Posted on: Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
Mental health is essential in day-to-day life. We all know the feeling of wanting to be happier, especially during the long, cold winter months. We strive to be positive and take the best care of our mental health, but not all of us know how to achieve this, or where to start. The good news is, there are many things we can do to train our brains to be more positive.
Start by paying attention to your thoughts and emotions. When you notice you are feeling happy, savor that moment and work on trying to extend it. You can also try to do more of the things that make you happy, such as spending time with loved ones, being in nature, or doing something you’re passionate about. Remember to love yourself, always.
Some things you can do to reduce stress and anxiety include mindful meditation, yoga, exercise and positive talk with someone. These activities can help you relax and feel better in the moment, as well as improve your overall mental health. Training your brain to be blissfully happy in seconds, can be possible with the proper techniques. By using positive affirmations, focusing on pleasant memories, and practicing gratitude, you can rewire your brain for happiness. While it may take some time to see results, the benefits of a happier, healthier brain are worth the effort.
Here at Journey, we have a wonderful team waiting to help you take further steps towards happiness and bettering your mental health.