With all the demands that are placed on our lives, what we constantly walk is a tightrope of stress and calm. We live in a world of constant push and pull, attempting to get through another day. During these times, what we pick up are certain characteristics, seemingly innocent habits which appears to be insignificant, which can eventually knock us off kilter, and affect our well-being. Issues which needs to be monitored, such as our level of physical activity, or our social media usage, can affect and offset our mood. It begins by knowing which of these “habits,” has a direct influence on our mental health.
9. Stop Procrastinating
The core reason why anyone procrastinates, is because of uncertainty, fear, or anxiety, which only compounds the problem, because nothing gets done. What this creates is elevated stress and irritability, this at the workplace, or around family, friends, and social situations.
Everyone procrastinates, so what’s needed is a process to get things done regardless. Once a task that we’ve been hesitant to do, is finally completed, what we then get is a boost of self-confidence. This by proving to ourselves, that there’s nothing to be afraid of.
8. Not Enough “Me” Time
What’s important on a daily basis, is decompressing and getting some downtime for ourselves. To find some alone time between needing to deal with work, marriage, family, friends, and social commitments. It becomes vital, to find some time to reboot, and refresh our priorities.
If you’re not able to find time for yourself, what not doing so, is the main cause of your elevating stress and irritability. So make it a point to reserve at least 15 minutes, two times a day, just to collect your thoughts. Also make sure that you make this alone time enjoyable.
7. Poor Posture
What slouching, constantly walking around slumped over, does is goes beyond having poor body structure. Doing so is also thought to be lazy, or unaware of ones surroundings. There’s also a reason why one slouches, which goes beyond physical body composition.
What’s known, for those who walks around hunched over, is it negatively impacts the brain, this especially when it comes to mood. So what’s recommended, is consciously walking erect, with shoulders and chin up, this to improve ones overall well-being.