6 Excellent Ways that’ll keep your mental health at check!

Value yourself

Respecting yourself is very important to maintain positive mental health. Make time for yourself and your hobbies. Keeping yourself busy with hobbies will keep you busy and hence keeping your mood positive. School is a perfect time to broaden your horizons with new interests, take part in cultural and extracurricular activities and spend time away from the negative vibes.

Take care of your body

Now, physical health is directly proportional to mental health. Taking care of your physical self can improve your mental health. Eat nutritious meals and drink plenty of water. Regular physical activating can help decrease depression and anxiety and improve your moods. Also, get a good amount of sleep, because lack of sleep can contribute to a high rate of depression.

Learn how to manage stress

Managing stress can help you mentally and physically. Find a coping skill that works for you; it may be exercising, taking a walk, playing an instrument, or even journaling. Research shows that laughter can boost your immune system, ease pain, and reduce anxiety and stress, so don’t forget to laugh!

Practice quiet time

Making time for mindfulness, meditation, or practicing relaxation exercises have shown some remarkable results when it comes to improving the state of mind. Studies have shown that even 10 minutes of meditation can provide a sense of calm and enhance the state of mind. So we would suggest taking out 10 minutes, get a quiet time.

Set realistic goals

When in school, you want to succeed academically and personally. So when setting goals, be realistic and do not over-schedule because non-realistic goals means unnecessary pressure and stress. We don’t want that! Instead let us set realistic goals and targets and take it step by step, result? you will enjoy a stronger sense of self-worth and accomplishment as you make positive progress.

Get help when you need it

Having said that, sometimes despite all the efforts things go haywire, Trust Us, it’s perfectly alright. If you feel that you do have an issue, get help. Asking someone for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. Seek appropriate care and help, be it anyone, friends, family, or even a doctor, because it’ll help you combat your stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues!

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