When life gets busy, it’s important to check in with your overall mental wellbeing.
Our state of wellbeing is about the combination of feeling positive emotions and functioning well, so in moments where you do find yourself stressed, it’s encouraged to take some time and find ways to support yourself during a difficult time.
Whether it’s going through a major life transition or experiencing a stressful event, here are ways to help you look after your wellbeing.
Relying on others or taking no action isn’t the best approach when tackling your problems. Take the active steps to find the best solutions to help improve your wellbeing. Whether it’s seeking clarity from a friend or speaking with a therapist, finding the best ways to deal with a stressful situation is better than ignoring the actual problem.
Being in an environment where you feel stressed isn’t helpful for your wellbeing. Whether this stress is created at work or at home, it’s worthwhile finding ways to build an environment where you feel supported and loved. Finding enjoyable activities and having a trusted network of people can put you on track in creating a stress-free environment for yourself.
Whether that’s reading for half an hour each day or going for a daily morning walk, it’s important to engage in activities that nourish your mind. This can also put you in a routine where you have activities to look forward to, which can help you reframe your mind into thinking more positive.
Are you someone that’s likely to feel burnt out because you’re afraid of letting people down? It’s important to set some healthy boundaries. If you know your plate is full and you’re struggling to keep up, don’t be afraid to speak up before you start feeling overwhelmed.
Planning ahead and knowing what you’re capable of can help you understand your limits and what boundaries you need to set to avoid burn out.
We recommend talking to a professional if you need further support. Below are some contacts worth reaching out to: