An important part of keeping your body fit and healthy is to take care of your mental wellness. Your mind is the window to your soul and body.
Did you know that a human brain is so powerful and your mental state not only controls your consciousness but also determines your body functions?
Having a lot of stress and depression can have a negative effect on your mental wellness. Even studies have shown that serious mental illnesses can lower life expectancy by 10 to 15 years.
Hence it’s mandatory to boost happiness and keep stress and anxiety levels low. Many possible ways are available to reduce your stress level.
Aiming for good sleep hygiene is really important for our physical and mental health. Try to have at least 8 years of sleep per night.
Sleep helps to regulate the chemicals in your brain that transmit information. These chemicals are important since moods and emotions.
If you don’t get enough sleep, you can start to feel depressed or anxious. If you have trouble sleeping, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
Exercising Actively are essential in maintaining good mental health. Being active not only gives you a sense of accomplishment, but it boosts the chemicals in your brain that helps you to have a good mood.
Start with exercising at least 30 minutes a day. It will help eliminate your low mood, anxiety, and stress.
Anything that you enjoy the most and gets your heart pumping will do magical wonders for your mental health.
Practicing mindfulness can be as simple as repeatedly bringing yourself back to the present throughout the day.
Yoga not only brings inner peace for you but it also helps to circulate the blood flow in your body. The more you bend and try to focus on something, the more your body and soul will get balanced.
Power of Vitamin D
Going out and getting the essential amount of vitamin D from sunlight is not quite possible in this pandemic situation but don’t worry, a terrace and little bit of motivation are enough for you!
Go to your terrace spend at least 15-20 mins walking in sunlight, it helps your brains to release chemicals that improve your mood, like endorphins and serotonin.
Vitamin D is a so powerful vitamin for your body and brains and it will tremendously improve your mental health.
Eating healthily isn’t just important for your bodies, but it’s also important for your mind.
Limit high fat and processed foods. Try to eat more fruits and vegetables and healthy fats, like avocados, nuts, and olive oils.
Make sure you are getting enough amount of water each day. If you are anxious and facing any difficulties in controlling your overeating food habits, you may also try consulting your nutritionist.
Stress and depression are often unavoidable, but knowing what triggers your stress and knowing how to cope is key in maintaining good mental wellness.
Try to resolve each of your issues by maintaining a schedule. If you can’t resolve your issue by yourself, try seeking the help of others. Speak it out so that they may provide you the proper solution.
Avoid burying your head in the sand, tackle your problems as you face on.
Many mental illnesses are brought on by biologically which may not change despite good self-care. It doesn’t mean that you are a failure; it just means you need a little help.
Try to attend any mental wellness session if possible, so that you may feel relieved. Be happy and Stay Positive always!