Benefits to mental health
A Coggle Diagram about Relaxation (Lowers fatigue, Slows your heart rate, Slows breathing rate, Reduces activity of stress hormones, Increases blood flow to major muscles, Reduces muscle tension and chronic pain, Improves concentration and mood, Lowers blood pressure, Reduces anger and frustration, Boosting confidence to handle problems, Enhances immunity, Better sleep, More energy, Less headaches and pain and Makes you relaxed), Limiting drugs/alcohol, Setting goals ( (Creates a sense of purpose RA, and ), gradual and realistic goals keep you on track to becoming better, keeps you motivated to get better, makes you strive to become better, More freedom of thought RA and Better use of time), Positive self talk ( (Feel good about youself and Better psychological and physical well-being), It boosts your confidence, keeps you positive, Eliminates stress and Makes you happier), Being involved with people, Eating well (healthy blood flow to the brain, improves brain health by having balanced brain chemistry , helps your cognitive memory as you get older, reduces risks of cardio vascular disease and other health diseases and Gains), Exercise ( ( (Exercise produces endorphins and enkephalins. Endorphins dull the bodies sense of pain. )), Improves your mood, Provides better sleep and Healthy Lifestyle
Better weight management
Reduce risk of heart attack
Helps repair brain cells), Building/maintaining friendships, Practising skilful conflict resolution, Play (Relieves stress, Stimulates and strengthens neural connections in the brain, Improves relationships and Boosts creativity), Helping others (Volunteers who helps other have an improved ability to manage stress, anger and anxiety., Volunteers who help others have
reduced rates of depression., Helping other makes you happier. and Helping others gives us a sense of purpose and life satisfaction.) and Sleep (Sleep keeps your heart healthy., Sleep may prevent cancer., Sleep reduces stress.
and Sleep reduces inflammation.)