Tips to Improve Mental Health

MentalHealthAs people are living longer, their quality of life isn’t so great. Finally physicians are starting to realize it’s more than just the blood pressure, body weight, and blood sugar that amounts to perfect health. Maybe our brains have more to do with it than textbooks tell us. They do!

Look at the percentage of the population who battle depression, anxiety, addiction, and overabundance of one crutch (technology, work, shopping) to pacify something. Our mental health is suffering, no doubt.

Love yourself thoroughly in order to emit loving kindness for yourself as much as you have for others. Be in the moment for yourself. Spend time observing the silence for your well being. The moments you spend today will payoff in dividends for the rest of your life.

Foster real relationships, offline. As inhuman and virtual as our lives have become, it’s no wonder depression and social detachment is a common result for many of us. By foraging into the world of face to face correspondence, you’re reintroducing yourself to the lost art of interpersonal communication. It’s definitely a mental health perk.

Minimize meat, sugar, and processed foods. Our brains suffer vastly for it. How closely do you think you can get to a plant-based diet? Veganism is pretty intense and most people cannot do it. But those who can, swear by their health difference. They say it’s like night and day.

These are just a few of the recommendations in the Forbes magazine article. What have you got to lose by trying one, a few, or all of them? If you’re looking to take a few baby steps toward a healthier mindset, here’s your guide.

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3 Responses to Tips to Improve Mental Health

  1. Hey, Allie Beatty

    What about books for the mental health? What would you think about reading books for the great mentality and health? Your Opinion?

    I have listened many times that books increase white matter in the brain and that way you will have more intelligence. What do you think about this?

  2. Qamar Yunis says:

    Hi Allie,
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