Mental wellness is an important aspect in everyone’s life, and we all struggle with it at different times and in different ways. In moments of mental distress, it can be difficult to think of ways to manage the stress. That’s when a personalized mental wellness survival kit comes in handy.
As we said, not everyone copes with stress the same, so not every mental wellness survival kit will be the same, but here are some ideas to help you create your very own kit:
1. Stress Ball or Playdough:
Stress balls and playdough are a form of sensory therapy and are great stress-relieving tools. The act of squishing and squeezing a stress ball or playdough helps release tension, soothe the mind, and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Aromatherapeutic scents like lavender can be added to both stress balls and playdough to amplify the stress-relieving experience.
2. Positive Affirmation Cards
In times of stress sometimes all we need are positive words of affirmation to boost our self-esteem and motivate us. Try creating your own deck of positive affirmation cards with your favorite quotes or messages. You can get creative and use colored paper and stickers.
You can also create themed affirmation cards that would be helpful to you in different situations whether it’s self-love, financial, relationship, or body acceptance.
3. Mental Fitness Pack
Another way to care for your mental wellness is with natural supplements. Amare’s Mental Fitness Pack contains products to support different aspects of mental wellness from mood, sleep, energy, and occasional pain relief. Each product is formulated with all-natural key ingredients.
Metal Fitness Pack includes:
Mood+: An advanced, all-natural mood support product that addresses feelings of anxiousness, sadness, and restlessness.* Ingredients include Ashwagandha, Kanna, Rafuma, and Magnolia Bark.
Energy+: A next-generation mental energy product that delivers rapid improvements in brain and physical performance, without the jitters or crashes you might get from many high-stimulant or high-sugar energy drinks.* Ingredients include Matcha, Guayusa, Asian Apple, French Grape, and New Zealand Pine Bark.
Sleep+: A natural sleep aid that features a unique patented ingredient derived from non-GMO corn that encourages the body’s natural production of melatonin. The ingredients in Sleep+ are clinically shown to improve quality of sleep by helping you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and spend more time in REM sleep (for brain rejuvenation) and deep sleep (for body rejuvenation).* Ingredients include Maizinol Corn Grass and 5-HTP.
Relief+: A scientifically advanced product that supports the body’s natural pain response systems, empowering you to perform at your best. The key ingredients in Relief+ have been scientifically shown to balance normal inflammatory function and support antioxidant levels to provide fast-acting and long-lasting relief from occasional aches and pain.* Ingredients include Turmeric and Boswellia.
4. Journal & Pen
When stressed, it can be difficult to express how we’re feeling. Journaling is a great outlet to help clear your mind of negative thoughts while working through your anxious feelings.
Journals can also be used to organize all your ideas, chores, and goals.
5. Jump Rope
It’s no surprise that exercise can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, but did you know jumping rope is also beneficial for developing the brain? According to the Jump Rope Institute, jumping rope “helps to develop the left and right hemispheres of the brain, to further improve spatial awareness and reading skills, and increase memory and mental alertness.”.
Mental wellness survival kits are useful for adults, teens, and kids. They also make great gifts for friends and family. All you have to do is gather items that you know will help that particular person in stressful times, put them in a decorative box, and complete it with a heartfelt note. Voilà!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
I love Yoga because it’s mindfullness and better agility. I don’t do cardio because I’m on meds and try not to over do it but jumping rope does seem like a great idea for me to start as part of my work out routine.