This year is one where we have to take care of our mental health more than ever. While you have heard of deep breathing and meditation, you should seriously consider making this part of your everyday routine. Try it once with some deep breaths and note how you feel. Amazingly you’ll find yourself more relaxed without having to take anything or changing your schedule. Mindfulness is key to making it through all the anxiety that life throws our way.
- 2020 was supposed to be a great year, but by April, I was feeling depression and anxiety.
- Drinking plenty of water is a straightforward but essential self-care practice.
- Spending time in nature helps, and if it is hot outside, take walks in the early morning or evening.
“After spending the previous two years going through a painful divorce, experiencing the grief process, and loads of mental and physical health care, I finally started feeling like Amy again when January 2020 rolled around.”