Saturday, October 23, 2021 (Day 295)
Relaxing Music for the week: Meditation: Liquid Mind (10:05) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s9VnIeB9oE
Question: What would your ideal “mental health day” look like?
Answer: I don’t know if it would look much different than what I’m already doing, since I engage in a lot of the practices that increases the positive benefits of mental health. Exercise, meditation, slow breathing, purposeful work, close relationships with family and friends, and nature walks – I’ve been very adamant about incorporating all of these self-care practices in my day. (As a side note, I think it’s ironic that our School of Health and Human Sciences IS NOT advocating to incorporate self-care practices within and outside the classroom to address mental health issues – shame on them.)
On the more fun side of health, here’s an interesting article you might want to check out if you’re interested in living to 100 years old! I read it earlier this morning to see how many I’ve been able to incorporate into my life…and felt happy that many of the 100 I’ve done and/or currently do. Here’s the article:
- 100 Ways to Live to 100: A Definitive Guide to Longevity Fitness – https://www.insidehook.com/article/health-and-fitness/live-100-definitive-guide-longevity-fitness
So, how many have you included in your life? If none or very few, maybe it’s time to try a few new things now so that they become new, ingrained habits in 2022!