12-02-19 | MIND | happiness |

How to create a healthy mind for a happier life

With everything that comes to our busy existence, I feel like life can be a little overwhelming sometimes. Everyone seems always busy, running around and never a sleep. Stress and burn-outs are lurking due to all those commitments we have nowadays. And that is why it’s so important to not only work on a healthy body, but also on a healthy mind. Read here how I get zen in a hectic life!

Being aware of your mental condition is key to create a solid base

A healthy mind makes it easier to enjoy life to the fullest and keeps your goals within reach! It’s possible to manage stress and get serene without too much effort. It all starts with thought awareness. Realize in what patterns you think and what sort of things comes to mind on a daily basis. Knowing this gives a good start to a healthier state of mind.

When you’ve found harmony with your thoughts, choose what is important for YOU. Try to not live in the past too much, regretting your mistakes. Negative thoughts won’t add up to a happy life. Rather learn from the past, move on and use it to become a stronger person. Change the negative into positive and let this build up your mentality.

What helps me to get a good overview in a busy period, is to write things down. Something as simple as making a to do list can actually give a calmer mindset. It makes me able to let certain thoughts out of my head, without completely letting them go. Another effective method is to include some offline moments. The created urge to always be online and don’t miss anything isn’t ideal.

Balance your on- and offline mode to feel more at ease

Of course we can’t forget that a healthy body contributes to a healthy mind, and vice versa. The body and mind are more connected than people might think. Getting active with exercises you enjoy and eating yummy wholesome food gives the body what it needs to feel great! It also helps to get a good night of sleep, which directly adds up to a clearer mind.

Last but definitely not least: do the things you love doing! This brings so many positive emotions and gets you out of stressful routines. Dedicate your precious time to implement many activities you enjoy. Think about spending more time with friends and family, or finding a way to practice a hobby on a daily basis. Whatever feels valuable and gives happy feelings.

Do what you love and love what you do!

I hope these tips help you to easily get from chaos to calm. It only takes a few simple changes to get a healthy mind and enjoy life to the fullest. Remember the importance of creating peace in your life, I’m sure you can do it too!

With love,

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