Seemingly Small Habits That Will Make a Big Impact

The last year or so has been a doozy for a lot of us and if you’ve noticed some changes in your mental health, we completely get it and we’re right there with you. With that being said, there’s a lot of truth to the statement that starting your day off right, like with a solid routine, for instance, can have a lasting, positive impact on your mental health. Once you find a routine that works for you, not only will you feel a sense of accomplishment every day by following said routine, but practicing certain daily habits makes it easier to prioritize your mental health. If routine, positive small habits sound like something you need, keep reading to learn more about your favorite ones. 

Make Your Bed

At the end of the day (or beginning, we should say) a less cluttered space means a less cluttered mind. Start small by making your bed every day, and watch how simply making your bed turns into encouraging a clean bedroom. And what better way to start your day than feeling proud of yourself for getting something done? 

Don’t Bother With Your Phone

At least for a while, that is. The light-emitting from your phone actually tends to overstimulate your brain, and that’s no way to start your day. Plus, your phone can be the root of many stressors, so just hold off an extra hour before even picking it up.

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Big Stretch

Whether it’s a full yoga routine or just a few simple stretches, do this first thing in the morning to get your blood pumping. Plus it just feels good. 

Keep a Journal

Sure it may sound a little cliche, but treat yourself to a cool notebook to free write in or order a daily journal complete with prompts to jot your thoughts down on. Journaling is a great way to get everything out in the open without having to actually get everything out in the open. 

Do Something Small That You Love

Do you love to read but feel as though you never have the time? What about that jigsaw puzzle you’ve been working on for the last year? Just do it. Set aside a certain amount of time each day to simply do something you love. 

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