Mindfulness Part 3: 5 Keys To Enhance Your Mental Wellness
Awareness of your whole self will help you avoid burnout from overwork, resentment from giving too much, physical problems from inactivity or stress, spiritual emptiness from lack of time spent in reflection.
Physical, mental, mental and spiritual aspects of yourself must be in balance for optimal well-being. Below is your mental aspect of yourself and a few key choices to be aware of to enhance your mental health and wellness.
1. Be Creative
Explore new ideas. Find a hobby, take a class, read a nonfiction book.
2. Be Positive
Cultivate positive attitudes. Instead of criticizing, appreciate yourself and others. Be gentle with yourself. Look for the positive in situations or see them as learning opportunities.
3. Be Open-Minded
Examine your beliefs. Listen to other points of view. Active listening. Practice compassion. See things through the eyes of others.
4. Be Intentional
Make decisions based on what you think is best.
5. Be Respectful
Respect yourself and others.