is an ancient notion found in thousand-year-old civilizations, with self-care tools recovered and restored on display in museums throughout the world. If you're ready to feel better physically, mentally, and emotionally, caring for your body and mind is an excellent place to begin. Let's take a look at some self-care steps you can implement in your sacred space to help transform your life.
A cluttered, disorganized space will lead to an unsettled mind and body, which is why organizing your home, office, or wherever you spend most of your time is vital. Organizing your belongings will put your mind at ease, reduce stress and anxiety, and give you a sense of overall peace and calm, which can help reduce feelings of sadness and make you feel more in control.
Creating A Safe And Secure Space
Your sacred space should be where you feel safe and secure, protected from the world around you. Taking time to design an area that is free from triggers and stresses ensures you always have a place to go where you can recharge and unwind. Consider using natural products like crystals, candles, and aroma therapy to cleanse the room and allow your mind and body to decompress. Don't be afraid to get creative and design a space that reflects your personality!
Prioritize A Healthy Living Environment
It may come as a surprise to learn that creating a healthy living environment is a form of self-care, and it's one of the most important and impactful things you can do for yourself. Our living environment dramatically impacts how we view the world; if unhealthy, it will eventually affect our emotional, mental, and physical well-being. While there are some healthy living fundamentals like eating correctly, exercising, and getting enough sleep, a healthy living environment will look different for everyone. Take a few minutes to sit down and visualize what you're ideal sacred space looks like; does it mean eliminating chemicals in your home, seeking more sustainable options for clothing and furniture, decluttering needless objects, etc.? Some may find there is a relationship in their life that is causing mental or even physical harm, and the best course of action would be to end it or distance themselves. While it may be challenging at first, eliminating the aspects of your life that bring negativity and toxicity is more than worth the effort in the long run!
Self-care is one of the most powerful things you can do for your mind, body, and soul, and incorporating it into your sacred space is an excellent way to improve the way you think and feel. Incorporating these self-care tips into your home, office, or anywhere you spend a lot of time will get you on track to prioritizing your well-being and living your best life!
Surging Vibrations Lifestyle LLC
Licensed Clinical Therapist and
Self Care Life Coach