Are you excited about 2024 or do you have anxiety because everything in life seems topsy turvy in your life right now? Did you know that maintaining a positive mindset isn’t just good for your mood, but also for your brain health?
A positive mindset has been linked to improved cognitive function, reduced risk of cognitive decline, and even increased longevity. So, clearly, it’s important to have a positive outlook! Finding joy in the little things, including a favorite hobby, conversation with friends, or listening to music can lead to a more positive outlook.
Here are a few tips to help you remain positive this year:
1️⃣ Practice Gratitude:
Take a moment each day to reflect on the things you’re grateful for. It can be as simple as a beautiful sunrise, a delicious meal, or a call from a friend. You can keep a gratitude journal or write them on a post it note and add them to the fridge or a dedicated wall space.
2️⃣ Make Mindful Moments:
Incorporate mindfulness into your routine. Whether it’s through meditation, deep breathing, or simply pondering the present moment, mindfulness can positively impact your brain health. Taking a moment each day to pause and ponder all that surrounds us – the small victories, the lessons learned, and the beauty in simple moments can do wonders for your brain health.
3️⃣ Surround Yourself with Positivity:
Surround yourself with positive people and engaging in activities that bring you joy. Positive social connections contribute to a healthier mind. Find a club to join or create your own with your family or friends.
4️⃣ Challenge Negative Thoughts:
Challenge negativity with the power of positivity! Next time a negative thought creeps in, shift your focus to the good and watch your mindset transform. When faced with challenges, focus on solutions and growth opportunities. This mindset shift can have a profound impact on your brain’s resilience.
Let’s make 2024 a year of flourishing mental well-being! Looking for more ways to be healthier and happier this year?
Join us for our FREE 3rd annual conference!
What You Don’t Know About Getting Older
🗓 Tuesday, January 30, 2024
⏰ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
📍Risen Savior Lutheran Church (Show on Map)
This conference will give you numerous ways to help you age well!
Headlining the event is our Keynote Speaker, Benjamin Surmi, as well as additional speakers who will address senior isolation, Veteran’s benefits, health tips for optimum wellness, and gathering your team to help you when you may no longer be able to help yourself.
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We’ve also assembled a panel of seasoned experts who will delve into various topics to provide valuable insights! Have a question you want an answer to? Click here to ask a question to our panelists.
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