Have you felt like you’ve been pulled down lately and your mental health isn’t doing too hot?

We understand the feeling – that’s why we’ve put together a list of ways to help boost your mental health!

1: Start a journal

In this journal, you don’t have to jot down your feelings and emotions. You just need to track what you’re grateful for and what you’ve achieved. Write down three things you’re grateful for and three things you accomplished that day!

2: Start your day off with a cup of java

Drinking coffee is linked to lower rates of depression! If you don’t like coffee you can always have a cup of tea!

3: Plan a trip

It can be as a simple as a short drive to another city overnight, camping, or a trip to the Bahamas. You’ll have something to be happy about while you wait for the date of your trip to come.

4: Try something new

Have you always wanted to paint or bake something? Maybe you want to join a sports league.

5: Laugh it up

Did you know that laughter can reduce anxiety? It has never been easier to find hilarious videos on youtube. Search for one now!

6: Disconnect

Go out and do something fun, but leave your phone at home while you do it.

7: Have a bath

Take the time once every week or two to have a nice warm bath and relax.You can add a bath bomb to make things fun.

8: Meal plan and prep

Do you feel like things are out of control? Plan out your lunches and make them ahead of time. This will save you time and you’ll be ahead of the ball.

9: Smile

Smiling can help decrease your heart rate and make you relax. Go ahead, show off those pearly whites!

10: Go for a walk

It doesn’t have to be long. Get outside and enjoy nature.