As the world awakens from its winter slumber, spring offers the perfect opportunity for a fresh start, not just in our surroundings but within ourselves too.
Senior pharmaceutical executive and Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Ultra Nature Dr. Sam Megalli, offers his top four suggestions to supplement your inner spring clean, rejuvenating your body and mind for the season ahead. Broom not required!
- Energise Your Diet
With spring’s arrival, it’s time to bid farewell to heavy winter comfort foods and welcome in the vibrancy of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Dr. Sam recommends a diet makeover, introducing readers to the world of nutrient-rich options that support a gentle detox. “Incorporate foods that promote digestion and vitality, like leafy greens, citrus fruits, and fresh herbs. For an extra boost, specific supplements can further aid in achieving these goals,” he says.
- Invigorating Exercise Routines
As the weather warms up, it’s the perfect moment to transition from indoor workouts to outdoor activities that harness the rejuvenating power of nature. Dr. Sam suggests various ways to embrace the great outdoors, such as outdoor yoga sessions, scenic jogs, or group hiking adventures. “It’s an excellent opportunity to reconnect with nature while reinvigorating your exercise routine,” he adds.
- Mindful Mental Cleansing and Self-Care
Just as clutter accumulates in our physical spaces, mental clutter can affect our overall well-being. In this instance, Dr. Sam encourages readers to embark on a journey of mindfulness and self-care. “Explore techniques like mindfulness meditation and journaling exercises to declutter the mind and foster inner peace. By nurturing your mental health, you’ll find your inner spring clean to be all the more transformative,” says Dr Sam.
- Digital Detox Strategies
In today’s digital age, our screens often overwhelm us, contributing to stress and mental fatigue. Dr. Sam emphasises the importance of reducing screen time and establishing healthy boundaries with technology. Discover effective strategies for a digital detox that allows you to unplug, unwind, and reclaim your mental clarity. “For example, you may limit your social media usage to a designated hour a day. Stop following accounts and consuming content that is toxic to your menta health. Or stop watching TV two hours before bed. Experiment and find habits and routines that work for you,” he says.
Dr Sam concludes by saying: “By supplementing your inner spring clean with these four strategies, you’ll not only rejuvenate your body and mind but also embark on a journey of self-discovery and renewal as you revitalise your life from the inside out.”