Adopt These 7 Small Habits and Boost Your Mental Well-Being

By Shelley Levitt
July 18, 2022

Prioritizing our mental health can seem daunting. Oftentimes, we view acts of self-care as grand gestures or time-consuming habits that are difficult to stick with. At the same time, we tend to underestimate the power small—very small—changes have over the way we feel, physically and mentally.

Simple tweaks to our daily habits can help lower the risk of certain illnesses, regulate mood, and boost optimism and hope. If you’re still not convinced—or if you’re looking to refine your routine for better well‑being—try these tips. Collectively, they’ll take you mere minutes a day.

1. Lighten Up Your Mornings