15 Things You Can Try To Improve Your Mental Health

"I gave up coffee and caffeine. Its stopped me stressing out as much and made me slow down."

In recent years, we've made huge strides in destigmatizing mental illness. More and more people are speaking openly about their struggles and getting the help they need. But taking care of your emotional well-being should be a priority for everyone: one in four people in the world will be affected by a mental health issue at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. 

Our mental health is as important as our physical health. Just like we exercise to take care of our bodies, we need to follow through on certain activities that help us care for our minds. There are tons of self-care strategies available, you just need to figure out what works best for you. 

To get some pointers, Reddit user TakinShots asked, "What techniques have you tried to improve your mental health?" In less than one day, the thread has over 550 comments. 

Below are some helpful responses that make be worth trying if you're looking to find some ways to take extra good care of your mental health. 

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