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Have 'Me Time'

Have 'Me Time'

Taking time out to recharge your batteries improves your psychological well-being. 

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Negative Self-Talk

Don't say things to yourself that you would not say to a loved one. 

If you want to feel better about yourself, change how you think about yourself.

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Exercise More

It's hard to ignore how essential exercising is for you to feel happier.

The first 20 minutes of exercise provide most of the health benefits.

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Eat Healthier

Regularly eating foods that are filled with nutrients can help you feel more positive and energetic. You will feel better mentally too.

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Smile More Often

When your brain senses that you're using your muscles to smile, it's assuming that it must be happy about something. 

Smile, even if you don't always feel like it.

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Practice Gratitude

Research suggests that writing regularly in your gratitude journal can increase your well-being and overall life satisfaction.

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Spend Time Outdoors

Spending time outside of your apartment can lift your mood. 

If you are unable to get outside, add greenery to your space, for some plant therapy.

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Meditate

Meditation allows more rational thinking to take the place of anxiety.

Start the day with meditation by simply letting go of your thoughts.

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Dress Up

What you wear affects how you feel.

Wear the clothes in your closet that makes you feel pretty and confident.

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Accept Your Status

Rather than comparing yourself to others and finding the disadvantages you feel you're faced with, acknowledge your own path.

Consciously look for the advantages of where you are. 

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Volunteer

People who volunteer are likely to have higher self-esteem, psychological well-being, and happiness.

Help someone else out who really needs it.

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Spend time with furry friends

Play fetch with Fido or sneak in a few cuddles with your kitten. 

Interacting with your pets can release oxytocin in the brain ― you know, the “warm and fuzzy” hormone ― resulting in that joyous feeling.

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  • Let your body do the talking. Body language and facial expressions can be just as important as your words. Your posture is key. 
  • Be mindful of your tone of voice. You make others feel at ease if your voice is calm and/or friendly. 
  • Be a good listener. How you listen is just as important as what you say. Leave any distractions alone and maintain eye contact from time to time. 
  • Take a reality check. If you find your mind going to the opposite of confident thinking, stop and check the facts. 
  • Smile. Smiling generally lightens your mood and makes other people respond more positively to you. 

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Commit to doing one nice thing

... for yourself every day.

Remind yourself on a daily basis to treat yourself with loving kindness. It motivates you to take better care of yourself and to go after your dreams.

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