We talked a lot about it, it’s time to act now!
Taking care of your mental health is a vital component of being fit and healthy. There are numerous things you may do to ensure that your mental health is maintained.
While for all these months we talked a lot about mental wellness, there is a little we decided to do anything about it. The importance of mental health is as important as your physical health and to talk openly about it works as good as a therapy.
- For years we have been not talking about mental wellness. We are shy, scared and a bit judgmental about self when it comes to talking about it in open. While good mental health goes a long way for the mind and body, let’s admit that it is something that still needs to talk about in loud.
We at Redheal, request you to give yourself some permission and talk about mental health in the most practical and impactful manner. We are here to help you through the same. Redheal connects you to the best psychologists in the city who can guide you through the practically possible way of dealing with your mental issues. While at home, Check out the tips our experts has to offer:
Take care of your body:
Taking care of yourself physically and mentally is important for overall sound health.
- Increase the intake of nutritious food
- Control food portions, don’t overeat
- Avoid cigarettes and other drugs
- Drink plenty of water
- Exercise, at least 5 times a week
- Get enough sleep. Recommended hours are 7-8 hours of sleep a day
Treat yourself with respect and kindness. Don’t get into self-criticism when the slightest of thing go wrong. Understand that mistakes happen when you are growing up. Get a sense of achievement daily! Do a crossword puzzle, get some home plants and take care of them, take dance lessons, learn to play an instrument, or indulge in a hobby you love.
Surround yourself with positive people
People affect a major part of your day. Let your social connects push you towards better. Make plans with friends who influence you positively. Meet new people in clubs and support groups.
Learn how to deal with stress
Stress is a part of life! Practice taking it as a challenge and adapt an activity to resolve it. Try nature walk, playing with the pet, exercise in outdoors, etc. Laughter works as a medicine too. It ease pain, boost your immune system and relax your body.
Quiet your mind
Your mind needs some space from thoughts too! Try meditation and mindfulness. Meditation improves your state of mind and helps you feel calm to enhance your mood. Get connected to the spiritual source and practice well-being.
Set realistic and achievable goals
Decide what you achieve professionally and academically. Write down your goals and path to achieve it. Aim high, but be realistic in the process. Set the roadmap to success in the achievable goals. Every milestone will give you a sense of achievement.
Break the monotony
Monotonous routine is boring! Change your workspace and schedule of the day. Change your jogging route, plan a road trip, cook something, etc. The idea is to break the schedule so as to rejuvenate self for productive days ahead.
Seek help when you need it
Seekhelp when needed, it is not a weakness. People who can put it all out and ask for help are the warriors and deserve all the attention. Seek help from the expert for mental health issues.
Life is beyond signing off the day with Netflix!
Binge-watch Netflix everyday before going to bed? Digital strain affects your brain negatively. Indulge in reading, or art, or just call your friend, but a no to digital life. Letting things out of your mind at end of the day takes away much of your reason to stay awake till 2 am.
Limit sugar intake and add more magnesium to your diet
Cut back on added sugar. Balance your energy levels by including more dark chocolate in day to day life and inducing more magnesium in the diet. It balances your sugar level and helps alleviate fatigue and headache.
While you are at following the above, we also understand that you might get stuck and feel like a need to talk to a counsellor/friend. Feel free to reach us at Redheal to get Connect with Expert Psychologists across the city. We promise to not disappoint you and treat you like a companion who listens to all.