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Creating White Space for Emotional Wellbeing & Self-Care

Today, we’re going to explore how to create more White Space so we can decrease our levels of anxiety, boost our mood, and increase our productivity.


Hello my dear! Welcome back to The Mindful Living Blog!

Today, we’re diving into the concept of how to create more White Space with self-care & coping skills to enhance our emotional wellbeing.

Defining White Space

In this fast paced world, we're always on, and feeling overwhelmed by the pressure to show up for everyone and do all the things — all with what seems like endless notifications and distractions, which leaves us with very little margin left over for us — to — just pause and breathe. But what if I told you that within this busyness of it all, there's an opportunity to cultivate our emotional well-being through the simple practice of creating “White Space"?

Creating White Space is crucial for decreasing anxiety, boosting mood, and enhancing productivity. It's about intentional periods of disconnection to prioritize self-care and mindfulness.

Key Aspects of White Space

  • Mindful Awareness: Protect your peace by setting boundaries and identifying energy zappers.
  • Making Space for Self-Care: Prioritize self-care activities to recharge emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Increasing Mindful Awareness

Cultivate white space by being intentional in reducing distractions, prioritizing activities that nourish your mind and spirit, and embracing mindful awareness in decision-making.

Making Space for Self-Care

Self-care is essential for creating White Space. Honor your needs, set boundaries, and engage in activities that replenish your energy and promote emotional resilience.

Benefits of White Space

Incorporating White Space into your daily routine offers various benefits, including stress reduction, improved focus, enhanced creativity, better work-life balance, increased productivity, and improved emotional wellbeing.

Next Steps:  Simple Strategies

Reflect on how you can add more White Space to your life. 

Research has shown that consistently creating room for White Space in your daily schedule can yield several benefits for our overall wellbeing, including:

  1. Reduces Stress
  2. Improves Focus
  3. Enhances Creativity
  4. Better Work-Life Balance
  5. Improves Productivity
  6. Increase in Mindfulness
  7. Improves Sleep Quality
  8. Regulates your Emotional Wellbeing

Prioritize self-care, reduce distractions, and celebrate small wins on your wellness journey. Remember, it's about honoring your emotional wellbeing and embracing freedom and fun.


Remember, taking the first step towards emotional wellbeing is key.  Embrace the power of White Space to nurture your mind, body, and spirit.

Keep moving forward and keep daring well!

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Sherrita "Rita" Mercer, MA, LPCC-S, CTRTC, CCTP, CGCS, CIMHP
Holistic Wellness Coach & Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Hi, I'm Rita! I am so excited to support you on your wellness journey!   As a Wellness Coach, I offer a holistic approach to support growth through mindset coaching, stress management, mindfulness, coping skills, & mind and body practices. My expertise incorporates nearly a decade in the field of Mental Health & Holistic Wellness and over two decades in Business & Organizational Leadership and Human Resources. The Daring Well coaching model integrates the combined overflow of nearly a decade of certifications/trainings, education, and evidenced-based research to promote wellness in mind, body, and spirit. If you're ready to grow, shift your mindset, find clarity with your life direction and goals, while building a life you love, I am ready to lead the way. Join me on a journey to discover your true self with self-love and unapologetic confidence.