1. Manage your stress levels
If you have a lot of stress in your life, find ways to reduce it, such as learning a fewtime-management techniques.
Introduceregular exerciseand time to yourself.
If you have feelings of anxiety along with your stress, breathing techniques can help
Enjoy yourself- Doing things that you enjoy is good for your emotional wellbeing.
2. Boost your self-esteem
Self-esteemis the way you feel about yourself.
The best way to improve your self-esteem is to treat yourself as you'd treat a valued friend, in a positive but honest way.
Notice when you're putting yourself down, such as thinking, "You're so stupid for not getting that job", and instead think, "Would I say that to my best friend?". You probably wouldn't.
Tell yourself something positive instead, such as: "You're a bright person, you'll get the next job".
3. Have a healthy lifestyle
Limit your alcohol intake and eat healthy foods.Making healthy choices about your diet can make you feel emotionally stronger.
A good diet helps your brain and body work efficiently too. Aim to have a balanced diet.
4. Do some exercise
Even moderate exercise releases chemicals in your brain that lift your mood.
5. Get enough sleep
Around 7 to 8 hours is the average amount of sleep an adult needs for their body and mind to fully rest.
Writing a"to do" list for the next day before bed can organise your thoughts and clear your mind of any distractions.
6. Talk and share
Communication is important, whether it's with a friend, family member or counsellor.
Talking things throughhelps you to release tension, rather than keeping it inside. It helps strengthen your relationships and connect with people.