Feeling anxious and over-whelmed is not surprising in the 21st century. The year 2020 started under the cynical shadow of political unrest, international security threats, a run of hate crimes and what not. Not to forget about the vile expectations we allow ourselves to go through on a daily basis: become richer, lose weight, be a better person, think positively and more – the urge to meet such expectations, obligations and duties are so high that you often end up crumbling under them.
The Fitness and mental health experts put it, “The greatest barriers to living a better life are your self-created, overgrown expectations." Experts asked to pens down some strategic steps that you should take for a more mentally-healthy new year.
GIVE YOURSELF PRIORITY
Self-care is the new empowerment. While we grapple with the growing mental health crisis, it is high time that we prioritise self-love and self-compassion. As most of the psychology studies attest self-love along with compassion is the key to strong mental health.
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