5 Things You Need to Stop Telling Yourself if You Want to Improve Your Mental Health

Last Update on August 13, 2020 : Published on July 30, 2020
How To Improve Mental Illnesses

A person can be considered mentally healthy if he does not have any mental illness. He must be psychologically fit. Nowadays, many people are suffering from mental issues and trust me stress and depression are becoming a part of our lifestyle.

5 things you need to stop

If a person is affected by it, he can’t be able to fulfill his desire. It stops a person from achieving something that he wants. However, under the influence or I can say circumstances of such mental illness, we tend to tell a lot of things to ourselves. For example, you are not enough, you are not brave and so on..!!

At this point, many of us are thinking about improving mental illness, right? Here in this blog, I will share various ways for you! Stay tuned..

How To Improve Mental Illnesses?

There are many ways by which mental illness can be cured; some of them are mentioned below:

  • Talk to someone when you feel troubled
  • Engage yourself in some task
  • Eat the right kind of food
  • Say no to alcohol
  • Ask when you need help
  • Accept yourself, how you are
  • Be a caring person
  • Take a break after completing work

Apart from these methods, self-motivation is the best way to get rid of mental illnesses. Herewith I am sharing five things that you should stop telling yourself if you want good mental health.

1. Everyone Must Love Me Because I Am Perfect

i am perfect

You might be the right person, but it is not necessary that all people need to love you. Different people have different expectations; you can’t meet all the requirements. Trying to be a person who can be enjoyed by all the people will lead you towards depression. This kind of thoughts will make you unhappy, which will affect your mental health. I hope I am clear to you here!

2. I Can Achieve Anything Because I Am Hardworking

i can achieve anything

Being a hardworking or a dominant person doesn’t mean that you can achieve everything in your life. It is a bitter truth that at some point in your life, you have to face failure. Growing with this kind of mentality will affect your mental health. If you want to stay away from such issues, then you have to be a person who accepts the ups and downs of his life. Just focus on your goal and be ready to face any situation, whether it will be good or bad.

3. I Must Be Upset About Those Situations Which I Can’t Handle

must be upset

In life, you face many circumstances.  If you blame yourself and feel guilty just because you can’t handle a situation is not the right thing. It will disturb your mental state, preventing you from doing the best in your life. That’s why it is not wise to think of yourself as superior who can control every phase of his life.

4. I Must Avoid All Arguments

avoid all arguments

Arguing with someone is not good behaviour. But if you think that avoiding arguments will help you, then it is not the right decision. If you avoid arguments continuously, then it will affect your relationship. Despite arguments, you must prefer a healthy discussion. It will help you to reduce your conflicts and make you understand the actual problem.

5. I Am Strong Enough To Control Every Situation

strong enough to handle anything

You might be a versatile person, but it doesn’t mean that you can control every situation. People are having this kind of mentality and face stress and depression when they fail to do so. It is good to be a confident person who can handle every situation of his life, but if you fail to do so never blame yourself. Blaming yourself for something that you can’t control will make you guilty, which is not suitable for your mental health.

Final Words

Mental health issues are increasing day by day. One must be conscious of his mental health. Making promises with yourself that you can’t fulfill will disturb your mind. If these things occur again and again, then it will harm your mental ability.

Anxiety and depression are things that can’t be cured easily. Hence, always live in the present and never put yourself into a situation that can lead you towards mental illness. Take care of yourself because you’re precious!!

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About The Author

Harshita Singh
Harshita Singh

"Words work magic" is exactly what Harshita follows. She intends to channelize her counselling abilities by the way of soothing words. In her free time she loves play with her pets, indulge in reiki healing and when not doing anything else, taking naps is what she adores the most.


  1. mariya jonsan
    mariya jonsan

    I always accept yourself, how i am and improve my mental health and reduce stress.

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