Lifestyle plan for positive mental health
Present life style includes sitting jobs, binge watching, eating processed food, socializing on social media which increases risk for poor physical and mental health. The suggested lifestyle plan will help to de-stress and lower the risk of anxiety and depression.
1. Include physical exercise of at least 2.5 hours in a week. Choose any exercise like brisk walking, jogging, dancing, aerobics, cycling, gardening, strength training, and yoga.
2. Eat healthier food like freshly cooked vegetables and fiber-rich foods instead of packaged or canned food. Avoid eating after sunset, the body gets a chance to repair and restore.
3. Include Mindfulness in daily life. Mindfulness is a technique to be here and now, in the present moment. Choose any activity from your daily chores - walking from the station to your house, washing dishes, stacking clothes in wardrobe. Tell yourself that this activity is an end in itself.
4. Focus on your strengths and solutions. Pay more attention on what you can do rather than focusing on the problems and negative s