Exercise, daydream about the future — these are just some ways to improve our mental well-being. What other mental health habits can we adopt?
When things are going well and we are not stressed out, take time to “smell the flowers” — to spend time on some of the “little things” that help us to be more emotionally resilient and improve our mental well-being.
These mental health habits will not only help us stay emotionally healthy and on track with our health goals but it will also help us quickly get back up when we slip up.
To stay mentally healthy, develop these habits!
Make time for things outside your daily or regular routine.
Set aside some time for peace and quiet.
We all need the comforting presence of love and companionship in our relationships with others. Relationships provide love and warmth in your life. Make time for face-to-face social gatherings with friends.
Laughter is more than a smile. It fuels our inner senses, decreases our burdens, makes us feel good and lightens a difficult situation. There is always a positive side to every bad situation. Things may not seem so bad after a good laugh.
Being active every day and regular exercise have uplifting effects.
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This article was last reviewed on
22 Nov 2023
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