I am in no way undermining the amazing role therapists play.
However sometimes we need go-to tools which can empower us in maintaining regular connection to self.
Many of us journaled as kids, and I find it incredible how as children we intuitively knew what we needed to release and process emotions.
However, as adults we do not trust our innate abilities to heal.
Here are 3 ways in which journaling can support your mental health and how you can simply start.
If you've heard of mindfulness, but never truly understood how to experience it, here is a short guide to get you started.
In simple words, mindfulness is the act of being present in the moment by paying close attention to yourself and to your environment. It is the act of being aware of the small things around you, connecting to your 5 senses and immersing yourself in the NOW.
Try to remember an amazing sunset or sunrise you once witnessed - maybe while on a summer vacation somewhere extraordinary.