With the change of season comes a change in mood, and while fall can signal abundance and maturity, for some of us it means cooler months and darker days ahead. To keep those positive vibes on, and in honor of October, emotional wellness month, here are six ways to connect, stay positive, and prioritize You are—Straight from some famous OGs.
Serena Williams: Sticks to the boundaries between work and personal life.
Most anyone knows this familiar name, and because Serena played elite tennis so well in her forties, setting boundaries was key. “Mental fitness for me is just learning how to stop working out,” Selena Gomez said in a live chat on Instagram. “I have serious limits, and I do not allow anyone to cross those limits.”
Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock: “You’re not alone.”
“I have found that with depression, one of the most important things you can realize is that you are not alone. You are not the first to go through it. You will not be the last to go through it.” – as seen on Drive-thru
Adele: Don’t be afraid or ashamed to talk about it.
“It was really bad postpartum depression After I gave birth to my son. It scared me and I didn’t talk to anyone about it. I was so hesitant… Four of my friends felt the same way I did, and everyone was too embarrassed to talk about it.”— as seen on Drive-thru
Michelle Obama: Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Unfortunately, all too often, the stigma surrounding mental health prevents people who need help from seeking it. But this simply does not make sense. Whether the disease affects your heart, or your arm, or your mind, it is still a disease, and there should be no discrimination … We must make it clear that getting help is not a sign of weakness – it is a sign of strength – and we must ensure that people have The treatment they need.”- as seen on Drive-thru
Selena Gomez: Take a digital detox.
at recent days USA Today Article – CommoditySelena Gomez is reported to be taking a break from social media platforms: “[She]has been open about how staying out of social media helps her maintain her mental health.”
Ariana Huffington: Slip!
After breaking down in her office from stress and exhaustion, Huffington is now famous for her book about sleepAnd she firmly believes that if you don’t rest, your mental health can be seriously damaged.