While physical fitness gets lots of attention, mental fitness is often neglected. Maintaining a healthy and strong mind can be made easy with these 7 simple steps:
1. Eat “Smart”
Choose “brain-power” foods, like fruits, vegetables, and oily fish. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish such as salmon and mackerel are reported to enhance brain function and reduce memory loss.
2. Get Moving
Physical activity gets your heart pumping and circulates more nutrients and oxygen to your brain. Stay active for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week.
3. Make Time for People
Keep your mind sharp by building and maintaining strong social connections. Spend time with friends and family.
4. Manage Stress
Remember to relax and keep a positive attitude.
5. Limit Alcohol Intake
Alcohol can kill brain cells.
6. Get Enough Sleep
Adequate sleep restores energy so you’re feeling alert each day!
7. Work your Brain
Activities like puzzles, playing cards, and learning new skills can help exercise your brain!
If you need help with managing goals or expectations, reach out to us to schedule a meeting with a member of our team. Our staff members are specially trained to help you with modifying your behavior and can help identify signs of mental health challenges if your stress becoming difficult when making major life changes.
Meet Kathy Manns, LMHC
Clinical Director & President
My name is Kathleen (Kathy) Manns. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Master’ Level Certified Addictions Professional (MCAP). I have been in the counseling and substance abuse industry for over 20 plus years. Three years ago, I opened up my own business, Twins Family Foundations Inc. My personal goal is to strengthen individuals and families with strategies to develop effective relationships and live a productive lifestyle. My company may be new, but you can trust that you are getting an expert. We stand by our vision, “Reviving community well-being; One family at a time.”