30 Day Mental Wellness Challenge
May is Mental Health Awareness month! In honor of this month, I created a 30 day challenge to improve our mental wellness. Each day consists of participating in a mentally healthy activity.
Instructions: over the next 30 days, do each activity listed. At the end of the 30 days, pick an activity that you can commit to doing monthly.
Day 1: Do a crossword puzzle.
Day 2: Don’t watch any TV or News.
Day 3: Try a guided meditation.
Day 4: Write a gratitude list.
Day 5: Try a new type of exercise.
Day 6: Take a break from social media.
Day 7: Write 3 positive self-affirmations.
Day 8: Create a motivating playlist!
Day 9: Complete a creative writing prompt.
Day 10: Take a walk.
Day 11: Eat one or all of your meals outdoors.
Day 12: Journal your feelings.
Day 13: Read for FUN! (Not a blog, or self-help, or news article. Try a fiction novel to expand your creative mind!)
Day 14: Put on music & just dance!
Day 15: Send a thank you note or email to someone you care about who has shown you support.
Day 16: Smile just because you can.
Day 17: Do something that makes you laugh.
Day 18: Start your day with an inspirational quote.
Day 19: Avoid sugar or caffeine.
Day 20: Avoid using devices 2 hours prior to bedtime.
Day 21: Write a mission statement for your life.
Day 22: Swap 30 minutes of TV for 30 minutes of exercise.
Day 23: Do an outdoor activity.
Day 24: Color, paint, or try a new recipe that you’ve pinned and never made!
Day 25: Plan a date with family or friends.
Day 26: Write a poem or song lyrics.
Day 27: Don’t participate in gossip.
Day 28: Set a healthy boundary.
Day 29: Learn/research something new.
Day 30: Practice a yoga pose.
**For an extra challenge: pick an activity that you can incorporate into your life weekly AND one you can practice daily!
Challenge accepted! Let’s get well together!
-Nicole at WEC