Good mental health practices to do for a good life.


Mental health practices require continual time and effort to realize progress. The list below is a review of the mental health practices covered on Pilates & with links to the posts for more detail.


Practices for maintaining good mental health


1/ Be Clear


Clarity is a form of kindness. Be clear with others about your boundaries, intentions and actions. 


2/ Use Conflict 


Be open to different perspectives to resolve conflict. Listening with curiosity helps to transform relationships.


3/ Default to Trust


Trust is rare and precious. Default to trust to build trust especially when you can afford to be harmed.


4/ Learn to sequence


Craft a life plan that will allow you to experience everything over time. Think about life as a juggling act rather than a balancing act.


5/ Adjust your timelines


Adjust your plan for our increasing lifespan and health span.


6/ Maintain a healthy lifestyle


The connection between mind and body is undeniable. Eat, move and sleep well. 

7/ Develop a growth mindset


You can be a star performer at any age with deliberate practice

8/ Enjoy the journey


Balance the challenges with simple pleasures and celebrate the wins no matter how small.


9/ Know your limits


There is no shame in asking for or seeking help when the challenges seem insurmountable. No one has super powers.


10/ Start with happiness


Happiness is your starting point not something you achieve later when you’re more successful.


If you don’t feel happy with your life, reach out to a therapist. A good therapist can help you take the right steps to elevate your life.

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