Thriving Mentally this Winter

Winter is here and as we begin to slow down with the snow, our trees fully changed to bare, it is also important that we make some changes in ourselves. How have you been taking care of your mental health? It’s important that we take time to look within, check our habits and implement more ways of nourishing ourselves from the inside out. Here are 6 ways to take care of your mental health this season.

Let Go of Material and Emotional Clutter

How many times have you looked around your home and realized that it was cluttered? Now look within. Is your life a little cluttered with emotions and thoughts, too? So many times, our outside world reflects our inside feelings. Letting go of material and emotional clutter will “clean up” the energy around you, literally and figuratively. Turn on some music, clean your space and release some of the emotional clutter that clouds the corners of your mind from time to time. This will lessen stress and allow you to focus on what is important to you.

Check your basic Self- Care

Have you fallen off your self-care regimen in any area? Getting enough rest, eating enough meals each day and exercising to keep your mind and body strong is underrated medicine for your mental health. Sometimes you are moving around so much you don’t notice you’ve been completely skipping lunch and eating dinner later than usual for weeks. Even increasing the amount of water you drink daily can impact your physical and mental health in positive ways each day. So check your habits as of late.

What simple elements of self-care can you take better care of?

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Everyone needs a little extra support on occasion. Some of us have a hard time asking for help or declining extra tasks. What tasks can you surr