21 Surprising Things That Affect Your Mental Health

It seems like these days it's a lot easier for all of us to get super stressed out or really depressed. Fortunately there are a lot of remedies you can implement to turn things around in a hurry that don't involve spending a lot of money on therapists.

But, you know, if you need those therapists, please keep going. For the rest of us, we can do things like ...

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PERFECTIONISM LEADS TO BURNOUT. Mental health is linked to how tough we are on ourselves when we don't achieve what we were aiming for. THE QUICK FIX?

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Try to wear earplugs around irritating noises. A German survey of 15,010 adults found depression and anxiety to be twice as prevalent in those with hi

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Taking CRACKED CON a 10-minute warm shower just before going to bed can be beneficial to people with stress or insomnia. The sound and feel of running

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Start eating vegetables every day! Research done by scholars at the University of Sydney clearly found that people who eat 3-4 servings of veggies eac

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Good posture can improve esteem and fight depression. Slouching naturally invokes feelings of powerlessness and fear, which can worsen or even cause d

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CRACKEDCON PLACE SOME BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS IN YOUR HOME. A study by a Harvard researcher reported an increase in energy and enthusiasm m levels in subjec

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CRACKEDCON KISS iineek DAIY Showing affection towards the one we love has the potential to reduce stress andincrease our feelings of well being. This

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Cooking can make yOU feel better. A study foundthat using cooking or baking asa creative outiet can improve your happiness when you're feeling down.

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Feeling down? PET SOME PUPPIES! Researchers have concluded that interacting with puppies increases serotonin levels in the brain, which can make you f

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CRACKED TAKEA POWER NAP. When you're sleepy your brain loses its ability to focus. A simple 10 minute nap will make you feel more alert and clear-head

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Wrap yourselfin a blanket at bedtime Participants in a study displayed a reduction in anxiety after sleeping with a weighted blanket. The weight mimic

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Get a diary and start writing down your feelings. J..o h Writing about your feelings helps You release your negative emotions and makes YOU feel happi

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Feeling down? Reach out and touch somebody! Whether it's a high five or a massage, physical contact relieves stress and releases oxytocin, a hormone t

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Want a quick pick-me-up? Spend some money... on someone else. Recent studies show that people who spend money on others are happier than people who do

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Singing in a group is therapeutic. The act of singing releases endorphins that make you happy and lower stress. Performing with other people only enha

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Need a pick me up? Just dance! cRaun You don't even need formal training. Just the act of moving your body, especially synchronized with music, boosts

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CRACKED COM Chewing gum helps you when you're feeling anxious. The act of chewing increases blood flow to the brain, which can lessen feelings of anxi

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21 Surprising Things That Affect Your Mental Health

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CRACKED.COM Eat more chocolates and cocoa. Studies have shown that chocolate and cocoa consumption have beneficial effects on your mood and cognitive

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GIVE SOCIAL MEDIA le A BREAK. 10:29 Ficubook g Twitter in Googlet Pnterest t Linkedlin a Instagram ve Tumblr Mpce Flickr MAe Mvetp g Extensive social

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CRACKED.COM Feeling blue ? Pop in a sad movie. According to scientists, a good tearjearker will cause you to reflect on your life and your relaionship

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