8 tips for taking care of mental health

Fitness routine, aesthetic treatments, cosmetics and plastic surgeries move a millionaire market.

In 2018 alone, 1.7 million operations were performed – 60% of which were aesthetic – according to the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, placing the country among the leaders in the ranking of this procedure.

This cut shows the importance that Brazilians give to body care, whether men or women. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Now, have you thought if all this care was with the mind?

Too bad we don’t always realize that, either for cultural reasons or lack of habit. That’s why we’ve come up with eight tips that can help you maintain mental well-being !

Want to understand better about it? So read on and take note!

Establish a daily routine

To begin with, you need to remember that any health habit, physical or mental, only works if it becomes a routine. Planning your activities, including food and sleep, helps you cope with stress. Thus, it takes dedication and effort to maintain purpose.

It’s also good to remember that it’s not always easy because it depends on your reaction to external stimuli and, as they are variable, discipline is needed to maintain balance.

Physical activity

Yes, the Roman philosopher Juvenal was right when he related the health of the body to that of the mind in the quote “Healthy mind, healthy body” . It’s scientific.

A study by the University of John Hopkins proved that the same protein known to act in mental health-as an antidepressant-is also important for maintaining the vitality of the heart muscle.

One more reason to invest in an activity you enjoy and enjoy the benefits.

manage time

No procrastinating! Get organized to perform work tasks and not go past office hours. Making a list the night before helps you plan your day.

Thus, there is time left for your personal activities, especially if it is to socialize with people you like. Always surround yourself with them!

Also, disconnect from social media for a period. Take a while without looking at WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, among others

Have time for leisure

Those who only go home from work and vice versa live stressed . Everyone needs leisure, especially in the company of friends.

Take time out of your day to do something you enjoy. Cinema, theater, music, restaurant, whatever. The important thing is to talk about anything but problems. Use this time to relax. Reduce the time you spend watching, listening and reading media coverage

It is also important to keep your social network active, establishing contact, even if virtual, with your friends and family.

Sleep well

Sleep not only feeds the body , but also the mind. Experts recommend 8 hours a day, but the amount of hours varies from person to person. Your well-being depends on the quality of your rest!

Prioritize your sleep. Make it a relaxing time. Avoid noise and cell phone use at this time so that it has an invigorating effect.

Food

Take care of your food. Seek a lighter and healthier menu, without fats and with little sugar. Make balanced meals, practice physical exercises, meditate.

Avoid the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs to deal with your emotions, as they can worsen your long-term physical and mental well-being.

Avoid industrialized foods, prefer natural ones. Peel more and unpack less and you’ll see the difference in your layout.

Self control

Have a lighter life. Avoid unnecessary conflicts and don’t take everything personally. Remember that at every peak of annoyance, you are the one who suffers. Listen more and speak less .

Don’t cover yourself so much: recognize your limits, you’re a human being and you can’t handle everything. Recognize and welcome your fears and fears and look for trusted people to talk to.

Control your impulses and always seek dialogue. Sometimes it’s better to be right than to be right.

get therapy

Therapy is not indicated only for those who have a medical indication Everyone should do it. It’s the opportunity to talk about life’s dilemmas with someone who is prepared for it.

Life has many nuances and they can change quickly. That’s why it’s important to have this moment to vent, reflect on events and count on professional help to deal with them.

If these strategies are not enough, seek help from a Mental Health and Psychosocial Care (SMAPS) professional to receive specific guidance.

 

by Abdullah Sam
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