In a world where wellness and wellbeing are two buzzwords that have become part of our everyday vocabulary, it’s hard to know where to start and which are the best wellness products to help boost your overall wellbeing. Worry no more because we have collated your starter pack for feeling relaxed and at one with your wellbeing.
A new way to catch up with the news, listen to your favourite public speakers or keep you entertained on your commute to work, podcasts are only growing in popularity. So browse the different categories and pick a few to try out – and don’t worry if you don’t like it, go onto the next one! Great wellness podcasts to begin with are Radio Headspace, The Daily Doctor’s Kitchen and TED Health which offer brilliant support and practical advice you can put into reality. Or why not try a podcast where you can learn a new skill and take that one step further for you? Explore and find what you enjoy listening to and come back for regular new episodes!
This will be one of the best wellness products in your armoury – and will be there come rain, sunshine and snow! A good walk, jog or run in your local area is proven to not only have positive benefits for your physical wellbeing but mental wellbeing too. It doesn’t have to be much, perhaps a 30 minute walk in the morning fits with your schedule or catching up with the Couch To 5K app in the evening is what works best for you. Factor in some time in nature each day to reap the wellness and wellbeing benefits all round.
Pen and paper
Again not an obvious wellness product you think you’d need, but greatly important for offloading worries, thoughts or simply a way to switch off from a busy day. Before heading off to bed, take a few minutes for mindless journaling and letting the ebb and flow of your thoughts transfer from your head to paper, it doesn’t have to make sense but as long as it has a positive benefit for you! Even in the midst of a busy day, taking 5 minutes to fill out a jotter with tasks and a priority list can help with focusing you on them and keeping you on track, thus a better mood overall!
This is something we’re experts in, creating that ‘spa wherever you are’ feeling in heady essential oil blends, dreamy cashmere and silk textures and not to mention top performing results that’ll have you go ‘wow!’. Start by exploring our relaxing collection, designed with Mediterranean essential oils of lavender, patchouli and chamomile amongst others for the ultimate switch off and unwind aroma. A stand out product is REPOSE Relaxing Night Cream, vitamin-rich and proven to bring peace and tranquillity to stressed and overworked minds and skin. No wonder 90% of our independent trial of 117 said the aroma is soothing and 79% said it improves the quality of their sleep too!
But aren’t phones bad for your wellbeing? Not always, how you use your phone is an important factor here. For example, apps like Headspace and Calm are brilliant options for finding credible wellness advice and practical activities to de-stimulate a busy or anxious mind. It’s also your main source for connecting with others, calling a friend to catch up with their latest news, sharing moments on social media and reaching out to others. You can also find our Wellness Corner on our website, packed with useful video resources like guided meditation, relaxing rituals before bed and easy movements you can do to alleviate stress during the day.
There you go, a selection of wellness products and activities to start your wellbeing journey on and don’t forget to browse our Wellbeing blog section and our Wellness Corner for more support and free resources.