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Positive Life Changes To Improve Physical and Mental Health

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Some simple Positive Life Changes can make a huge difference to your physical and mental health well-being.


We all want to try and get a little healthier as each new year rolls around. It’s often a new year’s resolution to improve upon health with a ‘get fit’ goal in place from January 1st onwards.

However, it’s more than just keeping physically fit but mentally too. We should all be looking to improve both our health and mental well-being, so if that’s something you’re wanting to achieve this year, then read on.

Do the research online


It’s a great opportunity that we have so much available to us online nowadays. From official health resources to those who are experts in their field, there’s a lot of information out there when it comes to improving our health and well-being. 


Individuals like Katie Rollins can offer valuable insight for those who are looking to try and make positive changes in their life for the new year and beyond. There are lots of resources available to indulge in and use when it comes to making the much-needed steps this year.

Find ways to destress


It’s important to destress where you can as stress can cause a lot of physical and mental strain on the body. Stress itself can age a person a lot quicker if it’s out of control. Finding activities or tips for destressing is important because what works can vary from one person to another.


Some people find destressing by making themselves a home-cooked meal, while others would prefer to get outdoors and do intense physical activity. We’re all different, meaning what helps us destress will be different too.

Try to get more sleep


If you’re able to, try to prioritize getting more sleep this year. This is something that many people struggle with and the average 7-9 hours of sleep per day is going out the window. By not getting enough sleep, it’s mentally exhausting, as it is physically. 


It can also affect your health in many ways, so try to hit the hay earlier and force yourself to hit that snooze alarm every once in a while.

Connect with the outdoors 


Connecting with the outdoors is a great way of relaxing. Not that it’s everyone’s preference but getting a bit of fresh air and connecting with nature might be just what’s needed. With the digital world taking over our lives, switching off can be helpful for those who are always switched on it.


Build a strong support system


Building a strong support system is something that will be greatly appreciated, particularly during those tough times in life. To have those people around you who will support you in everything you do, both the good and the bad is critical. Make sure that you’ve got the right people around you and not the ones who are going to bring you down.


Toxic friendships, relationships, and even family relationships should be cut before they end up impacting your mental health further.


Making actionable, positive changes to your health and well-being this year is a must. Use these tips and find your life vastly improved.


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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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2 thoughts on “Positive Life Changes To Improve Physical and Mental Health”

  1. Any advice that I can use to impose my mental health is something I’m always on the look out for! Even though it’s fundamentally the same everywhere I look, the different ways of implementing it varies from person to person. Thank you so much for sharing! I’ll remember these!

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.