5 Ways to Hygge Your Way To Good Health
Hygge is a feeling, a mood, a moment that is good for your overall well-being. It is finding joy in what you have and paying attention to your mental and emotional state. Hygge is having a peaceful mind and healthful body.
Hygge is the opposite of stress and anxiety, which is the cause of many health problems. In this blog, I'd like to share some of hygge activities that is also good for your health.
1. Green Tea and Honey
Honey is the perfect sweetener for green tea, which is packed full of health-promoting compounds. Honey has been known to possess antimicrobial property since the ancient times. This is not a myth, but science. Honey is hygroscopic, which means it absorb moisture from the air and dehydrate bacteria.
2. Comfort Clothing
Wearing a comfortable sweater is an instant mood-booster! It helps you move easier, breathe better, and just be at ease. Feeling restricted and miserable in clothing is not right for your body and state of mind.
3. Warm Lighting
Opposite to the white cold light that makes our mind stay focused and alert, warm light is perfect for cozy atmosphere that help us wind down and relax! Rejuvenate and replenish with relaxing lights. Both warm and dim light helps us relax and unwind.
4. Scented Candles
The gentle flame from the candle helps us to calm down and even achieve a meditative state, reducing stress and increasing self-awareness. Candle light give us more energy, better sleep, enhanced immunity, less pain and a more pleasant personality.
5. "Me Time"
From the moment the alarm goes off, everything becomes too noisy and busy. Tuning into yourself to enjoy a me-only activity like reading a book or taking a warm bath will help you unplug, forget the to do list for a few minutes, and focus on the present.
Staying mindful and relaxed by living hygge is a great way to take care of your body. While it feels good to conquer the day, in the end, it is more beneficial to your health to relax. :)