How to keep up good mental health!

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Alexs_the_parrot
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by Alexs_the_parrot on Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:16 pm

How to keep up good mental health!

I just wanted to share with you how I keep up my mental health on a very good level these days. There are actually three tips I wanted to tell you. First would be spending time with my family. I love spending time with my family, specially when I want to escape all things I have to do that pisses me off sometimes... Second thing I wanted to tell you is to say that spending half an hour or more in the nature is a real stress relief! I like to spend couple of hours a week in the nature, sometimes alone, just thinking, sometimes together with my family, but mostly with my dog, Lucky, who was my best friend when I thought I was alone, and he still is one my best friends to this day... The third thing I wanted to share with you, but no less important, is that actually reading books helped me a lot! I was, and still am crazy about reading books :D ! They helped me a lot on this journey on which I became a better person and on which I learned to take serious my mental health. Some of the books I was reading and which helped me a ton are Furiously Happy, Speaking of Summer, I am telling the truth, but I am lying... Maybe they will help you too... Actually I started to listen to audiobooks lately because while I listen to them I can lay in my bed and just relax... Hope, If you want to listen to them, they will help you the same way they helped me.

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by MissCandyGirl on Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:28 pm

Re: How to keep up good mental health!

We're on the same page, Alexs_the_parrot!

I do the exact same as you! Reading books is so therapeutic and heals the mind. Having good mental health is very important to me. I do all I can to make my mind better and make my mind sane. Your tips are tips I'd suggest!

Your dog, Lucky, sounds wonderful. I often wish I had a pet. But I don't. One-day, though, I WILL have a pet cat. I LOVE cats.

A brilliant post!

stefydoe
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by stefydoe on Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:30 am

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Lots of examples of having good mental health, i will tell my example whenever I feel that i am depressed and feeling not well , i prefers dance and reading to me at that time. I lam doing dancing and reading the books like motivational, poetry, in that way all the bad thoughts that come, they stop. :) :) .

So i suggest there are so many ways to keep up good mental health like reading, dancing, travelling, writing and so many. It depends on the person that who he/she have take good care of his mental health.

MissCandyGirl
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by MissCandyGirl on Sat Nov 13, 2021 2:39 pm

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For me, I try to stay positive. I try to get up in the morning, follow a normal routine. I have my computer work and my writing to keep me occupied.

I shall be attending a day group and starting a volunteer job: just every day living to keep me sane. Because if you are always alone, thoughts creep up on you: paranoia hits. You become anxious, depressed, lonely and most of all: confused.

The only way to deal with these hard emotions is to be with people and see reality. You also have to find passions to occupy your life: whether that be reading poetry or painting or reading about science. Whatever YOU find interesting is valid.

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