April 27, 2022

Creating a Balanced Life


The first step to begin creating a balanced life is making your mental health a priority! Ways to improve your mental health is by training yourself to have a positive mindset. The way to do this is journaling, self-affirmations, and taking little social media breaks. It is so easy to get caught up in the world of social media and doom scrolling through the day but try to take a step back and live in the moment!  

The second step is to maintain your physical health. It is super important to get 7-8 hours of sleep. Drinking lots of water is a way to keep yourself healthy and hydrated and setting aside time to do some yoga or meditation will also benefit you.  

Lastly, social wellness is a way towards a balanced life. It is important to keep people in your life that have your best interest and want you to be happy and succeed in this life. It also helps to join a community that positively influences you. Staying connected with loved ones will also help you.  

So if you're ever feeling unbalanced just remember that there are ways to change that. It isn't easy but a little progress is a progress. I encourage you to start off with these three things and I bet it'll improve your life!  



Candace is an MSW Intern at Thaddeus in the Homework Hotspot Committee. She is currently in her first year of graduate school. She enjoys playing with her pup, watching tv and loves ice cream