Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on how incredible moms truly are. They give so much of themselves to their children, partners, work and communities. Unfortunately, without an adequate plan for self-care, it is not uncommon for women to lose themselves in the process.
We all need to slow down, recharge and evaluate our health from time to time, especially moms. Many health problems develop slowly, which is why it is important that we address small issues before they get out of hand. Whether you’re a mother yourself or not, help an amazing woman in your life by sharing these proactive steps for living a healthy life at any age.
You deserve a break. Carve out some ‘me time,’ outside of your usual activities. Use this time to recharge, relax, and do something you enjoy.
Nourish Your Body
Feeding your body properly will increase energy (yes, even on those sleepless nights when you’re up with the little ones), reduce stress and improve your overall well-being.
Make exercise a part of your daily routine, or better yet make it a part of your family’s. Go for a bike ride, take the dog for a stroll, play a game of tag in the backyard. If you can make time for movement in the same way you make time to brush your teeth every morning and night, your mind and body will thank you.
Ask for Help
This is a big one. There is no shame in turning to friends, family or healthcare professionals to help when life gets overwhelming. Plug into the support systems that are available to you to help alleviate some of the pressures of daily life.
We want to express gratitude and thanks to all of the mothers who give their best to their families, but we also want to encourage each mother to give to herself. There is no better gift than the gift of health.
If your mom, wife, daughter, sister or friend is suffering from any pain or health problems, call Cadence Chiropractic at 403.521.2278 to book your FREE consultation with Dr. Angela Pucci.