Our mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects the way we think, feels, and act in our daily lives. It also has an impact on how we deal with stress, social interactions, and decision-making. Mental health is crucial at all stages of life, from birth to adolescence to adulthood and old age.
Here are the three tools that will save your mental health:
Meditation can help you achieve a sense of calm, peace, and balance, which can benefit both your emotional and physical health. When you quit meditating, the benefits continue. Meditation can help you stay calmer throughout the day, and it may even help you manage symptoms linked with some medical conditions.
The ability to be fully present as well as be aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not unduly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us is defined as mindfulness.
We minimize stress, improve performance, gain insight and awareness by monitoring our own minds, and pay more attention to the well-being of others when we are mindful. Mindfulness Meditation allows us to suspend judgement and explore our natural curiosity in the mind’s workings, approaching our experience with warmth and kindness—to ourselves and others.
3. Self-love and gratitude
A self-gratitude meditation can be done while sitting in a quiet place with your eyes closed or while sipping your morning coffee. Try to set aside some time each day to take a few deep breaths and reflect on one aspect of yourself for which you are grateful. Maybe it’s your resourcefulness and capacity to create something out of nothing, or maybe it’s your sense of humor, which can lift even the darkest of spirits.