Dressing To Boost Yourself And Your Overall Wellness


Your clothes should make you happy. Style is subjective, and people have different preferences for color, cuts, materials and accessories. However, few people realize these different items can make them happy, leading to improved overall wellness.

The way you look at yourself and your mental health is directly connected. Studies have shown that women or men who opt to dress well or just look at themselves more confidently have better well-being and perspective in life.

Dressing well is so much more than just being current or stylish. It can be impactful and have a considerable effect on your daily mood. Many men and women feel that if they can’t wear what they wore in their 20s, it’s not worth putting effort into their style. Dressing for who you are now, at any age, can truly make you happier in the present. Here’s how:

Boosts Confidence

Dressing well makes you feel more confident. It naturally brings a sense of confidence to your mind while activating the happiness in your mood. Looking your best can affect the way you stand, walk and present yourself, leading to a great first impression. This is true for any occasion. If your style is just right and unique to who you are, it can make you feel terrific knowing that you are showing your authentic self to the world.

Affects Mindset

Clothing can affect people’s mindsets. A power suit can make you feel ready to take on the world. If you’re going out on the town, you can’t go wrong with a little black dress. Whatever the occasion, there’s an outfit that can make you feel ready to take it on. A person who dresses well also leaves a positive message among people around them. It can define how ambitious you are about your own life and goals. How you see yourself is permission granted for the world to do the same.

Form of Expression

Clothing is an art form where people can express themselves freely. Identity is an important part of mental health, and staying truly authentic to yourself and showing it can make anyone feel better. Expressing yourself through your outfit choices can allow you to feel happier regardless of what other people say or think. Whatever you wear, it’s what you think of yourself that matters.

Not sure where to start? Consider a personal stylist or body image consultant who can help you select the right colors and styles for every beautiful body type. Try on lots of styles — even those you think may not work for you. You’ll be amazed by the instant mood boost!

Explore the latest fashion trends, experience personalized styling sessions and enjoy family fun, food and music at the Bohemian Black Festival from September 16-17 at the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company. A VIP ticket includes a one-on-one styling session to start you on your journey. Visit www.thebohemianblackfestival.com for tickets.


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