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Fast & Easy Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Fast & Easy Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

I wanted to share with you a couple of fast and easy ways to make an immediate improvement in your mental health. These are physical ways to calm the anxiety. 

• Move a little(stretch, take a walk around the block, do ten jumping jacks, studies show movement impacts mental health almost as effectively as medication and even minimal movement has been shown to make a significant improvement.)

• Smile

• Breath (Breathe in deeply for 4 seconds, hold it for 4 seconds, release it for 4 seconds - repeat x5)

• Say something kind about yourself - again, out loud. ("I am healthy, strong and whole." )

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• Give something - (It doesn't have to be big - you can give approval, an encouraging text, a dollar, a chance)

• When worry hits, say out loud: I will not worry about the things I cannot control. Sounds simple, but doing this involves your thinking, hearing and speaking so it's a triple wh...

• Make an immediate, small improvement in something (water a plant, straighten a shelf, toss out your junk mail, make your bed, delete old emails, clean a counter, reorganize the refrigerator, fluff some pillows - whatever you can do to make a small improvement that your hands can touch and your ...

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