Consistency And Routine A Match Made In Wellness Heaven
Consistency and routine are essential components of maintaining good mental health. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue, having a consistent routine can help reduce stress, increase productivity, and promote overall well-being. I want to talk about exactly why consistency and routine are important for our mental health and of course give you some tips and ways to deal with anxiety.
When you have a set routine, you know what to expect, and this can help reduce anxiety and stress. Having a consistent routine are important for mental health because provides a sense of structure and predictability. A part of the GBL wellness program is helping my clients create healthy routines, routines are the building blocks of healthy habits, which can have a positive impact on your mental health over time.
Consistency and routine can also help with productivity. When you have a set routine, you are more likely to be efficient and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. This can lead to a sense of accomplishment and increase self-esteem, which are both important factors in maintaining good mental health.
However, sometimes our routine can become overwhelming, and this can have a negative impact on our mental health. To minimize overwhelming tasks, there are a few things you can do:
Prioritize: Start by identifying the most important tasks and focus on those first. This can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed by everything that needs to be done.
Break tasks down: If a task seems too big or daunting, break it down into smaller, more manageable steps. This can help you tackle the task without feeling overwhelmed. Trust me this works, this is how I live my life because Lord knows I have a never ending to do list.
Set realistic goals: It's important to set goals that are achievable and realistic. If you set unrealistic goals, you may end up feeling discouraged, which can negatively impact your mental health.
Practice self-care: Social media may have made this term popular, but self care has been around for years and has been essential in mental health. Make time for activities, such as exercise, meditation, or brunching with your gal pals after a rough week. These activities can help reduce stress and improve your overall well-being.
Seek support: If you are feeling overwhelmed, don't hesitate to reach out for support. This could be from friends, family, or a mental health professional. Sometimes talking to someone can help you feel more grounded and less overwhelmed.
In conclusion, consistency and routine are important for maintaining good mental health. It's important to be mindful of overwhelming tasks and take steps to minimize them. By prioritizing, breaking tasks down, setting realistic goals, practicing self-care, and seeking support when needed.
What are some non-negotiables that you do to minimize stress.