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6 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

With so much uncertainty in the world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by fear and anxiety. Find out how you can improve your mental health by focusing on things you can control.

Take care of yourself

Take care of yourself by managing your stress levels, getting enough sleep, staying active and eating healthy. These are important actions to take to improve your overall health and maintain mental wellness.

Connect with others

Reaching out to loved ones is a great way to reduce anxiety and improve your mental health. Calls, texts and social media can keep you connected while maintaining a responsible social distance.

Learn a new skill

Studies show that learning a new skill can result in increased wages and an improved ability to enjoy life to the fullest. Leverage your spare time indoors by learning a new technical, survival or even self-awareness skill.

Talk to your kids

Much like adults, children struggle with stress. Reduce their anxiety by offering information that is truthful and appropriate for their age and development level. This will boost their mood while maintaining your mental well-being.

Practice gratitude

Focusing on what you are grateful for can reduce depression and increase positive emotions such as joy, optimism and enthusiasm. Regularly write brief reflections on moments for which you are thankful to increase mental resilience.

Revisit an old hobby

Now is the perfect time to get back to the things you love. Research shows that revisiting old hobbies can increase productivity and improve mental sharpness.


It is an incredibly taxing time for most of us. Take care of yourself and others, and remember to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds!