“Feeling Sad” can make you feel Overwhelmed and Frustrated. You Don’t Have To Feel Like This.
Feeling sad at one-point or another in our lives is quite normal. However, if we allow these feelings to take over our thoughts and derail us from our day-to-day life–it’s can cause a big disruption in our normal lives and mental health.
Women can ofen times feel 10 times more sad/anxiety when trying to deal with a busy work schedule, chilrend and family responsibilities. This “super woman” syndrome can cause us to feel overwhelmed on top of dealing with the normal “unexpected” situation that can show up in our daily lives.
Use 4 Helpful Mental Health Strategies to help you “feel better” during a rough time in your life. It Won’t Last Forever.
1. Write-it Out.
Write down all your feeling, thoughts, and fears freely–not holding back or limiting yourself from addressing any problem. Keep a journal to reflect on your feelings.
2. Talk-it Out.
Call up a trusted friend, family member, therapist or life coach. Talk as openly as you feel comfortable with about what’s bothering you. Together you can come up with some actions to cope and “feel better”.
3. Exercise-it Out.
Moving your body and excercing is know to be beneficial in removing and exerting “negative” energy that can get stuck in the body. Once released–this can help you to feel better emotionally and physically.
4. Eat-it Out.
This may sound weird at first. Yet, eating an overall “wholesome” diet of Fruits & vegetables have been proven to improve how you think and feel. Some foods that may help you “improve your mental health” are cashews, almonds, green tea and strawberries.
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I promise you these “sad feelings” won’t last forever. If you find that you just can’t deal with it, be sure to contact your doctor or therapist who can help you get on a plan to get back on course. So you can move on with your Life as quickly as possible–Happily!
More Resources: How to Cope When You’re Feeling Down: 99 Coping Skills