September always has a ‘New Year’ feeling to it. And we kinda love it. It’s a month of new beginnings combined with the return to routines, whether school days are in your life or not. Summer’s laidback vibes are still lingering, but there’s a shift in the air as the nights start to draw in and we have the urge to reset and plan for the change in seasons. It’s the perfect time to put you on your To-Youlist.
Here are a few ideas to embrace that change for the season ahead.
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It’s the little things that count when it comes to wellness, but often routines slip over the summer. Get back on track with these 6 Healthy Habits to Make You Feel Better Right Now or even implement some great Sunday Habits to ensure you have a productive week.
Cooler weather, combined with central heating can start to take its toll on your skin. It’s about that time to bring a richer moisturiser into your routine for starters. If you are a make-up wearer, then try out some different looks. If not, then let your skin do the talking. Have a quick look at this article to know how to best treat and skin niggles that you may have.
As the nights draw in over the next few months and the clouds set in just a little more, we may need to supplement our vitamin D levels. So whether you focus on natural ways to boost your Vitamin D levels or turn to a supplement, now’s the time to prepare your body for the months ahead.
Maybe it's those ‘back to school’ feelings resurfacing, but September always feels like the ideal time to learn something new. Take on a new project, find a new hobby or workout routine or you could even sign up for a course and satisfy that craving to learn something new. So whether it's yoga or pilates or maybe even a new craft, do something you enjoy to embrace the new season.
It’s also a good time to get organised and take back control of your home. Refresh a few rooms, clear out the cupboards for the new season and donate things you don’t need so that someone else can make use of them. Tidy space, tidy mind? Get more tips here: 13 Simple Ways To Declutter Your Home
Cooler, darker nights call for more time curling up with a good book and catch up on your reading list. So make a plan to get back into reading. Looking for tip to squeezing reading into your day? Try this. Not sure what to start reading? There are loads of ideas here.
Layers are key for these transitional seasons. Start in your wardrobe and see what you want to keep and what you may need to shed. Donate or sell anything that no longer serves you and then invest in a couple of key pieces that transcend seasonal trends and will work for a variety of situations - we’re talking about a great pair of shoes, a classic white shirt, jeans or maybe a new pair of boots.
Enjoy embracing the new season. And show us how you are doing it by tagging us over on Instagram.
With around 18% of young people on the Island now not identifying as straight, it is more common that as a parent you may find yourself having a conversation with your child about gender and/or sexuality. So we asked Liberate and their local social media community for some advice.