We all have mental health, just as we have physical health, and we must take the time to look after it.

Our mental wellbeing affects how we think, feel, and act. It affects everything in our life such as how we relate to others. Mental wellbeing is an important component of our overall health.

Mental wellbeing consists of a balance and one that will essentially allow us to live a happy and healthy life. In this Links Wellness blog, we will go through what mental wellbeing is, and give you 5 tips to improve mental wellbeing.

What Is Mental Wellbeing?

Mental wellbeing can be described as a combination of how we feel and how we function. It is something that affects everyone, old and young, and anyone can experience good or poor mental wellbeing. We know that many factors can influence our mental wellbeing positively and negatively.

But here at Links Wellness, we like to focus on how we can improve it.

Tips For Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

1.     Get Enough Sleep

It can be easy to push your sleep schedule aside whenever life gets busy, but a regular sleep pattern is essential for maintaining your mental health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to increased activity in the part of the brain that controls our stress response – the amygdala. According to research, adults should aim to sleep between 7-9 hours a night, whereas children and teenagers need 9-11 hours.

2.     Keep Active

Regular exercise boosts your mood, helps you to sleep better, and lowers your risk of numerous physical health issues such as cardiovascular disease. Exercise positively affects our mental wellbeing as our brain produces and releases endorphins in the process. This is why we experience a sense of happiness and relief after exercise. Exercise also reduces stress and anxiety. It is recommended that we’re physically active for at least 30 minutes a day. Remember the only workout you regret is the one that you don’t do.

3.     Give To Others

Acts of giving and kindness can help to improve your mental wellbeing. Small things like a smile, a thank you or a kind word can really make a difference. Activities like volunteering at your local community centre can not only boost you personally but also help you to build new social connections.

It’s easy to underestimate the impact kind words or the effect kind actions can have on people. But doing something nice for someone else can help reduce anxiety and make you feel happier.

4.     Learn Something New

There are lots of different ways to bring learning into your life, you could try a new experience or learn a new skill. Learning can boost your self-confidence, self-esteem and help you to connect with others. ​​​​​​​

There are free courses you can enrol on or maybe just a new recipe you’d like to try in the kitchen.

Self-help books can help with managing your mental health or deal with difficult feelings and experiences. You can borrow them from your local library as actual books, e-books or audiobooks.

Books to recommend include; The Chimp Paradox, Mindset, Principles and many more…

5.     Mental Wellbeing Membership And Mindfulness

It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice what is happening around you. Being more aware of the present moment, your thoughts, feelings and the world around you is sometimes referred to as ‘mindfulness’. Taking some time to reflect can help your mental wellbeing, positively changing the way you feel about life and how you approach new challenges.

CBT Therapist, Phil Crosby, is offering a mental wellbeing membership through his business Links Wellness. If you’re ready to invest in yourself and work towards becoming the best version of yourself, we can help!

Links Wellness Member: Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

If you want to proactively work on your mental health and wellbeing then a Links Wellness membership is the way forward. We are normalising mental health coaching, making it affordable, accessible, effective and we’d like you to join us on our journey.

As a Links Wellness member, you’ll get access to the resources you need to get into prime condition mentally. Getting you to the healthy end of the mental health spectrum and keeping you there, despite what curved balls life might throw your way. You will have access to all this.

Your problems are our problems and together we’ll solve them.

Your goals are our goals and together we’ll achieve them.

We hope we have answered your question How Can A Mental Coach Help With Mental Health? If you’re ready to kickstart your overall wellbeing journey, you can email us at info@links-wellness.com, call us on 0161 948 5030, or head over to the contact page and get in touch by filling out our form.

We look forward to welcoming you on your journey!

Phil

Phil

Founder of Links Wellness CBT Practitioner/Mindset Specialist