When was the last time you checked in with yourself? In the disaster of a year that is 2020, it’s a good idea that you do. If your answer to “How are you?” is anything short of “Amazing!” then it’s time to get to work on your mental health. It is as important as your physical health, after all.
“Women’s Health” asked mental health experts and they have shared steps to help you become resilient, which is your best self. Give these a try.
- Schedule time in your calendar to feel bad and overwhelmed and all of those things
- Think of one good happening from your day before bed
- Ditch downer thoughts or just get sharper at recognizing and reframing them
- Quit the comparison game
- Build your discomfort resilience using imagery
- Think about a place in time where you felt comfortable and relaxed, and float yourself back there
- Follow positive thought leaders
- Repeat a mantra
- Reignite your passion in a meaningful pursuit
- DON’T make a to-do list