I know this may sound like one of those overused mantras - but there is a lot of truth in it. So many of us just try to force our way to where we want to be in life - without thinking about ourselves along the way.
If we are looking to grow or change, the most important thing we can do is to nourish ourselves - both body and mind.
Most of us know what we need to do to nourish our bodies properly - even if we don’t do it all of the time. Eat healthy, exercise regularly, sleep effectively.
But when it comes to nourishing our mind, most of us struggle. Taking care of yourself - nourishing so you can grow - goes far beyond the body.
If you want to truly grow, you need to remember to nourish your mind as well.
Check in with yourself and see how you are nourishing your mind. Are you challenging yourself with daily reading, or learning a new language or skill? Do you practice regular reflection? Goal setting?
Most importantly - are you giving your mind needed rest? Getting proper sleep. Walking in nature. Finding silence or contemplation in an act like meditation.
This week - think about taking care of not just your body, but also your mind.