5 Mental Health Hacks for Owning Your Life

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Want ideas to improve your mental health? Try these 5 mental health hacks from HealthyPlace and see results.

5 Mental Health Hacks for Owning Your Life

Today is a great day to accept yourself, embrace your life, and make yourself mentally healthy.

  1. Know what you do want. Knowing what you don't want (to let ADHD keep you from advancing, for example) is a good start, but knowing what you do want helps you shape your positive life.
  2. Practice self-care for both physical and mental health. Sleep and nutrition are essential for good mental health and wellbeing. Consistently provide your mind and body with fuel and rest so you can enhance your mental health.
  3. Identify your passions and pursue them. Explore your interests anyway as part of knowing what you want and why you want it.
  4. Act. Mental illnesses and personality disorders can stop us in our tracks, each in its own way. To increase mental health and own your life, act anyway. Know what you want. Identify your passions. Take care of yourself, and take small steps in the direction you want to go.

We'll leave you with once final mental health hack: These hacks can be applied in any order, anytime, anywhere, and in any way that works for you. Today, tomorrow, and forever are great days to accept yourself, embrace your life, and make yourself mentally healthy.

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Your Thoughts

Today's Question: What do you do to improve your own mental health despite the obstacles you face? We invite you to participate by commenting and sharing your feelings, experiences and knowledge on the HealthyPlace Facebook page and on the HealthyPlace Google+ page.

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From the HealthyPlace Mental Health Blogs

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Feel free to share your thoughts and comments at the bottom of any blog post. And visit the mental health blogs homepage for the latest posts.


From HealthyPlace YouTube Channel

Mental Health New Year’s Resolutions: No New You in 2017

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! Have you seen headlines that read something like, “New Year. New You!”? Did you make a mental health New Year’s resolution similar to that? I used to – until I realized there’s no new year, new you.


Most Popular HealthyPlace Articles Shared by Facebook Fans

Here are the top 3 mental health articles HealthyPlace Facebook fans are recommending you read:

  1. Small Changes to Boost Your Ability to Cope with Depression
  2. Should Mental Health Screenings Be Done in Schools?
  3. Anxiety Says Everyone Hates Me

If you're not already, I hope you'll join us/like us on Facebook too. There are a lot of wonderful, supportive people there.


Mental Health Quote

"Sometimes when I say "I'm okay", I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight and say, "I know you are not".

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APA Reference
Peterson, T. (2017, February 1). 5 Mental Health Hacks for Owning Your Life, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 16 from

Last Updated: May 8, 2017

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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