Looking great and feeling great are two different things. You might look your absolute best by changing your hair and makeup, but how you feel might not be the same. As WforWoman notes, it’s time to start thinking of how looking our best and feeling our best is linked and what we can take away from that.
Choosing a Healthier Diet and Exercise Lifestyle
Feeling your best is one way to make the most out of your appearance. This is because when you feel good about yourself, you’re more likely to look good because you’re more confident and motivated, and so are your behaviors.
Diet and exercise are two ways to get healthy and feel good about yourself. Diet, especially, is a great way to live a healthier lifestyle and make sure you have the energy you need throughout the day. If you need the motivation to shed a few extra pounds, it might help you to know that a loss of weight can lead to lower blood pressure, decreased risk of Type 2 diabetes, lower cholesterol levels, reduced risk of cancer, and an overall improvement in your mood.
Exercise can be difficult to incorporate into busy lifestyles, but you can start by trying out new ways of staying active without hitting the gym or running outside. This could include things like dance classes or light weights at home instead of going to the gym as well as using the stairs or parking as far away from entrances as possible in order to get your step goals in.
You can combine exercise and mindfulness with yoga, too. Yoga is beneficial for both feeling and looking one’s best. It’s important, however, to get the proper training in order to reduce the risk of injury and to ensure you’re getting the maximum benefit.
Having a Wardrobe That Works
Clothes do have a significant impact on someone’s self-esteem and happiness in general, but only if you wear the right ones for your body type and personality. But how can you tell if your clothes are really doing their job? For that, it’s important to understand what clothes work best with different body types. There are several online sources like StyleCraze that help guide you through that.
Look for some clothes that leave you feeling fantastic, comfortable clothes that don’t sacrifice style. For example, some new loungewear like a T-shirt, robe, or pair of leggings can make you feel great whether you’re relaxing or trying to keep up with the kids at home.
Making a Smarter Career Choice
A new career is just like a fresh start. It’s a chance to start all over, with a clean slate. The same could be said about switching careers. Switching careers can provide some amazing benefits, such as financial independence and more time to do what you love.
If you’re in a job that’s no longer challenging or too stressful, and you’re ready for a career change, switching careers can be a boon for your mental health. Fortunately, online degree programs make it easy to earn an advanced degree, such as a doctorate while still working full-time or tending to family obligations. When looking for an online school, ensure it’s accredited and that it offers competitive tuition rates.
It’s natural to want to look and feel our very best and, with a bit of time and effort, it’s possible to both boost our own self-esteem and present a more confident version of ourselves to the world.
Camille likes to write about a variety subjects to help her readers improve their health and well-being. She created Bereaver after she went through the ups and downs of the bereavement process herself following the loss of her parents and husband. With the help of her friend who was also experiencing a loss of her own, she learned how to grieve the healthy way, and she wants to share that with others.