Self-care: Simple Strategies for Feeling Your Best

Self-care is more than a bubble bath or a spa day (although those are great too!) In today's world ruled by deadlines, obligations, and interruptions, taking care of ourselves often gets shoved to the bottom of the to-do list. But self-care is needed for our physical, emotional, and mental wellness.

We at YO1 Longevity & Health Resorts in the Catskills, USA, know how important it is to take care of yourself. In this blog, we share simple tips to make you feel your very best every day.

The Art of Mindful Living

Mindfulness is a self-care tool that can keep you current, minimize stress, and produce clarity and calm. At YO1 Longevity and Resorts, we help guests cultivate mindfulness in their daily lives - whether it's through meditation, deep breathing, or mindful eating. Breathe in the beauty around you. By developing mindfulness, you can create self-care habits and look for moments of stillness in the hustle and bustle of living.

Fill Your Body with Good Foods

Self-care begins with eating right from the inside out. At YO1 Longevity and Resorts, we believe in eating whole, high-quality foods that benefit your health and wellness. Fill your plate with nutritious food to supply your body with the nutrients it requires to thrive. Make mealtimes mindful and connected by enjoying each bite and the food that you eat. By supplying your body with healthy foods, you are going to be ready, vibrant, and energized for whatever life hands you.

The Key is being Active

Movement is much more than health and fitness—it is self-care that will boost your mood, reduce stress, and improve overall health. Whether it is a short stroll in nature, a yoga session with complete peace of mind, or a dip in the swimming pool, moving your body will allow you to feel your best. At YO1 Longevity and Resorts, we have wellness programs to help you add movement to your day.

Rest and Recharge

In a world so full of busyness, rest and recharge are important parts of your health. We at YO1 Longevity and Resorts understand the need for restorative rest and provide a sanctuary to unwind, relax, and rejuvenate with Udhwarthanam.

It’s always important to have a bedtime routine established, and allow for relaxation and downtime. Taking time to rest and recharge could refuel your energy, boost your mood, and provide a lot more harmony to your everyday life


Connecting to Nature

Nature can relax the soul, relax the brain, and renew the soul. At YO1 Longevity and Resorts, the Catskills wilderness is the backdrop for reconnecting with the earth and nature. Hike around at leisure, meditate, or sit and listen to nature. Connecting with nature offers you peace, motivation, and a feeling of belonging to the broad and beautiful world around you.


Mind Body Practices for Holistic Well-Being

At YO1 Longevity and Resorts, we believe in mind-body practices that support whole-body wellness and self-care. From yoga to meditation, we provide techniques to connect with your inner self, lessen emotional stress, and also enhance your health. Make time for these mind-body practices in your self-care regime and discover how they are able to change you from within.


Unplug and Recharge

Today we're surrounded by notification messages and social media updates. Let yourself unplug for a little each day. Wander in nature, read a book, or simply sit in silence. Disconnecting from screens can help you reconnect with yourself.

Prioritize Sleep

You need good sleep to feel your best. Create a bedtime routine that signals your body it is time to rest. Turn off screens at least an hour before bedtime, dim the lights and relax with gentle stretching or reading. Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night to feel your best. Shiro Abhyanga helps you relax amidst a chaotic life.

Practice Gratitude

Take time every day to think about what you're grateful for. Gratitude can shift your outlook and help you see the good in your daily life. Writing down three things you are grateful for or keeping a gratitude journal can help you feel content and peaceful.

Connect with Others

Humans are social beings and meaningful relationships are crucial for our health. Create relationships with family and friends. A phone call, coffee date, or hug can transform your mental and emotional health.

Be Kind to Yourself

Practice compassion - treat yourself much like if you were a friend or family member. Celebrate your achievements, correct your mistakes, and embrace your imperfections. Self-care starts with self-love. Restore your well-being with the perfect getaway at YO1 and find time for self-love.

At YO1 Longevity and Resorts in the scenic Catskills of the USA, we encourage you to take care of yourself as a way of life. With these simple strategies woven into your daily life, you can achieve balance, inner peace, and wellness. Remember, you deserve to feel your best every day.



1. How might YO1 Longevity and Resorts in the Catskills help me practice mindfulness in my everyday life?

At YO1, we offer guided meditation, deep breathing, and mindful eating activities. Our peaceful setting and wellness programs are the perfect way to cultivate mindfulness and add self-care to your routine.

2. What healthy foods will I find at YO1 Longevity and Resorts?

We believe in nourishing the body with complete, nutrient-rich foods. Our chefs prepare healthy meals with local produce - featuring whole grains, lean proteins, and colorful fruits and vegetables. Enjoy mindful dining that fills your body and soul.

3. How does YO1 Longevity and Resorts encourage physical activity for self-care?

At YO1, we have wellness programs and activities to keep you active and healthy. From yoga classes to nature hikes and swimming, we provide opportunities to move your body, boost your spirits, and improve your health with physical activity.


Please take a moment to fill out the form below with your contact information. A YO1 Longevity & Health Resorts representative will reach out to you with additional information.

What is Ayurveda?

Practiced by the great sages of ancient India, Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of holistic medicine defined as Knowledge of Life (Ayu meaning life and Veda meaning knowledge). It describes the healthy and unhealthy state of life (mind and body) and describes the methods of balancing unhealthy conditions. Ayurveda focuses on the wellness of every person as a whole. Since the constitution differs from person to person, the wellness therapies also differ and are unique to every individual.

What is Naturopathy?

Human beings have remarkable recuperative powers that can heal the body on its own without external chemical or surgical interference, which simply suppresses symptoms but does not heal nor remove the root cause of the disease. Naturopathy seeks to heal the body by promoting its own internal processes. Naturopathy gives importance to internal hygienic conditions using healing therapies such as Dietetics, Hydrotherapy, Mud therapy, Reflexology, and Massage, among others.

What is Yoga?

Yoga is a lifestyle, to be incorporated. It includes practices like Kriyas, Asanas, Pranayama, Bandha, Mudra, Meditation etc.

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a holistic energy healing technique where a certified healer directs universal energy to the person who seeks healing. This restores your emotional, physical and spiritual energy.

What is included in your all-inclusive package?

If you choose our all-inclusive package, you will get a well-appointed luxurious room, Ayurvedic therapies, Naturopathic therapies ( hydrotherapy, massage, mud therapy, reflexology, dietetics) yoga sessions, acupuncture, all meals, all amenities, and a personal wellness consultation.

What types of food do you have?

Our culinary program is based on a wholesome, balanced and portioned diet. All of the food served at YO1 is locally sourced, organic, and sustainable. The ingredients that are used are free of harmful chemicals, alkaline, and genetic modification to create meals that promote an optimum state of health.

Where are you located?

We are located in the tranquil Catskills Mountains in Monticello, New York. Resting on over 1,300 acres of pristine landscape, including the historic and impressive Kutsher property, YO1 is easily accessible and offers guests the fresh air and serenity needed to make the profound changes in their lives that they are seeking.




Take part in customized health programs that are best suited to meet your individual needs. Call us or book online to be a part of the YO1 experience and start your journey towards long-lasting wellness

+1 855 200 6003 | Mon - Sun 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Book your Stay


If you would like to receive updates and news about YO1,please enter your email address: