Focusing on your Mental Health30 Mar
Finding ways to exercise and keep up your physical health in isolation is critical; however, this can mean we often overlook our mental health.
Why not try focusing on your mental health this week?
Self-isolating can increase your anxiety, frustration and more. What you would usually turn to as a way of keeping your mind off things may not be available now. How can you find other ways to keep yourself busy and focused without your mental health overtaking you?
There are some great ways for you to keep on top of your mental health:
- Keep yourself productive; this will help you keep your mind off the news and what’s happening around you and increase your positivity.
- Find a positive online community that can help you talk through the issues you are going through; this can help you with chatting to new people and keeping up your social interactions. We love hearing from our customers over on Facebook, so feel free to pop over and chat with us!
- Taking a break from the news is also a perfect way to relax, if you want to keep updated maybe check the news for 10 minutes in the evening and not focusing on this, so your stress levels don’t increase.
Check out this link for more information on how you can help your mental health at this time.
Creating a plan to keep yourself busy and productive is an amazing way to help your mental health; we have created this plan with Cheshire Change Hub to help you find ways to keep on top of everything!
Include physical, social, mental and practical tasks in your day every day; this will help you notice what you have achieved each day and how you can include everything you need! For example, looking at the table below, you can see the different tasks for each section of the plan. If you want some more information on what you can include in your plan, more tips and tricks on moving, health eating and more click here.
Click below to download the template of this plan to use!