There’s never a shortage of things to keep your mind cluttered. Just like it’s important to keep a clean space in your home or at work, it’s equally important to keep a clean headspace. There are so many resources and tips out there to help you do just that.Gratitude journaling, to-do lists, and putting thoughts on paper are just a few great habits to try and implement in your day-to-day! From stress management to increased productivity, paying heed to your mental health may benefit you in more ways than one!
Stress and worries tend to loom over our heads and can end up clouding our day. According to the experts at Healthline, journaling can help release these troubled thoughts and put things in perspective. It can also help by assisting in the process of understanding our worries and stressors in a clearer manner.
Trying to find a tool to keep track of everything? Bullet journals can be a fun means of highlighting priorities, organizing thoughts and responsibilities, and tracking feelings and mental notes throughout the day. There’s a structure to it, but it’s entirely customizable to your wants, needs, and how you process your tasks and thinking. The most important thing is finding what works for you and what you’ll stick with!
Allow for Self-Reflection
It’s always important to check in with yourself. Take time to think about how you’re doing, how far you’ve come, and where you’re looking to go. It’s these intentional times that can often help us take a step back and assess what’s working and what isn’t. Journaling can also help you reflect on good times, personal and professional growth, and express gratitude. You can also keep a gratitude journal, known to provide many health benefits and even change your brain. Plus, it can aid your memory, both short-term and long-term in recalling important ideas and responsibilities.
Mindful Recipes to Bring Sun to those Cloudy Days:
- Stress can be extremely exhausting to deal with, so be sure to fuel up with the right kind of energy. For a simple healthy meal, our Sheet Pan Greek Chicken & Vegetables is ideal for a quick prep dish that is a delicious distraction from worries.
- Flipping through the pages of your journal and munching on our Darling Cara Cara® Cranberry Baked Oatmeal Cups, you can reminisce on the past and savor the present.
- 6 ingredients and quick to make, this Darling Clementine® Salsa makes for a light, refreshing snack for when you’re putting thoughts to paper.
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