5 Goals To Improve Your Well-Being

Well-being is all about living with intention and supporting yourself to feel as healthy and as happy as possible. Of course, it’s impossible to feel 100% amazing all of the time, but what you can do is set goals to improve your wellness.

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Learn A New Skill

One of the best ways to boost your well-being is to learn a new skill. When we learn something new, we experience a challenge; raise our confidence; boost our endorphin levels; and potentially extend our social circles. All you have to do is figure out which new hobby you want to try. It could be learning a new language or a creative practice. Perhaps a new sports hobby is more suited to you? Whatever you choose to try, be patient throughout the learning process, and don’t forget to have fun with it!

Improve Your Financial Health

Many of us worry about money, whether it’s debt, retirement, or landing a new job. To supercharge your well-being, it’s helpful to regain control of your finances. To support your progress, here are a few options.

Start investing: Investing is a fantastic way to take control of your future finances and make some extra money. You don’t need to invest a huge amount. Start small and try Robo Advisors, or paying into a 401K.

Rework your budget: A detailed budget is one of the best ways to start making savings, and you can do this easily using applications such as GoodBudget or Mint.

Eliminate your debt: Many people are held back by debt, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are several financial programs available that allow you to eliminate your debt and start fresh. One example is the DTSS program; for more information, take a look at http://www.dtss.us/about.html.

Reconnect With The Great Outdoors

The natural world is scientifically proven to boost our wellness levels, yet many don’t spend nearly enough time outside! Reconnecting with the outdoors doesn’t cost a thing, and there are plenty of physical and mental health benefits. Whether it’s hiking in the forest, swimming in the lakes, or relaxing at the beach, the natural world can help you to look after your mental health.

Start A Journaling Practice

We all go through stressful periods in our lives, and writing in a journal is a great way to express these feelings and heal. Next time you’re feeling emotional, take out your journal and write down how you feel. Remember, no one has to read this writing apart from you. The practice is useful to express yourself honestly and arrive at new levels of clarity.

Give Back To The Community

Studies have shown that helping others can improve our wellness levels. There may be charity work that you can get involved with locally, or perhaps online. You don’t need to have lots of spare time, even one hour a week working could make a massive difference to someone else’s life!

Wishing you the very best,

Suzie Carr, novelist

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