With the new year starting everyone always has a resolution on how they plan to be healthier this year. Many people do not realize that it is your mental health can impact all parts of your life from work to personal. Here are six ways in which you can improve your mental health in 2018.
- Stop Dieting
Evidence has proven that restricting one’s diet can lead to long-term weight gain if not done correctly. Learning to love your body no matter what size it is can help you to develop healthy body image and self-acceptance.
- Eat Broccoli
Consuming more fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of mental health problems while improving your quality of life.
- Join a Group
Keeping active and making social connections will improve mental health along with improving stress coping capabilities. Simple walks in the park, board games, and card games are all ways to social interactions.
- Move Your Body
Exercising is an efficient way to reduce stress and anxiety. A Simple walk around your block can help you to maintain your daily mental health.
- Reduce Screen Time
Reducing television time will not only allow you more time to exercise, but it will also let you sleep better at nights.
6. Seek help if you need it
Ultimately, you need to understand that it is okay to seek help if needed. Because the truth is that we all need help sometimes and the smart decision is to ask for it.