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6. Journal your feelings

6. Journal your feelings

Journaling is a powerful tool to cope with mental health disorders by working through emotions and channeling thoughts.

A 2018 study found that journaling for 15 minutes each day significantly reduced stress and feelings of anxiety. Other research has linked it to helping work through PTSD symptoms or depression.

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Simple mental health habits to boost your mental health:

Simple mental health habits to boost your mental health:

Use These 7 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mental Health in 2023:

  1. Make relaxation a routine
  2. Practice gratitude
  3. Value social interaction
  4. Take care of your physical health

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1. Make relaxation a routine

1. Make relaxation a routine

Very few things in life are promised. Times of stress are, unfortunately, one of them. There will be times when you feel overwhelmed or stressed out. However, you can control how you respond to the strain by implementing relaxation techniques into your daily routine.

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3. Value social interaction

3. Value social interaction

  • Sharing our time with others is sometimes just what we need to boost our mood or change our perspective on things.
  • By making time for friends and family, you will decrease feelings of loneliness and ensure you have an emotional support system at y...

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4. Take care of your physical health

4. Take care of your physical health

Mental health is directly tied to physical health - one cannot flourish without the other. The three main areas to target are:

  • Sleep: If you don't get enough sleep, your brain doesn't have the chance to rest and recover.
  • Food and hyd...

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5. Monitor your social media intake

5. Monitor your social media intake

Our phones are our lifelines. Most of the time, they're beside us, keeping us connected to the outside world through calls, texts and social media.

The hours spent scrolling through social media, comparing ourselves to the snapshot of perfection people post, can ...

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Improving your mental health is a journey; it doesn't happen overnight. You can make lasting tweaks to your well-being by intentionally adding habits to your routine.

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2. Practice gratitude

2. Practice gratitude

Including gratitude in your life is a way to create a positive outlook on your life. More than that, it has tangible benefits for your mental health, including reducing stress, lessening depression symptoms and boosting your mood.

Gratitude is a simple con...

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7. Make yourself laugh

7. Make yourself laugh

Sometimes, laughter is the best medicine:

  • When you're feeling stressed or down, do things that will make you laugh to reduce anxiety and stress.
  • Watch your favorite TV show or movie to give your mood a boost. Or find the so...

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Get in touch with your feelings

Get in touch with your feelings

Attempting to repress your emotions doesn't just feel bad; it's bad for you. Learning to be open about your feelings decreases stress levels and improves your mood. 

One study even suggested that there was a relationship between how long you live and your ability to express your emotions. 

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