Mental health is a popular topic at the moment and we have seen a really positive sea change in attitudes towards mental health. No longer are people ignoring the state of their mental health and thanks to wider exposure there are more and more people who are taking action wen they feel that they have a problem. Here in Irvine California we have the brilliant Amare Global who take a holistic community-based approach to helping people with mental health issues and you only need look at the Amare Global reviews to get an insight as to the great work which they do. I was talking to one of the support staff recently about how people can better care for their mental wellbeing and here were some of the tips which we discussed.
Much like wildlife in the animal kingdom humans are creatures of habit and something which can really help to support mental wellbeing is getting yourself into a daily routine. This doesn’t mean that you have to do the same things each and everyday, it is about having rules around going to bed and waking up at the same time, achieving certain tasks each day and understanding that when the routine is broken it can put us under stress and pressure. The better the routine, the better you’ll be able to cope with this pressure.
Daily exercise isn’t just great for your physical wellbeing it can also greatly help in terms of your overall mental health. When we exercise our bodies release a chemical called endorphins which are feel-good chemicals, that is why you get a buzz after a gym session. These chemicals are not only good for giving us a quick lift after a workout, they can also greatly improve our mood and our ability to deal with stressful situations.
Eating the right foods is also something which can contribute to our overall mental wellbeing as they give our body the fuel which we need. If you have a diet of fatty foods then your body will struggle and that puts us in a poor frame of mind, you have less energy and less desire to do things which will make us happier.
Setting goals and working towards them works wonders for our mental health and it stimulates the brain and helps us to put one foot in front of the other. If you are feeling mentally jaded then try to give yourself some goals to work towards. This could be anything from a DIY project, a work-based challenge or even a financial goal. Working towards something gives us a reason to get up and go each day and it has been proven to greatly help mental wellbeing.
If you feel that you have a deeper mental issue then you should seek out professional help so that you can get the root of the issue.