This summer may not be the kind of summer you were expecting, but you can still make a point to enjoy it! Here at Artisan’s Rejuvenation Med Spa, we’re passionate about helping you take good care of yourself and enjoy personal wellness. With that in mind, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite tips on everyday ways you can boost your mood this summer! Each person is unique, so feel free to tweak these tips – or just use them as inspiration – to create habits and activities that work best for you.
1. Do more of what makes you happy
Even though our lifestyles have changed a lot in the last few months, it’s important to remember the activities that you truly enjoyed doing – whether that’s chatting with friends, getting in a good workout, listening to your favorite songs or anything else that makes you genuinely happy. This summer, you can give your mood a boost by committing to doing more of those things! Even if you feel silly adding something like “enjoy music” to your daily calendar – it’s been proven that regularly taking time to enjoy something, big or small, can improve your mood.
2. Treat yourself
Think of something that makes you feel refreshed, relaxed, pampered or just plain happy – that’s how you treat yourself. Whether you thought of online shopping, talking to a loved one, taking a bath, enjoying a book or anything else – those are things that count as self-care, and they can all provide you with a much-needed mood boost! When it comes to online shopping, we’re happy to help you treat yourself to clinically proven skin care through our online store. Not only that, but this month you can give us a call to learn about our specials on three pampering packages: Refresh, Renew and Revitalize! Each package provides uniquely synergistic combinations of top-quality skin treatments and products.
3. Schedule time to worry
Worrying is part of the human condition, and most of us worry way more than we realize. Fortunately, there’s an easy way take back control and improve our mindset — with a clinically-proven tool called “worry time!” That’s right, you can actually schedule time in your day to worry. The key to success is maintaining structure. For example, give yourself 5 to 10 minutes each day to worry, and remember to set a timer for yourself, so you notice when it’s time to stop! Scheduling worry time sounds crazy, but what you are essentially doing is retraining your brain to worry less!
4. Give gardening a try
If you’ve noticed that more people seem to be gardening lately, you’re not wrong! If you’ve been thinking about getting into gardening yourself, now is the perfect time. Gardening has suddenly become so popular because it’s hands-on, you can watch the results appear before you, and it effectively stops your mind from focusing on daily worries and concerns! And after all, who doesn’t love to see blooming flowers or enjoy fresh produce, especially when you grow it yourself? Plus, you can enjoy the mood-boosting benefits even without a spacious yard by tending to indoor plants, a window box or just a small herb garden on your front step.
5. Make a few food changes
It’s no secret that when you feel great, you’re in a better mood! Physical and mental wellbeing are more intertwined than people typically expect. This can partly be because many don’t realize that they could feel better, simply because they don’t think they feel bad. It’s hard to understand the physical and mental benefits of eating better until you’re experiencing them yourself! That’s why we recommend taking the proactive approach and doing the best you can to swap sugary and processed foods in your diet with healthy, satisfying alternatives like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins. You’ll be thrilled to discover how much better you can feel!
We hope you’ll try a few of these tips, in any way that works best for you. You deserve to feel happy and enjoy your summer! If you’re thinking of treating yourself to medical-grade skin care or a gift card for your favorite aesthetic treatments, just give us a call at 979-704-6879 or request a consultation online today!
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