Life gets busy, and as much as you want to lead a healthy lifestyle, a lack of time from a stressful profession and hectic home life might make health and well-being fall by the wayside. However, sometimes you just need a push in the right direction to kickstart a new way of life and treat your mind and body to the care it deserves. If you’re ready to prioritize your physical and mental health, consider relying on some of these experts for help.
If you’ve experienced back pain through a sedentary job, have ongoing pain, or have experienced other symptoms like strains and tingling sensations, consider making an appointment with a chiropractor for an assessment.
Most chiropractors can provide a range of services, such as adjustments, therapy treatments, physical therapy, and massage therapy, to help your body feel at its best. Rather than waiting until a slight back ache becomes ongoing chronic pain, contact a chiropractor for advice and to learn about the various treatment and therapy options.
Dietitians assess people’s current physical health and help them improve it by providing advice on how to fuel their bodies. If you’re trying to lose or gain weight, manage a food issue, or even improve your athletic performance, they can be worth contacting for help. Dietitians can also be particularly helpful if you’re unsure about the best food and beverages to nourish your body and support your overall health. They can provide personally tailored advice and even design weight loss programs with helpful strategies for meal planning, mindful eating, and grocery shopping.
A Personal Trainer
We all know how important exercise can be for overall health and wellness. However, not all of us know just how much exercise we need, the exercises we should be doing, and how we can target the parts of the body that need the most help. Sometimes, a walk around the block after a busy day at work isn’t enough, so consider enlisting the services of a personal trainer. Personal trainers help you set realistic long-term goals, support your fitness plans, and hold you accountable.
They can also create detailed personal training plans with nutritional support, help you start healthy habits, and accommodate your busy schedule. It’s all too easy to put exercise on the back burner when you work long days, but you might be surprised by how much easier it can be to make time for it when a personal trainer is supporting you every step of the way.
Sometimes, one of the most effective ways to find the motivation you need to take better care of your health and well-being is to learn what can happen if you don’t. Make an appointment with your doctor for a physical examination to discover if there are any areas of concern.
A physical examination incorporates vital sign measurements, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and temperature. Your doctor might also look in your ears, eyes, nose, and throat and inspect any unusual lumps, bumps, and lesions that might indicate a severe problem. If any of your vital signs are not where they should be, your doctor can inform you about why they might be where they are and what you can do to change that.
A House Cleaner
Life gets overwhelming, especially when you lead a busy personal and professional life with very little time for yourself. Often, cleaning your house is the last thing you feel like doing when you get home from a stressful day at work. Consider hiring a house cleaner to potentially reduce stress and anxiety related to clutter and a messy home. Having someone wash the dishes, vacuum your floors, and tackle other time-consuming tasks might be all it takes to feel at your best.
A Personal Assistant
If you’re in a management position with an overwhelming number of tasks on your to-do list, hiring a personal assistant might be worth your while. Personal assistants can help answer emails and phone calls, schedule meetings, carry out administrative tasks, and much more.
When there are fewer things for you to focus on, you might be able to enjoy a better work-life balance. According to studies, poor work-life balance can be linked to poor self-reported health among working adults. If you have more spare time to spend with your loved ones and do the activities you enjoy, you might enjoy better overall health.
A Life Coach
Many people sometimes feel like their lives are out of control. They might be struggling to balance life, work, and their physical and mental health on top of it all. Sometimes, a life coach can be an important expert to rely on when you don’t feel like you’re on top of everything.
Life coaches are generally recommended for anyone experiencing work dissatisfaction, a lack of contentment, irritability, and high stress and anxiety. They work hard to help people achieve positive progress in their lives, attain more fulfillment, and improve the parts of their lives they’re not happy with, like relationships, family life, and careers.
Many life coaches provide an all-encompassing service, while others specifically focus on family life, finances, life skills, health and wellness, and other areas. Think about the parts of your life you’re unhappy with, and consider finding an experienced life coach to help you achieve your goals.
A Personal Shopper
Everyone should have enough time to shop for life’s necessities, such as clothing, groceries, and even gifts for special occasions. However, not everyone does, and it can cause a considerable amount of stress that potentially impacts your mental health.
While many people now shop for groceries online, some people can be in the desirable position of being able to afford to hire a personal shopper. Personal shoppers can provide guidance on what you need to buy and take care of in-person purchases on your behalf. Whenever you need to purchase new clothing, your weekly supply of groceries, or a gift for a family member’s birthday, you can rely on a personal shopper to take care of it for you.
Leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy for everyone, especially when you feel overwhelmed by your career and life in general. If you’re in a secure financial position to hire people for help, these experts above can be an excellent place to begin. | Photo by Bruno Nascimento