12 Little Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mental Health This Year

Dealing with mental health related issue is a full-time task. If you cannot take medication or visit a doctor regularly then here is a list of few little things which you can do from the comfort of your house to feel better.

1. Reduce Caffeine Intake

In the short run, coffee can boost your mood, but if you consume it recklessly, then it’s harmful for your mental health. So staying away from it is the best option.

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2. Take Eight Hours Of Sound Sleep

Mental health and sleep are correlated with each other in several ways. After having a sound sleep, you will feel fresh and energized.

3. Have Green Tea

Being rich in L-theanine, green tea helps in boosting your mood. Psychoactive properties present in it increases dopamine and reduces stress levels.

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4. Drink Chamomile Tea

It has a naturally occurring chemical which makes you feel relaxed.

5. Increase Vitamin B Intake

Vitamin B increases dopamine, serotonin and epinephrine levels which will ultimately improve mental health.

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6. Workout

Exercising reduces stress level and increases serotonin. Working out will also help you in the long run as it will help you with fighting anxiety and depression.

7. Don’t Skip On Meals

Skipping your meals will not only impact your physical health but mental health also. It can also cause hormonal imbalances.

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8. Reduce Refined Carbs And Sugar Intake

Refined carbs and sugar can boost up your mood instantly, but in the long run, it can actually crash you up.

9. Expose To Sun

Yes, taking vitamin D is good but getting exposed to the sun will boost your serotonin level, and your mood will have a good mood.

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10. Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Take a spoonful of fenugreek seeds in a bowl and soak them overnight. Drink that water in the morning and get hormone related issues fixed.

11. Consume Foods Rich In Serotonin

Several foods like almonds, bananas, apples, tofu, kiwis and tomatoes are rich in serotonin which improves mental health.

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12. Meditation

Meditation helps in coping with OCD, depression, and anxiety.