6 SELF HELP TIPS
Dealing with mental health can be challenging for everyone. A lot of times we have no clue how to deal with these issues. The best way is to see a specialist, but a lot of times we need help urgently. There are hotlines you can call, chat lines you can message, articles that you can read, and many other ways that you can cope/deal with these issues. In this article we will explain multiple coping mechanisms and exercises that you can do to help.
Exercise releases feel good endorphins
takes your mind off worries
get more social interaction
cope in a healthy way
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lowered blood pressure and heart rate
reduced levels of stress hormones in the blood
reduced lactic acid build-up in muscle tissue
balanced levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood
improved immune system functioning
increased physical energy
increased feelings of calm and wellbeing.
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TALK TO SOMEONE YOU TRUST
Talking is a cathartic
It makes you feel better
Leads to new solutions
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KEEP A DIARY
Make a habit out of it
Keep your journal close
Turn to your journal in moments of need
Make your journal a judgement free zone
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GET YOUR REST & EAT HEALTHY
Getting rest is essential to keeping your mental healthy. I feel like we all know this. We just don't know why. There are many disorders related to sleep deprivation. Check out the Sleep Foundation website to learn more about how sleep and mental health co-relate.
LEARN NEW THINGS
Learning new things helps keep the mind busy. It shows you new ways to do things and find things that you can be good at. Most people never think that studying and learning new things can be a coping mechanism, but it helps with self confidence, self esteem, gives you a purpose, and much more. For more information on how studying co-relates to mental health click the button.