This was how my mental health had affected me. I’d wish to stay at home longer, skipped college and meetups with million excuses. Any slightly uncomfortable situation would shiver up my nerves, making me unable to communicate.
With the help of two counselors and psychiatrists, it took me the next 2 years to heal emotionally, bring myself to eat properly, go out and get back to my usual life.
There are, of course, a few things and habits I had picked up from my friends and well-wishers which had made impactful changes in my schedules.
Nerve problems and mental health take time to recover, and these habits make sure you don’t reel back to where you started fighting from.
Sometimes, depression can strip us away from the little happy things in life. In the beginning, you might wish to stay away from friends. But these are people are our pillars who are there at any point in our lives, good or worse. If you feel like you’re emotionally drowning, reach out to pals and see their dedication. They will help you out, make your gloomy days better and who knows, show you better ways to combat all your fears.
2. Keep a Journal
Write down your day’s happenings daily. If that becomes too tedious, make small marks each day with color pencils, each color showing different emotions, Red meaning anger or yellow meaning a peaceful day. This will show how your emotional strength is building up.
3. Create Nifty DIY Products
There are many DIY videos that can make you go, ‘woah we can do that?’. Well, hop on and make it happen. Your mind is completely active will pry it away from being gloomy and also have a good effect on self-love.
4. Choose Your Favorite Habit
If you like playing the harmonica, make it a daily habit. his will relieve you of stress by doing what you love the most. Treat this daily moment as your free time, where you can be yourself truly. Habits show the different personalities of different people. Yours is special.