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Top 10 Ways to Boost your Mental Top 10 Ways to Boost your Mental Health

By Kendall Gayle Washington

1. Experiment.

Try new things. Do that one thing that you have always wanted to do but have never done.

2. Take time to laugh.

Watch a comedy or hang out with the person who makes you laugh the most. Laughter can help us to calm down and stop feeling anxious.

3. Get off the screen.

Disconnect from the digital world and spend time with others face-to-face.

4. Practice forgiveness.

It has been proven that people who forgive are better mentally.

5. Journal.

If something has been bothering you or you are tired of keeping it all in, Journal.

6. Yawn.

Studies show that yawning not only stretches the brain, but improves mental efficiency.

7. Treat yourself.

Go out and do some shopping, eat a few pieces of chocolate, binge watch tv, or all of the above!

8. Sleep.

Sleep improves our bodily function and makes for a healthier life.

9. Read.

Get lost in a book, and take a break from everything that is stressing you out.

10. Self care.

Practice self care. Take a shower, brush your teeth, drink water, any and everything to ensure you have a happier and healthier life.

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