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“How can I improve emotional health,” this is almost a universal question nowadays. Our daily life routines have made it difficult for us to keep depression and anxiety at bay. That is why our emotional health is extremely important, just like our physical health. In fact, if your emotional health is not good, it can lead to hypertension (high blood pressure), chest pains, ulcers, and many other physical symptoms.

On the other hand, good emotional health can help you cope with the ups and downs, or even the most tragic events in your life, says Jeff Gardere, a  clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of behavioral medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City.

However, the main question is, how to improve mental health? Well, honestly, there are so many ways to do that, but here are some of the best habits to improve mental health/emotional health.

Best Ways To Improve Emotional Health

1-     Develop A Friend Circle And Extend Your Support System

A lot of us underestimate the importance of support groups of family and friends. You always need someone to talk to about your problems. You need people who will listen to you when needed; this will get a lot of things off your mind and make you feel that you are not alone in it.

2-     Awareness About Your Reactions And Emotions

Specific situations, things, or circumstances make us angry, frustrated, or sad. You need to find out yours and try to address or change those things.

3-     Reduce The Fear Of Unknown By Learning More

They say, “Knowledge is power,” and interestingly, it can help you improve your mental health. Whenever you are facing a problem, try to gather more and more information about it. The more you know about the problem, the lesser you will fear it.

4-     Find An Appropriate Way To Express Your Feelings

If someone close to you is bothering you, it is better to let them know appropriately. When you suppress feelings of sadness, anger, or frustration, it leads to stress and affects your relationship.

5-     Physical Activity Improves Mood And Lessens Anxiety

Physical exercise can be a strong mood booster. You don’t need to follow different exercise gurus; just do what makes you feel relaxed or happy. That said, even if simple stretching is a pleasing activity for you, just do it, but do it regularly. Exercise is a wonderful remedy for people with mild depression.

6-     Do Not Act Without Thinking

Impulsive actions mostly cause regrets, and some regrets can be very tormenting for your emotional health. Keep your head calm and think before your act.

7-     Have Sex For Building Self-Worth And Confidence

When you are in a committed relationship, intimacy can be very beneficial for your emotional health. It not only makes you feel good but also boosts your self-esteem. You can set a schedule according to your and your partner’s schedule.

8-     Try To Achieve Balance

It is very important to find a balance between your work life, social life, and personal life. Try to focus on positive things and make time for things/activities you love.

9-     Develop a hobby or passion

Hobbies are one of the best ways to improve emotional health. A hobby is any activity you like or love. It gives you calmness and diverts your attention from stressful thoughts. Either it is listening to music, collecting coins, or taking care of plants or animals; it will make you HAPPY.

10- Take Care Of Your Diet And Physical Health

Well, according to Gardere, alcohol can be a useful stress reliever, but only if you use it in extreme moderation.

 Similarly, build healthy eating habits; eat what you like but do it in small portions. Last but not least, a physical workout should be part of your routine.

11- Enhance Your Social Connectivity

To be honest, loneliness itself is a major cause of stress because it can easily indulge you in negativity. Try to make positive connections, make friends, join different groups.

12- Be Charitable

Helping others is a great source of pleasure. Helping doesn’t mean you need big bucks; rather, you can buy a hot dog or a hamburger for someone who is hungry? Charity and empathy only give you satisfaction and inner happiness.

13- Get Enough Sleep

A tired mind is more prone to stress and negativity. Gardere says that you will wake up with more energy and productivity if you get a good night’s sleep. When you are mentally tired, a smaller problem looks way bigger.

14- Find A Purpose

There is no point in doing anything without purpose. When you have a purpose, you strive hard to achieve your target, and when you do, it gives a sense of achievement and pleasure. Spend your time doing what you think is meaningful for you.

15- Stay Positive But Draw Some Personal Lines

Yes, it seems easy on the paper but very difficult to stay positive all the time. Still, if you follow these good mental health tips, you can bring continuous positivity to your life. Focus on good things in life and forgive yourself for the mistakes you make. In fact, forgive others because forgiveness wipes a lot of negative energy off your system. Last but not least, learn to say NO when something is troubling you. Yes, it feels great to help others, but if something is costing you peace of mind, you can say NO.

Now that we know how to be mentally healthy and happy, it is time to adopt these habits to improve mental health of yours.

So, these were some of the best ways to improve emotional health. Do comment if you liked them and found them helpful.

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