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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.

Exercising Outdoors

EXERCISE

  • Exercise releases feel good endorphins 

  • takes your mind off worries

  • gain confidence

  • get more social interaction

  • cope in a healthy way

  • click the button to get more information on how exercise helps with mental help

  • all information in this box was received from the Mayo Clinic 

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Breathing Meditation

BREATHING EXERCISES

  • 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.

  • All of this information was obtained from Better Help.

  • For more information on breathing activities hit the better help button 

Talking over Coffee

TALK TO SOMEONE YOU TRUST

  • ​Talking is a cathartic

  • It makes you feel better​

  • Leads to new solutions

  • Self Talk

  • Information was gathered from value options hit the button to learn more

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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

  • Check out self for more information on starting a diary

Sleep

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.

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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.

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