Improve Your Mental Health With Easy Activities Every Day

Elizabeth Underwood, Staff Reporter

More than a third of high school students report struggling with mental health. Students might not know how to improve their mental health however, there are many ways to help yourself feel better and improve your mental health. Here are some ways that might help you!

  • Make sure that you are doing things that will put you in a good mood.
  • Start your day with writing down something that you are grateful for.
  • End your day with writing something positive that happened.
  • Make sure you are getting outside for at least 15 minutes everyday.
  • Socialize with people and hang out with friends and family.
  • Limiting your time on social media and electronics can also put you in a better mood. Instead go outside. Spend time with family and friends. Make sure that you are doing things that you enjoy and what makes you happy. 

Making sure that you are taking care of yourself is a huge requirement for your mental health including taking care of your hygiene, and your physical health. Remember to:

  • Doing things like having self care nights.
  • Making sure that you are reaching out for help when you need it, reaching out to someone that you trust.
  • Making sure that you focus on yourself and do what is best for you.
  • Surround yourself with people who make you happy and confident in yourself. 

These are all amazing things to help yourself improve with mental health. Doing these daily will help improve your mental health.