Mental Wellness

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Why is taking care of your mental health important?

Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress, overcome challenges, build relationships, and recover from life’s setbacks and hardships. People who are mentally healthy have: a sense of contentment, the ability to deal with stress and bounce back from adversity, a sense of meaning and purpose, the flexibility to learn new skills and adapt to change, self-confidence and high self-esteem. Keep reading to find meditation and creative thinking exercises as well as virtual arts and culture experiences to get you started on improving your mental health.

Mindfulness Meditation Challenge

Daily Calm: 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present
Tamara Levitt guides this 10 minute Daily Calm mindfulness meditation to powerfully restore and re-connect with the present.

Yoga With Adriene: Meditation For Mental Balance and Grounding

This 17 minute guided meditation welcomes balance and clarity to your mental and emotional self. Practice regularly to connect brain to body for mental health and optimal physical wellbeing.  This practice invites you to observe with loving kindness and bring awareness to your internal world. What are your patterns? What are your defaults? WHERE ARE YOU AT?

Get Creative

Creative writing, doodling, painting, and origami are all excellent ways to express yourself and make space by decluttering the thoughts in your mind by putting it on paper.

Origami

Creative Writing Challenge

Virtual Visits to Museums, Zoos, Aquariums and Theme Parks

Interactive Arts & Culture Experience

Virtual City Tours

Doodle Challenge

Doodling has cognitive and emotional benefits.

It can help to improve focus and short-term memory, spur creative insights,
allow you to process emotions and alleviate stress.