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What You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Health

If you want to do something positive for your health and wellbeing, it makes sense to consider your mental health. If this is an area of your health that you’ve not paid too much attention to in recent times, now is certainly as good a time as any to change that. It’s never too soon or too late to start doing more for the good for your mental health. And here are some examples of precisely what can be done for it.

Find Peace with the Things Causing Your Stress and Anxiety

It’s a good idea to think about what it is in life that’s really causing you to feel anxious and stressed out. These are common mental health concerns and they’re often driven by something. If you can get to the root cause of your feelings, you can then find peace with those issues and move forward in a way that’s going to be much more positive for your mental health.

Find New Ways to Relax

Finding ways to relax your mind is really important. If you’re constantly working hard and you have anxious thoughts filling your brain, relaxation and rest can be two things that are very difficult to come by. With the help of something like CBD Oil or even some new breathing techniques, you should be able to start getting better at relaxing without too much trouble at all.

Know When to Say No and Withdraw from Stressful Situations

Sometimes, you simply have to be willing to say no and reject requests for help. This is particularly true at work. If you’ve already got enough work on your desk and it’s pushing your mental health to its limit, the last thing you need is someone piling more work and pressure on top of you. In those situations, simply be bold and say no. It has to be done sometimes.

Be Open About Your Feelings with Those Close to You

Being open and communicative about your struggles and what you’re feeling can be very tough sometimes. But it can also be beneficial when you get over that first hurdle and start discussing your thoughts and feelings more openly with those who are close to you. Don’t overlook how important this can be for the long-term good of your mental health.

Eat Well and Stay Hydrated

Finally, you should go back to basics and remember how the things that are good for your physical health also tend to be very good for your mental health too. That means eating well, staying hydrated throughout each day and making sure you’re being as physically active as you can be.

Your mental health is important, and if you haven’t been putting in the time and effort to improve your mental health, now is the time to change that. There’s plenty of help and support out there if you’re not sure how to get started or if you feel you’d benefit from some kind of talking therapy.

Louise Mercieca

Nutritional Therapist

Personal Trainer

Award-winning Author

Food writer

Presenter on Early Years TV Food

Keynote speaker

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