If you’re looking for ways to improve your mental health, you may not have thought about personal writing. As a child you may have kept a diary, but as an adult it can feel harder to keep the practice up. Personal writing can have many positive impacts on you, though, no matter how old you are. Here are 5 ways you can practice writing for yourself, and see improvements to your mental health.
Did you know that the average person smiles 13 times a day? What’s more, when it comes to children, that figure can be as much as 400!
For such a small gesture, a smile can have powerful consequences — both for you and for everyone around you. In a recent study, researchers even discovered that people who smile are perceived as being healthier and more attractive than being the right weight or wearing make-up.
If you have ever wanted to find out more about the science behind your smile, then read on…
Cinnamon is not only a delicious spice to use in the kitchen, but it’s also keeps your immune system functioning and tells your body that you’re full. Thus, it can help you lose weight. Here are some reasons why you should try cinnamon tea!
Do you have a partner who just can’t keep their hands off you at times and at other times there appears to be nothing you can do to get them going? Sexual drive can be dictated by your mental state. While not every change of heart or mood is caused by biplar disorder, it is important to pay attention to these changes. Certain symptoms may be more obvious than others once you know what to look for.
When you’re trying to get to sleep, physical activity is the last thing on your mind. But the calming influence of yoga could be the push you need to tip you into the Land of Nod. The Sleep Matters Club have devised the ultimate bedtime yoga chart to introduce you to the poses you’ll need. We all know yoga is great for us and our bodies, now discover how beneficial it is for sleep!
The only equipment required is a yoga mat and some comfortable clothing. Hold each of the ten poses for roughly one minute (or 10 to 15 breaths) for sleep success.
Thirty day challenges are popular because they involve pushing yourself and your body in a way that you can sustain for the short-term. While this may not a long-term plan, it helps jump start good habits. Results are motivating, and a 30-day challenge is a great way to see results. The beauty of a 30-day challenge is that it can be anything you want it to be. In order to create the perfect challenge for you, consider your goals, set realistic expectations, mix and match plans, make your plan, and celebrate any success.
In the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, it’s easy for our mental health to make a downturn. Our daily routines get the best of us sometimes — errands, job responsibilities, socializing with our friends… the list is endless. Obligations and places to be bombard us.
Life can get pretty crazy, right? But as nuts as it all gets, self-care should be number one on our list of priorities — especially our mental welfare. While the societal norm often dismisses mental self-care, mental and emotional well-being is essential for everyone.
Anxiety is a psychological disorder manifested in excessive anxiety about several aspects of life, and it can affect people of all ages and genders. It is a silent enemy, stealthily creeping about the dark corners of our minds.