Maintaining a Healthy Mind

Here are some “tips” on daily lifestyle modifications to help keep a healthy mind, body, and soul. Another goal of MHF is to provide more information about various non-pharmacological treatment options and how to maintain your mental health.



Seven Habits For a Health Mind in a Healthy Body (adapted from The Athlete’s Way by Christopher Bergland):


  1. Daily Physicality: Exercise for at least 20 minutes most days of the week.

  2. Intellectual Curiosity: Spend some time in focused thought, exploring new ideas every day.

  3. Foster Creativity: Challenge your mind to connect unrelated ideas in new and useful ways.

  4. Human Unity: Create and maintain close-knit human bonds and a social support network.

  5. Spiritual Connectedness: Identify a source of inspiration that is bigger than you.

  6. Energy Balance: Balance calories in/calories out, and reduce your carbon footprint.

  7. Voluntary Simplicity: Embrace the liberty that comes with wanting and needing less.