Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2020 - 2 minutes read

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

We have been on lockdown, but don’t let it get you down. Here are some ways to take care of your mental health during this season of quarantine.

Practice Meditation

  • Meditation is a good was to reduce stress and control anxiety.
  • It can give you a sense of peace, calmness, and balance

Binge Watch Your Favorite Shows

  • Binge watching has the unique capability to de-stress in the midst of a world filled with work, responsibilities, and chaos.

Pick up a Book/Board Game

  • Reading or strategic play can stimulate the brain and prevent cognitive decline.
  • Reading can reduce stress, aid in sleep and alleviate depression

Light Candles or Use Essential Oils

  • Aromatherapy can ease stress, anxiety and depression. It can also boost feelings of relaxation an improve sleep

Stay Moving Physically

  • Yoga, for example, can strengthen your body, heart, and improve your breathing. 
  • Physical weakness can impact mental acuity

Take Time to Rest

  • Adequate sleep is a key part to a healthy lifestyle.
  • Sleep benefits the heart, metabolism, mind and overall health

We, the members of Bronx Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., pray God’s comfort, protection, and provision for you all. Take care, stay safe, and always be Blessed.

 If you are having trouble coping or are seeking help for problems like stress, depression, or anxiety:Text “WELL” to 65173*      OR    Call: 1-888-NYC-WELL