We’ve shared tips on how to improve your diet and body for Self Improvement Month, and now we want to help you improve your mindset. You know what they say, “If you believe it, the mind can achieve it.” The team at South Coast Medical Group has these tips to help you stay mentally fit.
1. Relax in The Morning
What time do you usually get up in the morning? Whether it’s 5:00 AM or 8:00 AM, try getting up five minutes earlier.
Take those five minutes to enjoy a cup of coffee as you watch the sunrise or to take a nice, brisk walk around the block to get your day started. There’s nothing worse than being stressed and rushed. Giving yourself a little bit of extra time makes all the difference.
2. Hide Your Scale
When working on self-improvement one of the biggest areas that people feel they need to work on is their weight. Although it is important to be active and maintain a healthy lifestyle, by monitoring your weight too much it can have a negative impact on your mental health. If you feel healthy on the inside, then your confidence will show on the outside.
3. Reward Yourself in Moderation
After a week of hard work and dedication, it’s okay to treat yourself. Let yourself indulge in a weekly treat. Whether it is a little bit of chocolate or letting yourself purchase one item you’ve been eyeing, you deserve it! If you are too regimented, it could take a toll on you.
4. Accept Your Aging
Many people have trouble coming to terms with the fact they are growing older. It’s important to understand that aging is a natural process and it’s hard to defy father time. Learn to love yourself and all of your newfound features such as your wrinkles, your gray hair, and your dad bod.
After a long, stressful day or week, you need to make time for yourself to decompress and de-stress. This is important for your mental health, as it gives you time to step back and think about your feelings and which actions you want to take next. The best way to deal with stress is to let your body relax by pampering yourself and by spending time doing something you enjoy.
Contact South Coast Medical Group OC if You’re Feeling Sick
If you are not feeling well and would like to receive the COVID-19 antibody test, please call us at (949) 360-1069 to schedule an appointment.
If you would like to set up an in-person or telemedicine visit, our hours of operation are:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. We are located in Aliso Viejo, California, and we offer a wide range of services such as urgent and primary care, sports medicine, and x-rays. If you need help with any of these services, please contact us at (949) 389- 8968. We appreciate the trust our patients have in us and look forward to being of service to you.