In an attempt to live my life for ‘me’, as well as for others, I am embarking on increasing my exercise and fitness. I know exercise can improve both physical and mental health. It is something highly recommended for trauma and PTSD survivors.
It was my Birthday this week, and I received a Fitbit, which is great, because it keeps track of your fitness, weight, water intake etc. Mine is a lovely turquoise colour, which I love.
I am nowhere near the 10,000 steps per day, recommended as a healthy average. So, this encourages me to take my dog out every day, and go to the gym and use the treadmill, use my cross trainer at home. This in addition to the yoga, Pilates & guided visualisation meditation, I am doing weekly – which I really enjoy.
I joke that my Fitbit ‘shames’ me into exercise. But the reality is, it really highlights how unfit I am, and how my fitness routine – definitely needs to be ‘stepped up’. (Do ya see what I did there lol 😉 ). Continue reading