A real good night’s rest is the ultimate means for ‘resetting’ your body (and mind) to full function, reducing cortisol levels and stress. Head to bed half an hour before you intend to sleep; the Sleep Council say '39% of people who are in the habit of reading before they go to sleep, sleep very well'. Try that. Then aim for 10 hours of shut eye. Bliss.
Six ‘detox’ ideas that don’t involve giving anything up this new year
This year, let’s think less about ‘giving up’, and more about embracing new stuff (not sipping cider vinegar). Simple things, like breathing in fresh genuine air, without the pressure of committing to ‘meditation’. A walk in the park vs. an hour sat in silence. A juicy glass of water vs. no wine for two months. ‘Detox’ gets your attention, but these six simple things will leave you feeling great.
By Rachel Spedding