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Simple Steps to Start Your Wellness Journey Today: The Deep Dive Edition with Stats and Facts

November 08, 20232 min read

Simple Steps to Start Your Wellness Journey Today:
The Deep Dive Edition with Stats and Facts 📈

Day 1: Master the Art of Box Breathing

Science Says: The American Institute of Stress found that deep breathing increases the supply of oxygen to your brain, stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system, which promotes calmness. Read More

The Hack: Spend 5 minutes practicing Box Breathing. Breathe in for four seconds, hold for four, out for four, and hold for another four. Within a week, you could reduce your stress by up to 32%!

Day 2: The Power of Cold Showers

Science Says: A 2007 research study found that cold showers can help treat depression symptoms. Read More

The Hack: End your shower with a 30-second cold blast. You’ll stimulate the production of mood-boosting endorphins and even amp up your immune system.

Day 3: Declutter One Space for Mental Peace

Science Says: Cluttered homes are linked to elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Read More

The Hack: Choose one space—your desk, a drawer, your car—and declutter it. Decrease cortisol levels by up to 22% by tidying up.

Day 4: Audit Your Social Media Intake

Science Says: Reducing social media to 30 minutes a day resulted in significant reductions in depression and loneliness. Read More

The Hack: Unfollow or mute at least five accounts that no longer serve your wellbeing. Less scrolling, more living.

Day 5: The Importance of Hydration

Science Says: A 2-3% level of dehydration can lead to a decline in performance, reduced endurance, and increased fatigue. Read More

The Hack: Make it a habit to consume half your body weight in ounces of water per day for optimum hydration. See your focus increase by up to 20%.

Day 6: Tune Into Binaural Beats for Better Sleep

Science Says: Binaural beats improved sleep quality, mood, and quality of life. Read More

The Hack: Before bed, listen to binaural beats geared toward deep sleep. Improve your sleep quality by up to 73%.

Day 7: Practice Gratitude with a Twist

Science Says: Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Read More

The Hack: List three things you’re grateful for and WHY. You're 25% more likely to be happier if you practice gratitude regularly.


This isn't your typical 7-day wellness challenge. It’s the first step in changing your life, backed by facts, figures, and irrefutable science. Are you ready to dive even deeper? Subscribe or book a call with me. Let’s revolutionize your wellness journey, together. 🌟

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Elizabeth Fiorentino Williams

Elizabeth Fiorentino Williams, founder of EFW Consulting, LLC, is your go-to guru for health, wellness, and tech solutions. With a unique blend of expertise and personal accountability, Elizabeth is all about simplifying, elevating, and transforming your journey in a community-driven, supportive environment. Let her guide you toward a life that truly lights you up.

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