Pauliann Long, LCSW-C




3 Unexpected Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Health

Good morning,

We know that improving your mental health is something that can’t be done overnight. It’s also a complicated process that is different for everyone. Professional help might be just the thing you need to get started but if you are hesitant or still searching for the right professional to speak to, here are three unexpected things you can do to try and take the first steps toward a better you.

The following is from an article shared from Red Willow Therapy.
Although in society mental self-care often takes a backseat to physical self-care, you cannot afford to neglect it. Your mental and emotional health affect not only your mood but also your sleeping patterns, how you make choices, your relationships with others, how you deal with stress, and even your physical health.”

1.) Give to Others
There are a lot of reasons why giving to others helps not only the world around you but also you and your mental wellbeing.

2.) Break Up Your Routine

It may come as a surprise, but doing something as simple as breaking up your routine can actually make you more mentally healthy.
3.) Create Play Time
Perhaps the most unexpected way you can improve mental health is by playing. Playing is actually one of the best ways you can strengthen your mental health and instantly improve your mood.
If you are looking for a caring, non-judgemental therapist to help you in whichever direction you want your inner being to strive toward, contact Pauliann today at:  
She have been practicing as a licensed therapist in the Washington Metro area for nearly 20 years and is both a problem solver and listener at heart, which led her on her own journey to become a therapist, life coach, and holistic medicine practitioner.
To read the full article and dig a little deeper into each one of the three suggestions, click here. 


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