With everything going on around the world, it's more important than ever to take care of our mental health. We often forget to pay attention to our mental health and I'm among the "we" I'm referring to.
Have you ever felt like a fraud, like you were living a lie, like you weren’t worthy of your position, salary or degree? Like you shouldn’t be the one receiving all the accolades because you don’t deserve it? Well, my friend you may have imposter syndrome.
Mental health is about how we feel, think and behave. Our mental health can affect our daily life, relationships, and even physical health. Each year, one in five adults experiences a mental illness, and one in two will experience one at some point in their lives.
The concept of taking care of yourself is in our faces daily, from the books we read to the ads on the radio, to what we see on TV, and quotes on social media but do we really remember to take care of ourselves? When was the last time you took care of yourself? If you have to think to answer then clearly you aren't. To help you, I compiled a list of self-care ideas you can adopt.
Food is essential for living no doubt. Every contestant of Naked and Afraid will tell you how horrible and incapable they felt when they went without food for days. However, how much food is essential for survival?
but I’m not really here
my body is here
but my mind is elsewhere
Have you asked yourself lately if you are a kind person? Kindness is often mistaken with niceness yet these two words are totally different. We describe people as nice and kind interchangeably but I believe that while it is good to be nice, it is essential to be kind.