Mental Health Wellbeing

Improving Your Health and Wellbeing With These Little Changes

This is why we need to be grateful for the little things because people will always have it a lot worse off than us. Looking after your mental health advice - heythereChannon // www.channongray.com #mentalhealth #health #wellbeing
Written by Channon Gray

The world can be a very tough place at times, and it can make us reflect a lot on all the things that we want, but don’t have, or the mistakes that we’ve made, or the regrets we remember, and the time that we’ve wasted. It’s depressing to think like that, but yeah most people will go through that stage at least once in their life – some people wake up in the morning bombarded with all of those thoughts. This is why we need to be grateful for the little things because people will always have it a lot worse off than us.

Having said that, it doesn’t mean that you’re not allowed to feel sorry for yourself once in a while – you’re human. You have emotions, and it’s good to feel, as that way you can process them and turn them into positives, or at least find a deeper meaning to why something may have happened, essentially giving you that little bit of clarity you may have needed.  

The opportunity of transformation

Think about it for a second, you could be diagnosed as being hard of hearing, and really struggle to communicate with others, as they won’t necessarily understand what you’re trying to say, and vice versa. But look at how far technology has come, there are now Miracle-Ear hearing aids that give you that sound back. But it doesn’t stop there – think about the beauty of sign language. It’s such an underrated language that people overlook until they come face to face with it, and then they can’t take their eyes off magical patterns that are being made with one another’s hands. This is a mere example of how you can quite easily turn something which a lot of people may find negative – into a positive.

The power of the mind

You see, it’s all about the thought process. If you wake up and get out of bed every day, dreading having to put on your work clothes, pack your lunch, and go and spend at least eight hours in a mundane office environment with people you hate – nothing is going to ever get better. So it’s time for you to take a stand. Make a change. So many people forget that the life you’re living is YOURS, and you are free to do with it what you want. So if you’re not happy in your current job. Find a new one. Yes, it may take a bit of time and effort sending out resumes and getting your foot in the door for those intimidating interviews – but you can do anything you put your mind to. And if anything, see this more of an adventure than a risk. It’s exciting!

And last but not least, if you don’t already know the positive effects exercising has on your mental and physical health – you’re majorly missing out. So take a walk around the block. Get yourself a gym membership. Or even rock out to your favourite tunes at home. Whatever it may be, it’ll get your endorphins flowing and you’ll feel absolutely amazing.

 

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About the author

Channon Gray

I'm Channon and yes, it's spelt wrong, but that is interesting right? I'm 23 years young. I like to write, create art and travel. Cornish bumpkin who studied in London then Cambridge. I'm now a Postgraduate Student, Stationery Addict and all-round Life Enthusiast.

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