Holistic Living is the New Black
Updated: Feb 16
What does it mean to live a “holistic” lifestyle? Does it mean you’re a hippie who goes barefoot and lives off the land? Not exactly. Or maybe you’re a vegan who meditates every morning at sunrise? Also not quite. Holistic living is all about making healthier choices for your body, mind, and spirit. This can refer to diet, exercise, mental health, or spiritual practices. From the food you eat to the products that you use on your skin and hair, a holistic lifestyle involves taking care of all aspects of yourself in a more natural way. In this guide, we’re going to dive deeper into what a holistic lifestyle really means and how it can lead you to a healthier life overall.
Balance the body
In order to achieve a harmonious lifestyle, we need to take care of our bodies. This includes eating well, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. Find time in your schedule for things like relaxation, spending time with friends and family, or just being alone with your thoughts. By doing this you are giving yourself the opportunity to be creative or spiritual as well as connected to others. We love a good Trap-Cardio session or fitness class with a group of girlfriends! Whatever it is to get your body moving and creative juices flowing.
Balance the mind
Balance the mind by going within.
In other words, practicing mindful meditation is a good way to learn how to practice mindfulness in everyday life situations like sitting on the beach and listening to the waves. If you're new to meditation, it can be helpful to start with guided meditations on a free app like Headspace or Insight Timer. These apps are particularly well-designed for beginners because they walk you through the process of becoming aware of your thoughts and feelings without making it feel like a chore or an obligation.
Next time you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by negative thoughts about yourself, remember that there's no need for them! You are more than your thoughts; they don't define who you are as a person--and if something doesn't fit into your current self-image it doesn't mean that there's something wrong with either of those things individually but rather just means that they don't belong together right now (i.e., when thinking "I suck" becomes part of what defines who we think ourselves as--it becomes part of our identity)
Balance the soul
Your soul is the part of you that makes you feel whole. It’s your heart and mind, your dreams and desires. It’s the energy within you, the place where all things come together to form a unique individual.
By balancing your soul, you can make sure that it’s happy and healthy so that it can flourish in its own way. Here are some tips for bringing harmony to your soul:* Find what makes you passionate about life—be it a lifelong passion or something new.* Be grateful for what is good in your life.* Do something enjoyable on a daily basis that allows you to express yourself freely.* Be mindful of how emotions affect your body and think about ways to manage them more effectively.* Meditate regularly (try breathing exercises).* Find an enjoyable hobby (such as painting), join an activity group at church or elsewhere, or engage in community service activities.* Spend time with friends/family as often as possible!
A balanced lifestyle will lead you down a path of happiness.
A holistic lifestyle is one that offers you the opportunity to reach your goals, feel better about yourself and the world around you, be more productive in your day-to-day life, and less stressed. Achieving this harmony is not always easy—but worth it because it will lead you down a path of happiness.
Once we have achieved harmony in our lives, everything will fall into place. We will be able to appreciate the little things and be thankful for all that we have. We will know what is important to us and how to achieve our goals. Harmony means that you can take care of yourself while taking care of those around you. I hope this article has helped you on your journey towards a more holistic lifestyle.