Morning everyone ๐Ÿ™‚

I thought I would dedicate my 1st post under the new โ€œMindโ€ category in this blog to a โ€œMind, Body & Spiritโ€ Challenge!! Iโ€™ve decided to take on this challenge for the month of August 2018 & I hope you can be inspired & join me!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Iโ€™ve already started it 3 days earlier, but so what, you donโ€™t have to wait till Monday, the 1st, or the start of a new year to start a new habit! ๐Ÿ™‚

The challenge is simple and flexible! You can add or take as many items as you want, the whole aim is to challenge and PUSH yourself by doing something NEW & CHALLENGING & most importantly, something that will have a positive impact on you! & this challenge is definitely working on all three aspects of health (mind, body & spirit)!

So here is my list of daily & weekly habits that I will implement this month & in order I choose to follow (Iโ€™ll be doing those first thing in the morning) ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. Meditate upon waking up!
  2. Write your own mantra and/positive affirmations & read them each day
  3. Journal & set your intentions for the day ๐Ÿ™‚
  4. Write 5 things you are grateful for ๐Ÿ™‚ (try and think of something new from the previous day)
  5. Write down 5 things you have accomplished yesterday (if you doing this first thing in the morning which is what I am doing) but you can also do it before bed, and write 5 things you have accomplished yesterday! It doesnโ€™t have to be anything big โ€“ getting out of bed is good enough ๐Ÿ™‚
  6. 5 things you love about yourself!
  7. Stretch, dance, do some yoga just move your body! ๐Ÿ™‚
  8. Go for a walk โ€“ aiming for 10,000 steps at least a day (especially if I am not going to the gym that day)! ๐Ÿ™‚
  9. Read for an hour each day โ€“ or listen to an audio book ๐Ÿ˜‰
  10. Workout at least 4 times a week โ€“ that could be a dance class, yoga or home workout ๐Ÿ™‚
  11. Have a self care day at least once a week with yourself! & You simply self indulge with whatever you like on that day, pamper yourself, get a facial or a massage or both, go shopping, treat yourself to a spa day, read books all day and/ watch videos all day!
  12. Make a vision board
  13. Eat clean as much as you can ๐Ÿ™‚
  • I am personally planning on going – grain free!
  • & on a raw cleanse for 1 week โ€“ at least
  1. Complete this challenge!! ๐Ÿ™‚

I do have a busy August as I will be doing summer school 6 days a week! However I did some preparation last month for this & I feel mentally prepared to do this challenge. I think itโ€™s personally achievable and I would be so proud of myself if I achieve all my goals! It will be worth it ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Again this is personal for me, this might be too difficult for some or super easy for others. Like I said the goal is just to push yourself and set some goals that will push you the next few weeks ๐Ÿ™‚

I also do plan on posting 20 blog posts this month! & Create 20 NEW Blog posts for next month!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Iโ€™ve had my 17 months of reflection, growth and lessons โ€“ its time I put my knowledge into actions ๐Ÿ™‚

Have a wonderful day everyone,

Arwa X

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