How to Live a More Natural Life

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Lifestyle

No matter where you live, what you do for a living, what kind of lifestyle you lead, living a non-toxic, healthy life is the goal of everyone. It definitely sounds great and it is one of the biggest changes that you can do for yourself. However, sometimes this might be easier said than done. What are the most important things you have to know? How to actually start? Are there any tips and tricks to living a more natural and healthier life? Take a look at some of these steps and incorporate them as soon as possible if you want to make a difference in your life:

Always opt for a massage

In order to start living a healthier and more natural life, you need to feel the change in your body. Due to the fast pace of life nowadays and the sea of responsibilities that we encounter every day, we forget about how much we need to tend to our bodies. Opting for a massage is a great way to start this process - it will make your body much more reflexive and yourself able to enjoy life more. It is very important, though, to choose a good massage that is not going to be pleasant, but also strong enough to actually help you relax your body. If you cannot find time to go and book a men’s mobile massage, you can always book a mobile one where the masseur (male therapist) will come to your house.

Opt for more natural food and drinks

Turning to more natural options for meals and drinks is definitely going to help you in your goal to live a more natural life. This means that you give up on food that is greasy and heavy, give up on fast food, and opt for food that is either raw or grilled. Make your diet richer in vegetables and fruit. On the other hand, bid farewell to sugary drinks and juices, and focus on water and tea instead. There are various types of tea that have amazing taste and are very healthy, so you can have them as an option instead of coffee or juice. To make sure you always have them at home, you can consider certain wholesale tea options and order them that way. Drinking natural drinks is very important, not only because of detoxing the organism, but also because it is very healthy and will do wonders for your body.

Reduce garbage

Another way to live a more natural life and also help our planet is to reduce the amount of garbage and to recycle whatever you can. Always try to find ideas that are eco-friendly and that do not require any use of plastic and harmful materials. If you have an option to use containers more than once, do that. Recycling containers and using them some other time, or simply using reusable stainless steel or glass options will definitely lower the use of plastic. It is always a good idea to prevent the garbage from accumulating.

Clean your cosmetics

The most harmful materials are not in the food that you eat or the juices that you drink, but rather in your cosmetics and the products that you have in your bathroom. This is why it is a good idea to take a look at the ingredients of each and then decide if you want to keep that particular product or not. Make sure to check the body moisturizer, sunscreen, makeup, lotion, shampoo, and if you are a guy, the shaving cream.

Go outside more

Finally, always go outside more. Try to find different venues and places where you will go and sightsee. There are so many natural places all around us, and it would be such a shame not to experience them. So, the next time you want to go to a swimming pool, consider a lake nearby where you can have your dip in the water while still enjoying a more natural life.

It is not difficult to lead a healthier and more natural life. It does take a bit of devotion and it does require to be more open to new destinations and new things, but it is definitely worth it. Simply try it out and you will see for yourself.

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.

5 Tips to Relax Your Body No Matter Where You Are

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Physical Health

We are always associating stress with our mental health, failing to realize that it can take its toll on our physical health as well. How many times have you felt stiff, experienced back pain or a sore jaw? Probably more than you wanted, and everything is simply the result or being stressed out. And you cannot be blamed – life today can be so difficult at times that stress is the only thing we have left. However, it’s very important to try and do whatever we can to alleviate the stress and relax our muscles and our bodies. But how to do that? It’s easier said than done, right? Take a look at some of the easiest ways how to relax your body, regardless of where you are at that precise moment:

Nothing like a good massage

Yes. There’s definitely nothing like a good massage, and if you have the possibility of booking one, make sure you do that immediately. The good thing is that you can nowadays find so many good masseurs who also offer mobile massages, so you don’t have to go to them – they can come to you. It’s very important to know who your masseur is, as you definitely want someone who knows what they’re doing. Opt for a relaxation or deep tissue massage, as these are the ones that will help you relax in the best possible way.

Comfort before anything else

Next up, you should pay attention to what you’re wearing. No, we’re not going to lecture you about the trends and must-have of the season, but on the fact that you should always wear whatever’s comfortable for you. Discomfort can also be a great trigger for stress, so you can minimize it by wearing pieces of clothing that make you feel comfortable. If you have to dress up for your office, make sure that you wear shoes that are comfortable and a suit (or a shirt and pants) that both look good on you and are comfy. If you can rock athleisure in your office, you can always opt for men’s Adidas clothing and shoes as they are both extremely fashionable and comfortable. Most importantly, you can combine them with a suit without any problem – it’s the latest fashion y’all! Don’t forget to wear comfortable underwear, though. This is something that many take for granted, but it turns out that wearing the wrong underwear can definitely break our day.

Be mindful

It is said that, in order to relax your body, you need to relax your mind. Believe it or not, it’s worth trying, right? The best way to do this is with mindfulness meditation – a practice that has been scientifically proven to decrease anxiety and stress levels, and also increase the grey matter in the brain. Just allocate 15-20 minutes every day to meditate just a bit, and you will feel much more centered in the morning and throughout the following day.

The thing with shoulders

The stress that you carry can certainly take its toll on your body. But what body part will suffer the most? Definitely your shoulders and your neck, and this can result in stiffness and in pain. What you need to do to prevent this from happening, is simply drop your shoulders, and stop the unnecessary tension from building up there. Drop your shoulders and take a deep breath. You will see the difference in no time, and just imagine how it will feel if you did this throughout the day. Be conscious of the posture of your shoulders and grow a habit out of it. What you can also do is practice the occasional shoulder and neck stretch, as it wouldn’t hurt at all.

The thing with feet

The top of your body (basically your shoulders and your neck) can be full of stress, but as much as this body part is important, so is the lowest point of your body – the foot. Relaxing your feet can definitely help you a lot with relaxing your entire body. Every part of your body is connected by nerves to your feet, so you can effectively relax your entire body if you opt for a foot massage or stretching your toes out.

As you can see, it’s not that difficult to help your body relax from time to time. Not only will you be doing your mental self a favour, but you will see the benefits it has on your physical health as well. Try them out and you will see. We will be expecting your thank you cards.

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.