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TIPS ON ATTAINING MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL BALANCE

More tips and strategies for taking care of yourself:
  • Appeal to your senses. Stay calm and energized by appealing to the five senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Listen to music that lifts your mood, place flowers where you will see and smell them,here is a link to a good flower arrangement http://bit.ly/1g41LDG,http://bit.ly/1eGvCVs  massage your hands and feet, or sip a warm drink.
  • Engage in meaningful, creative work. Do things that challenge your creativity and make you feel productive, whether or not you get paid for it—things like gardening, drawing, writing,lerning how to sing http://bit.ly/1daYlyB,   playing an instrument http://bit.ly/1c9637K or photography,http://bit.ly/1crjWCG or building something in your workshop.
  • Get a pet. Yes, pets are a responsibility, but caring for one makes you feel needed and loved. There is no love quite as unconditional as the love a pet can give. Animals can also get you out of the house for exercise and expose you to new people and places.http://bit.ly/1cUbh8e
  • Make leisure time a priority. Do things for no other reason than that it feels good to do them. Go to a funny movie, take a walk on the beach, listen to music, read a good book, or talk to a friend. Doing things just because they are fun is no indulgence. Play is an emotional and mental health necessity.
  • Make time for contemplation and appreciation. Think about the things you’re grateful for. Mediate, pray, enjoy the sunset, or simply take a moment to pay attention to what is good, positive, and beautiful as you go about your day.
Everyone is different; not all things will be equally beneficial to all people. Some people feel better relaxing and slowing down while others need more activity and more excitement or stimulation to feel better. The important thing is to find activities that you enjoy and that give you a boost. Do these things and you wil find out that nothing can shake your balance.BUT REMEMBER GOOD HEALTH IS A CONTINOUS HABIT NOT AN EVENT.

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