2022 is here, and i believe it’s time that we talk about how to we can improve our mental health. Of course i’m know expert and my advice isn’t going to be for everyone. Nevertheless, we should all think about our own mental health from time to time – alot of people actually struggle doing this basic thing for themseleves and i can understand why. It very hard to be selfish and put yourself first.
I’ve decided that this 2022 is going to the year that i’m going to learn to little more selfish and put myself first. I know it’s going to be difficult but i’m up for the challenge.
One of the main reason why people find it super hard to focus on themseleves, is because like so many it come alway come naturally. It’s especially hard when your a parent, as you’ve spent alot of day, months or even years putting your kids first. Or even if your not a parent and you’ve being putting your partners, your famil or you friends before yourself. If this sounds like you, then your in the right place.
In today’s post, i’ll be sharing a few tips on how you can improve you mental health!
PUT YOURSELF FIRST [INCLUDING YOUR FEELING]
If you’ve spend you life putting others before yourself, then you have been neglecting you… yourself! Remember, the way you feel is just as important as how everybody else feels. Trying putting your own feelings first before other and just see how good it feels. Never forget that your important and so it you feels.
Of course every situation is different, and there might be times when other feeling must come before yours but that still doesn’t need to be for everything. If you find that your spending to much time worrying about other people’s feeling, then is about time you start putting your own feeling first.
SET YOURSELF NEW BOUNDARIES
Setting yourself some boundaries is so important, and also important to tell them to the people who you are close with. Boundaries should be seen as something good and healthy, not some barrier. See them as respecting others and other respecting you. There will be times or certain topics where you don’t feel comfortable talking. Set the boundary. Alway make sure that you make your boundaries clear to others. If they are unaware of them, then you can’t get mad at them for crossing it.
IF YOU NEED TO WALK AWAY, THEN WALK AWAY
Knowing the right time to walk away can be the hardest part. I’ve learnt that holding onto things that we have outgrown can actually cause you more pain in the long run. Walking away doesn’t have to mean that the other person has won either, instead it means that you value about how you feel more than having them in your life.
Remember walking away is one of the bravest things that you can do, so if your planning on doing it, the i respect you.
CUT OFF TOXIC PEOPLE
This is probably one of the best thing that you can ever do is to cut toxic people off. As i’ve gotten older, i found it to be easier and easier to cut people off when they are no longer bringing me joy and happiness. Think about it for a second, why would keep someone in your life who causes you to feel upset and pain? Don’t feel bad about cutting people off. You owe it to yourself.
HOW WILL YOU BE IMPORVING YOU MENTAL HEALTH THIS YEAR? SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW.