As usual, New Year brings a lot of hope for a better future. However, our old issues don't go away automatically. Adding stressful news from all over the world, financial difficulties in our own gardens and electromagnetic pollution are not helping to maintain a healthy mind.
The great news is consistently focusing on the issues, educating yourself and working with the right tools provided can make it much better.
Here are our 12 top mental health tips to help you create a plan to keep you healthier, happier and calmer for 2023!
Take breaks - Find time for breaks throughout the day to rest and recharge.
Make time for yourself - Schedule time for yourself every day to practice self-care activities such as reading, journaling, or meditating.
Get organized - Set up a system to keep track of upcoming tasks and appointments to reduce stress.
Exercise - Regular exercise can help with anxiety and depression.
Eat healthy - Eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help fuel your body and mind.
Connect with others - Reach out to loved ones or join a support group to help with feelings of loneliness and isolation.
Get enough sleep - Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night to stay energized and focused.
Try relaxation techniques - Take deep breaths or try yoga to help keep your mind and body relaxed.
Set boundaries - Learn how to say no to commitments that are too demanding.
Find ways to help - Volunteering or doing small acts of kindness can help you feel more fulfilled.
Take care of yourself - Make time for activities that bring you joy and make you feel good.
Seek professional help - Sometimes is very difficult to find the right diagnosis. Science started recognising the importance of the biochemistry of the brain. The first step is the right diagnosis. We are offering a variety of tests to help with your diagnosis and nutritional and naturopathic advice. Dr Kate is following Dr Walsh's protocol (https://www.walshinstitute.org)