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Mental Health 101: Dimensions Of Mental Wellness

Are you in charge of your mental health? Here are a few coping skills you can use in tough times. To find out more, and to learn about ways you can maintain mental wellness, be sure to head over to the Counseling Center’s event “Mental Health 101: Dimensions of Wellness,” at 7pm in room 406, Illini Union on Tuesday, February 14th. We hope to see you there!

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2. Make time for “Me”

Having alone time helps you to reconnect from the stresses of the day and recharge in a way that’s healthy for you. This could mean picking up a hobby you enjoy doing, reading, or watching Netflix.

3. Exercise

Regular exercise is great for getting rid of stress and for relaxing. Exercising releases endorphins and hormones that help you feel more positive, which can be great if you are stressed out or feeling down.

5. Getting enough sleep

Getting enough sleep (the Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours for people aged 18-25) helps your body rest and your mind recharge. You will wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle any problems of the day.

Learn more coping skills and self-care ideas on February 14th, 7pm, in the Illini Union rm 406. We hope to see you there!

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