After Stroke — Self-Care Tips — 10 Tips to Improve Mental Health

This week’s Self Care Tip is focused on mental health.

Experiencing a stroke can often be detrimental to your mental health, as well as the mental health of those around you. Here are 10 tips you can follow to work on improving your mental health!

  • Exercise daily.
  • Following a healthy diet and avoid fast food.
  • Practice controlled breathing techniques.
  • Practice healthy sleeping habits. 8-10 hours is optimal for adults.
  • Humans needs socialization. Join a group or club.
  • Practice meditation. This is a proven technique to alleviate stress.
  • Find a hobby you enjoy.
  • Try journaling. Writing down your thoughts at the end of the day can be a healthy practice.
  • Limit alcohol consumption.
  • Talk to a mental health professional if you feel you need more help.