The three most critical factors for wellness are diet, exercise and sleep. They account for about 80% of our longevity, with insufficient sleep impacting cognition, immunity, obesity, depression, anxiety, and even heart failure and dementia.
If you could do one or two things to improve diet, exercise, and sleep what would they be?
Like physical health, mental health is a product of multiple domains which often influence one another. For example, lack of sleep can cause both physical and psychological harm. Three of the most effective things we can do for our own mental health beyond diet, exercise, and sleep are mindfulness, self-compassion, and gratitude.
If you could do one or two things to support mindfulness, self-compassion, and gratitude, what would they be?
For a more comprehensive understanding of your current state of wellness you can complete a wellness inventory here or here. If you have any questions about supporting your wellness and mental health, please contact me here.