We all pay utmost attention to being physically stronger and fitter.
How many of us ever thought of our mental health?
Very few, right? But it is as important as being physically fit for our overall health.
Being mentally strong is being smart about your thoughts and feelings. In life, we have to face many tough situations personally and professionally where we need to be mentally strong. which means we need to have a control over our emotions and take positive decisions regardless of the circumstances.
We all know its easy to say but its really very hard to have such emotional intelligence. when everything is going as per our expectations it’s all good but when the situations don’t favor us, our brain just poop.
Mental strength doesn’t just develop on its own. we have to work on it slowly and steady.
Here are top 10 things you can start doing now to make yourself mentally stronger.
Spend some me-time:
Me-time means your own personal time to be alone.
The busier you are, the more likely you are to benefit from some quiet time. Find a peaceful corner in your home and sit back in seclusion for at least 10-15 minutes every day.
Being alone can help you build mental strength. Studies show the ability to tolerate alone time has been linked to increased happiness, better life satisfaction, and improved stress management. People who enjoy alone time experience less depression.
Being alone helps you become more comfortable in your own skin and helps you to discover who you are as a person.
Step out of your comfort zone:
Try doing things that you don’t feel comfortable with. Push your limits.
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
Challenging yourself can help you accomplish something you didn’t think you were capable of, you become more confident, knowledgeable and skilled. Challenging situations require you to force your mind to think creatively in order to reach a solution. Tackling difficult situations builds your self-confidence and self-esteem.
Fitness and productivity go hand in hand. Exercising regularly will help to relieve stress, enhance mental clarity, empower your mind, energize your body, help you sleep better, make you feel calmer and ultimately make you more productive.
Give up bad habit:
There are lots of things that we all do in our daily life, can ruin our health secretly. and if we want to live healthier and happier lives, we need to do more than just adopt a few good habits. here is the list of some bad habits you need to quit right now: Bad habits that can ruin your health
Everytime you smile, your brain feels good. Even fake smiling can do the trick. The feel-good neurotransmitters — dopamine, endorphins, and serotonin — are all released when a smile flashes across your face. This not only relaxes your body, but it can also lower your heart rate and blood pressure.
Smiling is contagious. it lifts up your mood and as well as the moods of people around you.
Focus on the moment:
Focusing on the present moment provides space and clarity to observe situations. We are able to face challenges which strength and stay calm under pressure. you become more aware of with what’s going on in and around you and how you need to respond.
“How do you feel when someone breaks a promise.”
What kind of charge do you have on this belief?
Typically it will be a negative charge.
Figure out why you feel negative and come up with options to deal with this negative emotion.
Remind yourself that you have made this choice. you were fully aware that your friend is not trustworthy. If you get angry, you need to realize that you are responsible for your anger because you made the choice to trust your friend.
Mindful means being conscious or aware of everything that is going on in and around you. It’s about cultivating awareness and appreciation of present experience. It is the ability to connect with your inner self and meditation is the best technique to do so. we all have heard about the benefits of practicing meditation.
In modern days we all running behind something all the time and our physical and mental health are at stake. paying attention to mental health is vital. You need to sit on your own butt and meditate for your own betterment, it’s as simple as that.
Gratitude is good for your mind and body. Rather than complaining about the things you think you deserve, take a few moments to focus on all that you have. Developing an “attitude of gratitude” is one of the simplest ways to improve your satisfaction with life.
There are many ways to reap the benefits of gratitude—for example, keeping a gratitude journal, praying, meditating or simply saying how you feel.
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