Ten Top Tips To A Happy Mind

 

The path to happiness requires responsibility and commitment. Try these top ten tips to begin your journey today

 

 

 

1. Take 100% responsibility for your life – when you lay blame you give away your power making yourself redundant in your own life.

2. Move – Research shows that exercise can be just as effective as medication in treating depression. Movement is a must; commit to some form of exercise for 30 minutes per day.

3. Have a routine – Routine is essential to moving forward from depression. Setting small achievable goals and structuring your day helps you to gain some control over your life.

4. Discover meditation – Medical professionals all over the world are using meditation to treat depression. Quieten and reprogram the mind with positive thoughts in quiet contemplation for 10 minutes each day.

5. Take up yoga – yoga unlocks trapped emotions in the body having a direct affect on the consciousness, allowing you to move from stress to de-stress, depression to lightness and anxiousness to calm. Research shows that Yoga is just as effective in treating depression as Prozac.

6. Eliminate alcohol – Alcohol is a depressant and using it to treat depression is the equivalent of putting petrol on a fire to put it out.

7. Say ‘no’ to drugs – recreational drugs are designed to alter the mind, but when your mind is already confused and chaotic these drugs will exacerbate an already delicate mental state..

8. Change your diet – research shows that wheat, gluten and sugar affect the body and brain chemistry. Swap a diet high in simple carbohydrates for one that consists of lean protein, fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds.

9. Set boundaries – lay down limits with people or commitments that are holding you back from achieving optimum mental and physical wellbeing.

10. Personal development – swap your fictional books and magazines for personal development reading, DVDs or audios. Swap time in front of the television for time to work on your mental and physical wellbeing.

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Ten Top Tips To A Happy Mind

  1. ChrisF says:

    ..and humour!

    Find the people, things, wonders that make you laugh – and treasure them!

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