Mental Health To-Do’s for Anyone’s list

1. Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables and protein.

2. Dance while you do your housework.

3. Think about all the good things that could happen during that meeting you’re dreading.

4.Clean one space, no matter how small.

5.Start taking one step toward changing something in your life, even if you’re not sure what the second step will be.

6. Practice gratitude in your mind or on paper at least once or twice a day.

7.When you’re feeling stuck, do one activity that will get your heart rate up.

8.Watch funny videos on YouTube or your favorite streaming service.

9.Spend half an hour walking or hiking in nature.

10. Make a “done” list instead of a “to-do” list to remind yourself of your progress.

11.Prioritize your relationships with everyone, including cashiers and baristas.

12.Start a new home or creative project or pick up one you haven’t finished yet.

13. Take time to learn how much sleep you need to function the next day, then get it!

14. Meditate, even if you’ve tried it in the past and didn’t like it.

15. Eat a full breakfast in the morning.

16. Put things you’re looking forward to on your calendar, including TV shows and book releases.

17. Volunteer.

18. Surround yourself with positive people.

19. Move your body as much as you can.

20. Start a backyard garden.

21. Appreciate the simple things in life.