This is a guest post by Niki Hampton.
You strive every day to be a brand-forward, innovative industry leader and provide your customers with the very best quality and service. When was the last time you took just a few moments to center yourself and attend to your wellness?
These simple practices can help you not only relieve stress but also help you feel more confident and competent in your business.
Let’s look at five tips you can use every day to find business success through wellness practices.
Even a few minutes when you start the day or get to your desk, can help bring calmness to your day. According to Psychology Today, even 30 seconds could provide you relief from stress. Doing a mini-meditation can get your day back on track and in a more positive space. How many times have you been sitting in a meeting or trying to do office work and just felt drained? You need to take a few minutes for yourself. Put everything down on your desk. Close your eyes. Focus on deep, steady breaths.
#2. Repeat Positive Affirmations
An affirmation can be just a few words or an entire mantra. It is a positive thought or feeling you say to yourself to start your day with a positive connotation. Consider affirmations that apply to the specific stressors in your life. A practice you can adopt to your morning routine can be as simple as writing positive notes, such as ‘I will conquer the day’. Consider leaving affirmations on your bathroom mirror, in your car, and in your workspace
#3. Have a Positive mindset
Adopting a positive mindset might seem like an obvious move when trying to put out your intentions and looking for the connections to help you succeed; however, this is an area many people struggle with. Our reactions are meant to protect us from causing harm to ourselves or from external sources to cause us harm. Self-preservation is ingrained in us and sometimes these manifest in negative thoughts to warn us against negative outcomes of our actions. These thoughts can be changed with practice.
#4. Work With a Wellness Coach
Did you ever play sports as a child? Maybe you would shoot little neighborhood hoops. If you did, you likely worked with coaches. A coach is a great support in so many areas of your life. Sports may be far behind you, but the qualities and discipline you learn from working with a coach are in front of you.
#5. Practice Yoga
Yoga helps stress in so many ways and you can work it in your busy work day. A few simple moves or stretches can help relieve tension, improve posture, and increase circulation. All of these things help your body relax, which can sharpen your mind. One of the simplest Yoga practices includes the Child’s Pose. This is a simple pose that allows you to stretch tired shoulders and back muscles while clearing your mind for a few moments.
When you take the time to recharge your mind, center your body, and renew your spirit you will find greater business success through focus, discipline, and a positive mindset. Take time to work wellness routines into your work day. These simple, quick practices help with all areas in your life. I hope you enhance your business Success Through Wellness Practices mentioned above!
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