Last month, two bloggers I follow – Kiara at Blissfully Brunette and Erin from A Welder’s Wife – undertook the 30-day Mental Cleanse Challenge. I enjoyed following their progress weekly and have been motivated to give it a shot the month of March. It just sounds like a nice way to ease into spring and something my mind and body is telling me it needs!
So, what does the challenge entail? Kiara and Erin came up with 30 different challenges, organized into four themed weeks. According to Kiara:
“This will be unique compared to the decluttering posts and challenges you may have participated in on the blog. These challenges will help you achieve mental balance and clarity in the new year.”
- Week one – Self-care
- Week two – Exercise
- Week three – Cleanse
- Week four – Positivity
(graphic courtesy of Erin at A Welder’s Wife)
According to Kiara and Erin, this challenge is perfect for you if you are looking to cleanse your mind, focus on calmness and self-care, enjoy the simple moments in life and explore new mental-based challenges every day. Considering my word for 2017 is nourish, this sounded like the perfect opportunity to bring a little bit of all of that into my life.
So, Wednesday begins the challenge!
The first week of challenges: Self-Care
- March 1: Set two goals you would like to achieve during this challenge
- March 2: Treat your face to a special pampering facial
- March 3: Go for a walk
- March 4: Journal for 15 minutes
- March 5: Go to bed 30 minutes earlier than normal
- March 6: Make a gratitude list of everything you are grateful for in your life
- March 7: Take a long bubble bath
So far, I’m thinking most of these are very do-able but not something that I do on a regular basis. I’m not a fan of bubble baths, so I might have to substitute a long, hot shower instead.
If you want to see how Kiara and Erin did, head over to their blogs and check out their weekly check-ins (links in the first paragraph of post) and check out their final thoughts here and here. I’m hoping I can be as successful as they were!
Tomorrow it starts! Any of my readers want to join me this March? Drop me a line and we can be accountability partners!