Build Confidence – Identify your abilities and weaknesses together, accept them, build on them and do the best with what you have.
Accept Compliments – Many of us have difficulty accepting kindness from others but we all need to remember the positive strokes when times gets tough.
Make Time for Family and Friends – These relationships need to be nurtured; if taken for granted they will not be there to share life’s joys and sorrows.
Give and Accept Support – Friends and family relationships thrive when they are “put to the test”.
Create a Meaningful Budget – Financial problems cause stress. Over-spending on our “wants” instead of our “needs” is often the culprit.
Volunteer – Being involved in community gives a sense of purpose and satisfaction that paid work cannot.
Manage Stress – We all have stress in our lives but learning how to deal with them when they threaten to overwhelm us will maintain our mental health.
Find Strength in Numbers – Sharing a problem with others who have had similar experiences may help you find a solution and will make you feel less isolated.
Identify and Deal with Moods – We all need to find safe and constructive ways to express our feelings of anger, sadness, joy and fear.
Learn To Be At Peace with Yourself – Get to know who you are, what makes you really happy, and learn to balance what you can and cannot change about yourself.