Hello my sweet friends. Last week we talked about your body and how it’s important to keep it healthy. Our bodies are what we live in, and unless you are a cat, you only have one life which means you only have one body. We talked about different ways you can keep your body healthy. This week we are going to talk about our minds. As you all know, you kind of need your minds/brains…right? I mean you are supposed to use your mind or your brain your entire life; from the time you get school age, to well the time you really don’t need to use it any more. Our minds are a crucial part of our bodies, so it only makes sense to make sure that it is healthy, so that you can do all that you need to do. Today we are going to talk about 3 main ways that you can keep your mind healthy. Keep in mind, these are my thoughts, if you have any other thoughts on this; please share in the comments below.
3 tips to keep your mind healthy
Think positive. Positivity can really change the way you look at life. I know people don’t believe this, but it is true. When I am having a bad day, if I look at something with a positive outlook, it helps me see things clearer and it makes me feel better. It gives me hope in a way…and in some instances; I think that if you have hope, it can really help you stay sain. It is like if you are in the hospital for cancer, if someone tells you that it will be ok or that you are going to live to see your children get married or your children have children, it gives you that bit of hope that maybe you needed. Its helping you think positive even though you are going through a horrible and painful time in your life.
Get rid of the negatives’ around you. This goes with the first tip, you need to get rid of the negative people or things that are making you sad, however you also should embrace the negative people around you. (I will write another post about this) Having negative people or things around you can bring your mood down, and if you are in pain or in a hospital with an illness or you are recovering from something, you don’t need people telling you that it will never get better or this is your life so get used to it or whatever. You want people to bring you up and make you feel like you can get through anything. Another way to do this is to go through your social media and delete the negative people or send them a message about how you are feeling that way they know.
Read a positive book and soak it in. Reading can really help your mind. It can one: make you smarter, but also make your mind relax and be at peace. Being sucked into a good book, whether fiction or nonfiction is just a great thing to be in. Grab a snack and a drink, set the mood and read. People don’t need to know why you are doing it or why you’re reading the book you chose, you just need to realize that it’s ok.
Your mind is so important and when you realize how important, then you can start to see what you need to do to keep it healthy.
Challenge for this week:
Pick an activity, that can be good for your mind. Maybe it’s journaling, reading, meditating, doing yoga, sending a positive message to 1 person each day next week,etc…whatever you choose…do it for that whole week. See if your mind is relaxed, renewed…when the week is over…reflect…ask your friends and family if they saw a difference in you…have you seen a difference in yourself? Is your mind…less cluttered and more clear?
Remember: “Where a mind goes, a man follows” Proverbs 23:7