✖️BODY TRANSFORM UPDATE✖️
This has been the most successfully and enjoyable 'project comeback' I've ever experienced. My body is bouncing back quick, responding well to my diet + exercise and I genuinely feel so happy and content. I've always been told how detrimental and toxic stress is on our overall health, but I found myself shrugging it off and ignoring the fact. This time around I've been so kind to my body, taken the pressure off and scheduled in specific 'rest and recover' days into my routine. Not only do I feel so much calmer, but my body is actually responding better!! However, in saying this, I'm still super picky with how I structure my recovery routine so I thought I would put together a nice little checklist/visual guide to give you guys an idea of what I like to do to unwind 🙌🏼
🔥Set the mood: Not only do I love the vibe of candles burning in a warm, dark room, you guys know I'm obsessed with yummy smells. I have literally watched YouTube videos rating the top 10 strongest smelling candles. I swear by these ones from @indigoflamesoycandles they're super strong and their thick wooden wicks also create a soft open wood fire crackling sound when lit!
🙏🏼Recover: I've been trying to dedicate two nights a week to yoga or stretching. Even if I don't feel like it, I'll roll out my yoga mat, play some chill music and before I know it, I'm closing my eyes, trying to relax in the splits 😂 I've been using this yoga mat from @kamukaactive for the past few years and it's honestly still my fave! It's super grippy and soft but lets be honest... I just think it's so aesthetically pleasing 😍
🎵I either play my Sezzy Sounds: RECOVERY playlist or a random health/nutrition podcast to play while I stretch
☕️ Every night before I go to bed I drink this dreaming tea from @loving_earth I'm teaching my body to correlate its taste with sleep time to get me in a better nighttime routine.
🌿Essential oils: I swear by serums and essential oils, especially to de-stress the body. I've been using the @flora_remedia calm treatment for around 6 months now before bed and stretching and I seriously love it!
Give yourself permission to enjoy a little R&R ✨