March 29, 2022
How to Eat Healthily: A Basic Guide to Healthy Eating
Eating a well-balanced diet keeps both your body and mind healthy. In this article, you’ll find out how to eat healthily, why it’s challenging and how to stick to a healthy diet.
July 12, 2021
7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
It is no surprise that we can often feel overwhelmed and lack mental clarity within our daily lives. The pace of life we are often exposed to does not allow for simplicity however in order to protect our own mental health it is vital that we understand what we can...
May 19, 2021
4 Ways to Help You Achieve Better Sleep
Many Americans suffer from clinical insomnia. For these people, sleeping pills are often the last resort and the only way they can settle in for a peaceful evening. However, the majority of individuals who experience sleeplessness have other options. The Blue Ocean Life Co. invites you to keep reading for ways...
May 04, 2021
8 Physical Self Care Practices
In order for your health to remain optimal it is essential that you are physically fueling your body and taking time out for self-care. Physical self-care includes the actions you can take physically to help nurture your body including exercise, nutrition and sleep. This article will explore these areas in...
December 21, 2020
Happiness Chemicals and How to Hack Them
Dopamine (The Reward/Motivation Chemical) Completing a task Celebrating small wins Self-care activities Exercise Listening to music Gratitude Oxytocin (The Love/Contentment Hormone) Healthy relationships Hugging family Playing with a dog Helping others Holding hands Giving compliments Read This Next: 3 Ways to Meet Your Self-Care Goals and Stay True to Your Budget...
December 14, 2020
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Coping Strategies
Examples of unhealthy coping strategies: • Drug or alcohol use• Overeating• Procrastination• Sleeping too much or too little• Social withdrawal• Self-harm• AggressionRead this Next: Stress Management Self-Care Strategies Examples of healthy coping strategies:• Exercise• Talking about your problem• Healthy eating• Seeking professional help• Relaxation techniques (e.g. deep breathing)• Using social support•...