How to Feel Better in Your Own Skin

The summer is here which means beach time and more summer sun. The warm sun means fewer cloths and if you don’t feel good in your own skin you could dread the moments that are poolside. If this is the case, then these tips are for you. Here are easy methods to help you feel better in your own skin.

Eat breakfast

It may seem silly if you are on a diet to eat more food, but studies show that people who skip breakfast are more inclined to over eat later in the day. If you want a healthy start to your day eat a healthy well-balanced breakfast. This will help you feel more balanced and connected to your daily health goals.

Get In Touch With Your Heart

Sure you can eat healthy and work out daily but if you are unhappy, no amount of cloths, promotions, relationships, and social status achievements can help you feel better. Peace starts with you and looking inward to ask yourself what you really want out of life. If you spend your time always being there for other people and putting yourself last then you may let your health slide. Putting your health first means getting in touch with you and your own heart.

Find an activity that you enjoy. Did you know that doing a physical activity that you like will help you stay more active? When you don’t worry about exercise it can become natural to your daily routine. You don’t have to have a gym membership and sweat for hours each day to feel more alive in your own skin. Just follow your heart and do what you love.

Meditate

You don’t need to trade your pretty pumps in for Birkenstocks to become a more chilled out person, nor do you need to travel to India and become a mediating junkie. Just taking a few moments to visualize and balance yourself can do wonders for your overall psyche. Studies showed people who took 10 minutes everyday and visualize their body fit and lean, had better results of reaching their goal then those people who did not visualize a healthy trim figure. If you worry about your weight, you can try to calm your worries by practicing mindfulness.

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Smile

Smiling is a simple way to uplift your mode. If you feel down and out simple life up your lips and smile. You may feel better instantly. Plus people who smile are more approachable and fun to be around.

For more information on your health and how be confident with your smile visit Doctor Nathan Austria, at Bethany Family Dental, a Dentist in Portland OR. Shannon Kaiser is a health writer for the Portland Oregon wellness community.

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