Setting boundaries is one of the most important things we can do to better our mental health, but it always seems so hard! Although this does not come naturally to most, it is a skill that you can learn and build upon. Your time is valuable, which means you should be spending some of it on yourself. Self-care is something that therapists always push for, but it can seem impossible when every minute of your spare time is given to someone else. There are simple steps that will help you get started with boundary setting.
As the holidays are drawing near, it is important to remember the need to prioritize your mental health. This tends to be a busy time, with so much to do and plans to attend. This can bring upon feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, and depressed. It can also be a time to remember those we have lost. This effect of the holidays can happen to anyone at any age.
When we jump to conclusions, we tend to draw negative conclusions without evidence. This usually happens in two ways: mind reading and fortune telling. Mind reading is when someone assumes that others have negative intentions. Fortune telling is when someone is predicting a negative future outcome before the event has occurred. Here are five ways that can help to stop you from jumping to conclusions.
There seems to be a misconception that people are in debt due to overspending and living an extravagant lifestyle, but the truth is: it can happen to anyone. The biggest changes that lead to debt are poor mental or physical health, separation from a partner, and job loss. Having to adjust to a financial change can be difficult and effect your mental health.
Traveling is amazing for many reasons - it expands our scope of the world, introduces us to new experiences, and allows us to leave our comfort zone. With all of these perks of traveling, it can also be stressful and have an effect on our health. Here are some tips on staying healthy while on traveling.