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Finding balance in the body, mind and spirit - Part 1

Updated: Nov 3, 2021

A few days ago, podcaster and health coach Ashdin Doctor, interviewed our founder, Daniel Lobo. We really appreciate that ‘The Habit Coach’ is creating a space for these important conversations. It’s important for aspects like mental health to be discussed openly.

In September, BecauseYOU is focussing on the theme of ‘Balancing Your Life’. For some it is balancing work, family and play, for others it is balancing the left and right sides of their brain or body. And for someone else, balance is to fall down, get hurt, and yet pick themselves right up and keep moving forward.

Excerpts from Daniel and Ashdin’s conversation relevant for anyone seeking to find balance.

'When you keep your mental health as your first priority, it is guaranteed to impact every other aspect of your lives. One of the main things we talk about when we talk about mental health is Wholeness - the integration of the Mind, Body and Spirit. If you take care of all of these, there will be a marked difference in how you show up.

Body: All the things you do for your physical wellbeing - yoga, exercise, sleep, hydration.

Mind: The things you do to stay centered, creating your own boundaries, taking regular breaks, deepening self awareness, understanding what triggers you etc.

Spirit: The things that move you - prayer, meditation, belief in a higher power or feeling connected to the purpose in your life which may be your work or family.

How are the body and mind connected?

As a culture we’ve known that the