2014, you have taught me so much. You’ve taught me that it’s okay to break down and cry but always to remember to pick myself up. I’ve lost people and I’ve became closer to people whom now I can’t imagine living without. This year it has been hell and a grateful blessing at the same … Continue reading Gearing up for 2015
I have got so much to say. So so much. Yet now I got myself lost in the wonders of words. I need to pen everything down. Because the I can already feel the tons weighing down heavy in my chest. I shall go sort it all out. And come bck with the writting. I … Continue reading Undermining thoughts
I needed this. Definately a good read.
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, our self-improvement efforts often focus on getting a better body. And we ignore that other, equally important part of our wellbeing: our mental health.
Certain health hazards come with warnings, like cigarettes or alcohol, but less obvious ones, like loneliness and rejection, can take just as great toll, says psychologist Guy Winch, author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure and Other Everyday Hurts. Research shows social isolation is linked to shorter lifespans, yet we often ignore our emotional hygiene. “If our dental hygiene were as poor as our emotional hygiene, we’d be all gums and no teeth,” says Winch.
This year, prioritize your mind as well as your body, and make a resolution for better mental health. Here are some of Winch’s tips for prioritizing your emotional hygiene in the new year (and all year long).
1. Pay attention to emotional…
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