How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

Today, it is important for Ukrainians to remain strong and united, so it is necessary to pay attention not only to physical health but also to mental health. Psychologist Yulia Vroman's advice on how to improve mental health was published on the Psychological Support Telegram channel. Ivona will share life hacks.

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How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

1. Set yourself small goals every day

It is important to set small tasks daily and complete them, so we strengthen our psyche and make it more stable. According to research, the experience of overcoming the challenges that we have set ourselves will help us to cope with the more complex challenges that we will face in life.

How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

2. Don't stay in one place

Spending a whole day in front of a computer can be a tempting idea, but studies show it's bad for mental health. A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to stress and depressive symptoms. Doctors recommend getting at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day.

How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

3. Go out for a walk

If you can not pick up physical activities, then they can be replaced by walks in the fresh air. German researchers found that in areas with a large number of parks and squares with trees, residents use fewer antidepressants.

How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

4. Remember your accomplishments

Psychologists also recommend regularly recalling your achievements. This will help you to believe in your strength and the ability to overcome a new test. Therefore, remember more often about your successes.

How to improve mental health: 5 life hacks of a psychologist

5. Chat with friends

If you can't see each other, you can always call. Studies show that, for example, for women, talking with friends is important: after such communication, the level of the stress hormone cortisol is significantly reduced.

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