Mental Health : Self Care tips from Mind
Even small things can make a difference to your own mental health and wellbeing. Here are some things you could try:
Things you could do right now
- Drink a glass of water
- Take notice of your surroundings, name something you can see, hear, smell, and touch.
- Allow yourself to really feel your feelings.
Things you could do today
- Try and get a good night's sleep
- Go for a walk
- Try and just enjoy the moment
Things you could do this week
- Write down all the things you have achieved this week; even if it's just managing a load of washing.
- Set aside some time to do something you enjoy, paint, write, or just sing in the car.
- Contact a friend and arrange to meet, have something to look forward to
These tips are brought to you from Mind the mental health charity.