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In simplest terms, mental health is about how you feel and think of your ability to deal with the challenges in life. But if your head is not in a good mental space, you need to find a solution for various problems. We all have times when we feel down, excited, frightened, and stressed. Most of the time, we brush these issues under the carpet, igniting serious problems In life. This could happen to anyone of us.

How To Improve Your Mental Health?
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So it’s important to take care of your mental health. According to recent research, over 500 million people globally suffer from mental health issues. Below, we have outlined practical tips to improve your mental health: [1]

Tips to improve your mental health

Be Vocal About Your Feelings

Talking about your feelings is a good way to declutter your mind. Especially if something has been bothering you for a long time, being vociferous about the issue can help you seek a solution. Talking about your thoughts isn’t a sign of weakness. It’s your inner strength that helps you talk about serious issues. Being open about your thoughts is a way to find more friends.

When you open up, it’s a way to inspire others to do the same. Words aren’t easy to describe exactly how you feel, but doing so can help you get the weight off your shoulders.

Eat Well

Clean eating has always been beneficial for mental and physical health. There are strong links between the quality of your food and how you feel. After all, the intake of caffeine and sugar immediately affects the body. Thus, food can have a long-lasting impact on your emotional health. Here’s what you can eat to stay healthy:

  • Dairy products
  • Plenty of water
  • Oily fish
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Wholegrain bread or cereal

Eat three good quality meals in a day and drink lots of water. Try to avoid a high intake of caffeine and sugar drinks. We recommend you to check with a nutritionist if you want to eat a strict diet.

Keep Active

Experts believe exercise helps in releasing stress-relieving hormones in your brain. Thus, regular exercise can help in boosting self-esteem. It helps you concentrate and sleep better. Exercise is also beneficial for the vital organs of the body. [2]

Exercise isn’t just about hitting the gym, it’s also about working on your physical health. It’s about walking in the park, drawing yourself close to nature, and looking after your emotional health.

Even if you indulge in gardening our housework, it will strongly impact the quality of your life. Like adults, kids need to be physically active to stay healthy.

Talk to a Psychic

Although it sounds weird, sometimes, talking to a psychic is a good idea to know about your calling. A psychic is a person who uses extrasensory perception to identify things that are hidden deep down in your mind. Once you talk to them, they’ll help you get rid of the negative thoughts in your mind.

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Not every psychic reader is best with their work, so it’s best to read the previous customer reviews before making your decision.

Keep in Touch

Strong family ties are highly beneficial in removing stress from your life. After all, family and friends can help you feel cared for. They will offer different views on what is going on inside. They will even help in keeping you active. Especially when you want emotional support from the people you love, having them around is a big relief.

They help in keeping you grounded and will solve your practical problems. Since COVID 19 distanced many people from their loved ones, now is the best time to mend broken relationships. It’s also a good time to share hugs and celebrate life.

Take a Break

Even a change of pace is highly beneficial for your mental health. It could even be about taking a few breaks from work and talking to a friend on the phone. Sometimes, we are so organized in life that it becomes harder to sit back and relax.

But, it’s always good to declutter your mind, drink a cup of tea and see the positive change that it will bring to your life. Taking a break doesn’t make you a loser. It pulls you out of the hectic routine, which is good for your mental health. A break is all that you need to focus on yourself and reflect on what you’ve been doing during the entire day.

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[1] Wainberg ML, Scorza P, Shultz JM, et al. Challenges and Opportunities in Global Mental Health: a Research-to-Practice Perspective. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017;19(5):28. doi:10.1007/s11920-017-0780-z
[2] 7 benefits of regular physical activity: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/exercise/art-20048389
[3] Cheap Online Psychic Tarot Readings: https://www.trusted-psychics.co.uk/
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Dr. Anna Yusim, M.D., B.S.

Dr. Anna Yusim is an award-winning Psychiatrist and author of the best-selling book-Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help