How Does Maintaining a Self-Care Routine Benefit Your Mental Health?
If you could take 30 minutes a day to improve your mental health, would you?
It could just be a matter of implementing a self-care routine…
At Cúram Nádúrtha, one of our primary focuses is improving the mental health of men, by offering them natural alternatives to the traditional grooming products. The philosophy behind this, is the idea, or more specifically the correlation between mental health and self-care.
In fact, some research suggest that a self-care routine can reduce stress, increase energy, and reduce the risk of illness. Even the smallest action to maintain oneself, can have significant impacts on an individual’s day to day life. Therefore, we have created a wide array of products, to ensure all aspects of personal grooming have been covered. Self-care routines don’t have to be extravagant or time consuming, in fact, often the simplest of things done regularly, are the most beneficial. Below we will outline some basic tips for creating and implementing a self-care routine that works best for you. Personal hygiene is essential for maintaining good mental health, But how exactly does maintaining yourself and implementing a self-care routine, improve your mental health?
In recent years, the term “self-care” has been seen in countless settings ranging from yoga to travel. But what exactly does Self-Care mean? Self-care refers to the practice of taking care of yourself by protecting your well-being and happiness. It is an act of self-love that can be done in many different ways, and it’s important to find what works best for you.
Maintaining a self-care routine is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your mental health. When you take care of yourself, you are more likely to feel happier, more relaxed, and calm.
When you think of Personal Care Products what do you imagine? At Cúram Nádúrtha we take pride in providing our customers with natural Personal Care products that are made from the finest ingredients available on earth – all designed to help maintain a healthy mind and body. Our 100% Natural and Organic Personal Care Products are great for those who want to reduce their exposure to harsh chemicals and synthetics.
What is Self-Care? The definition of self-care, as defined by the Oxford dictionary, “the practice of looking after yourself in order to stay healthy or feel good” - this can be anything from getting a good night’s sleep, eating a balanced diet, or taking some time for yourself to relax and recharge.
Why is it Important? Self-care is important for our overall wellbeing as it allows us to take a break from the stresses of daily life and focus on our own needs. When we neglect our mental health, this can often lead to problems such as anxiety, depression and stress.
How can I get Started? The good news is that self-care doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming - there are plenty of simple things you can do every day to look after yourself. Here are a few suggestions:
• Get enough sleep: most adults need around eight hours of sleep a night.
• Eat a balanced diet: eating healthy foods helps to keep our minds and bodies functioning at their best.
• Take some time for yourself: relax with a hot bath, read your favourite book or take a walk in nature.
The benefits of self-care are clear; it can help reduce stress and anxiety, improve your mood and boost your energy levels. It’s clear that self-care is a fundamental part of maintaining good mental health.
But how does this translate to a grooming routine?
First of all, self-care is about taking care of yourself. Personal grooming products are often designed to provide benefits that help you take care of your appearance and wellbeing; things like moisturising creams for dry skin or deodorant for freshness. Personal hygiene has the same effect; it’s about maintaining a level of physical well-being that can go a long way to maintaining mental well-being.
But, there are ways in which grooming products and personal hygiene routines specifically can help improve your mind too….
Self care is the practice of taking intentional time for yourself to do something good for you body or mind, and can be as simple or complicated as you want it to be.
Personal care routines or Grooming routines are a great way of coping with daily stressors, so including them in your self-care routine is always beneficial for overall mental health. Personal care routines can include anything from styling your hair, to shaving and bathing. Having a Personal Care routine is an easy way of taking the time out for yourself every day.
Self-Care Routines are often overlooked as people believe they need to be more expensive or extravagant than Personal Care Routines but that is not always true! A Personal grooming routine can be as simple as washing your face in the morning. Taking a little bit of extra time for yourself each day can work wonders for both your mental and physical health!
A Grooming Routine can Improve Mental Health
Well, if an individual feels more confident due to a boost in their appearance, they are in fact increasing their mental state. If an individual is able to improve their appearance, enhance their mental state, and make them emit an aroma even a god would envy; their self-confidence and self-perception is therefore increasing as a byproduct of Cúram Nádúrtha grooming products. This increase in self confidence is due to the increase in self-awareness that self-care is reliant upon, through maintaining and/or beginning a personal care routine.
Self-care is incredibly important, and it should be a top priority for anyone looking to improve their mental health. However, many people don't realize the importance of self-care until they're dealing with a mental health issue. It's often not until we experience a problem that we start to look for solutions.
As Humans, we are inherently self-aware about our personal appearance, status in life, and the impressions we make on others. These constant stressors about day-to-day life can take a toll on our mental health but taking care of ourselves can help alleviate some of the pressure. As previously stated, even the smallest action to take care of ourselves can increase our quality of life significantly. Putting aside the time to get yourself together in the morning permits you the time to take notice to your personal appearance, thus leading to an increase in self-awareness, boosting self-confidence. Personal care can have an extremely positive effect on your mental health.
In addition to the small, yet effective changes that help us improve our daily lives and strengthen relationships with those around us; there are also many other benefits as well. Personal hygiene has long been correlated with an individual's emotional state, affecting everything from their physical appearance to how others perceive you.
In fact, did you know that the way you smell can actually affect your mood?
The next time you are feeling down, take a shower. The warm water and cleansing scent of soap is scientifically known to boost happiness levels. A recent study found that people who took showers reported feeling more cheerful and energetic than those who didn't. Not only that, but the study also found that people who smelled pleasant odors were more likely to have a positive mood.
That's why it's so important to choose shower products that make you feel good. Cúram Nádúrtha offers a range of high-quality grooming products that not only improve your appearance but also leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.
Wow!!! By now, you’re probably wondering, “but how can just brushing my beard or hair increase my mental health?”
Well, I think it’s time we get a little scientific……
The combing or bushing of your hair activates your sebaceous glands, which produce your hair follicles sebum (naturally produced oil). Additionally, sebum coats the skin under your hair to create the right pH balance. Just by simply combing or brushing, your energy levels also increase, leading to increased productivity, optimism, and increased confidence. This is precisely why a self-care routine is so vital to a healthy lifestyle, your mental health, and your overall well-being. Brushing your hair is just the beginning, establishing a full-fledged grooming routine provides you with even more boosts in self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-awareness. Personal care is essential to a healthy lifestyle, and it should be at the top of your list when you’re looking to improve your overall well-being. Implementing a self-care routine into your everyday life is one of the best decisions you can make for your mental health, so don’t hesitate any longer!
Here at Cúram Nádúrtha, we strive to create a lifestyle/community built around our brand, with a focus on men becoming more self-aware about their self-care/grooming needs and mental health. In doing so, we also strive to improve the quality of life of men in the most subtle, but meaningful ways by offering a one-stop solution to their grooming needs. Additionally, we achieved this without the utilization of harmful chemicals, cheap fillers, Sulfates, and Parabens, with your health and well-being in mind.
Maintaining a self-care routine is essential for promoting and maintaining mental health. When you take care of yourself, you are more likely to be in a good mood, have more energy, and experience improved cognitive function. Additionally, having a self-care routine can help reduce stress levels, anxiety, and depression symptoms. There are many different ways to maintain a self-care routine, so find what works best for you and stick with it. Some examples of self-care activities include exercise, meditation, journaling, spending time with friends and family, practicing yoga or mindfulness, and eating healthy foods.
It’s important to remember that everyone’s self-care routine will be different, so don’t feel like you have to do everything on this list. Just find a few activities that make you feel good and stick with them. When it comes to your mental health, the most important thing is to take care of yourself in whatever way works best for you.
So again, if you could take thirty minutes a day to increase your mental health, would you?
About the Author
Greetings, my name is S. Michael Holt and I am a Marine Corps Veteran with a bachelors in psychology. I have been pursuing my interest in mental health while owning Cúram Nádúrtha Men's Grooming Products by building a philosophy around knowing yourself and seeking self-improvement/ self-awareness. My brands philosophy strives to empower men in their daily lives and embrace their inner gentleman, by providing them with an approach that caters to all of their grooming needs all under one roof. Our slogan "Unleash Your Inner Gentleman" has a very deep and contextual meaning that requires a change in your self perception to truly understand what it means. Unleash Your inner Gentleman stands for: changing your perspective, being in control of your life and pushing forward, all while maintaining the balance needed for peace of mind through the utilization of premium grooming products. Gentlemen should carry themselves a certain way, and desire to improve every aspect of their lives. With that being said, this evolution requires a shift in your state of mind, one must truly embody the Gentleman's State of Mind. In this Journal, you will find articles about men's mental health, grooming tips, information about ingredients and/or products, and other informational entries that carry vital information for the Modern Gentleman.