How to: Balance Your Mental and Physical Wellness

Mental and physical wellness go hand in hand.

Today’s concept of wellness goes beyond simply promoting physical health, exercise, and nutrition. Wellness is about improving someone’s overall quality of life and is achieved by making small but positive changes to one’s social, emotional, spiritual, mental, and physical wellness. For example, you could have the top exercise routine, but if you’re eating junk food and surrounding yourself with negative thoughts, you’re not going to be the best that you can be.

For all-encompassing wellness, you must focus on improving both your physical health and mentality. Here are a few tips on how to get started!

Practice yoga or meditation to relieve stress.

Yoga and meditation have been proven to relieve stress and clear your mind. After a busy day at work, a stressful parents’ evening at school, or completing the household chores, we often hold on to tension and build up stress. Through calm meditation, you’re offered the chance to solely focus on your breathing or one task in particular so that your stress levels drop. In addition to improving your body’s core strength and flexibility, yoga is a great way to work on your overall wellness.

Eat the right foods.

As we go through the rat race where we juggle endless tasks to fit our busy schedules, stress is sure to build up. It’s easy to turn to unhealthy foods for convenience and comfort. It’s a slippery slope though; once we start, it’s hard to stop. Choosing the right foods from the get-go is a sure way to help your health, both mentally and physically. Healthy food provides us with the essential nutrients and vitamins that we need to perform at our very best.

Receive the right support.

Personal trainers that are focused on improving your overall health and wellbeing enable you to see results like never before. With professionals to guide you through the right workout routines designed specifically for your body and lifestyle, you’ll be able to improve your overall health and wellbeing!

What are you waiting for? Better your physical and mental wellness today. Visit the experts at Genesis Performance & Fitness, serving Thousand Oaks, California and beyond with local and mobile personal training and coaching!

Jenna Dillon

Founder & CEO

Jenna is an Executive Coach committed to working with high performing individuals and companies who are up to exploring what they’re capable of achieving within their lives, careers, company culture and leadership. She is passionate about empowering her clients - standing with them and for them - so they have the tools to create extraordinary results.