Day 9: Work on or Brainstorm a New Hobby

Day 9: Work on or Brainstorm a New Hobby

A Discovery Exercise Hobbies — whether it be jigsaw puzzling, painting, or baking the perfect sourdough — are great for our mental health, physical health, and social health. There are so many hobbies to pick up and your hobbies are most likely going to differ…

Day 8: Choose a Positive Affirmation to Carry With You

Day 8: Choose a Positive Affirmation to Carry With You

A Gratitude Exercise Positive affirmations, according to Wikipedia (I’m sorry to all my teachers, but hear me out!), is a carefully formatted statement that promotes positive thinking and self-empowerment. This is the important part: “They are in the present tense, positive, personal, and specific.” The Goal of This…

Day 7: Write Someone a Thank-You Note

Day 7: Write Someone a Thank-You Note

A Community Exercise It’s one thing to say a quick “thank you” to someone. It’s a whole other, way more sentimental experience to spend a little bit of time to sit down and write a heartfelt thank you letter. Take some time today to write…

Day 6: Cook a Dish You’ve Been Craving

Day 6: Cook a Dish You’ve Been Craving

A Self-Love Exercise Working on your mental health isn’t always so serious. It’s important to remember to have a little fun too so we remember the joys in life! We just had a couple days of some deep thinking and reflection, so now it is that day…

Day 5: What Gives You the Most Anxiety?

Day 5: What Gives You the Most Anxiety?

A Discovery Exercise Most of us have one problem that’s in the back of our mind — the big, lingering issue that maybe we’ve pushed to the side because it’s difficult to face. The Goal of Today’s Challenge Today your challenge is to finally face…

Day 4: Reach Out to Someone You’ve Lost Touch With​

Day 4: Reach Out to Someone You’ve Lost Touch With​

A Community Exercise This challenge is going to be a bit harder today and require some bravery on your part. But this wouldn’t be a challenge without some true challenges. Some anxiety or nervousness might bubble up — which is normal! And in fact, that’s the perfect time…

Day 3: D.I.Y. Spa​

Day 3: D.I.Y. Spa​

A Self-Love Exercise Today is spa day! And yes, all you guys out there can still treat yo’self with a face mask. Women’s faces aren’t the only ones need moisturizing! The whole goal of this challenge is to relax and have some well-deserved me-time. More…

Day 2: 60-Minute Digital Detox​

Day 2: 60-Minute Digital Detox​

A Clarity Exercise The studies and articles have all been published — too much social media has a negative affect on our mental health. The endless refreshing and mindless scrolling no doubt negatively shifs our views of reality. We start to compare ourselves to what…

Day 1: List 10 Things You’re Grateful For

Day 1: List 10 Things You’re Grateful For

A Gratitude Exercise I took a course in college that was all about gratitude — mainly because I needed more credits and I thought it was just going to be a silly, simple class that would easily boost my GPA. And while it did turn…

Part 2/3: The 30-Day Self-Love Mental Health Challenge

Part 2/3: The 30-Day Self-Love Mental Health Challenge

Day 1: List 10 Things You’re Grateful For Gratitude Exercise I took a course in college that was all about gratitude — mainly because I needed more credits and I thought it was just going to be a silly, simple class that would easily boost…