- Drink plenty of water
Water makes up 70% of your body mass and make sense that more water means more mental and cognitive ability, besides the metabolism and hydration benefits, water delivers more oxygen to your cells and therefor more active brain.
- Sunlight, sunlight and sunlight!
Your body needs vitamin D! Sunlight is a great source of vitamin D. Vitamin D is an important vitamin for our bodies and our brains. It helps our brains to release chemicals which improve our mood, like endorphins and serotonin.
- Manage stress
Stress is often unavoidable but knowing what triggers your stress and knowing how to cope is key in maintaining good mental health. Try to manage your responsibilities and worries by making a list or a schedule of when you can resolve each issue. Often if you break down your worries and stresses and write them down, you realize that they are manageable.
- Connect with others and be social
Make an effort to maintain good relationships and talk to people whenever you get the chance. Having friends is important not just for your self-esteem, but also for providing support when you are not feeling too great.
Praying plays an important role in self peace and calmness, and spirituality is important in keeping the inner balance which by its own affects the mental ability and focus