We spend so much time running around trying to please others, whether it’s your boss, your SO, your children, or your friends and family. It can be very taxing! When was the last time you took some time to take care of yourself? If you can’t remember, that’s bad news bears.
For centuries, humankind has been transforming the ritual of bathing into a meaningful practice. Ancient Greek andRoman bathhousescombined healing rituals with entertainment,Japanbelieved the ritual of bathing was a spiritual pursuit of purity. Today, we use water as a healing element synonymous with relaxation; jacuzzis, birthing pools, hot springs baths, and mineral baths are socialized bathing rituals of the 21st century.
Do you ever stop to think about how many chemicals you’re exposing your body to on a regular basis? When it comes to beauty, don’t take unnecessary risks. Learn more about SLS, DEA, Parabens and why, as a consumer, we should be working to avoid these chemicals.
You try to avoid chemicals in your diet, so why not practice this ritual when it comes to hair care? One of the most harmful ingredients in hair care is added fragrances. Artificial fragrances are created in a lab using a concoction of chemicals. These chemicals are absorbed by the skin over time and there’s no telling the extent of damage that this can cause to your body.
How many opportunities did you let slip through your fingers in the past year because you were afraid of making a mistake? Did you learn a new skill, go for that big promotion, or book that plane ticket? This irrational fear of making mistakes could be holding you back from more than you realize. You’ve got 365 glorious days to take new risks, make new mistakes, and teach yourself something new in the process.