Today is the 3rd annual Mental Health Action Day!
We are coloring outside of the lines this year with our ‘Let’s Get Naked’ campaign - an opportunity to remove layers and see who you are at the core.
By increasing our self knowledge, we can unlock the key to improving our mental wellbeing.
In order to get naked, you must ask yourself questions and take a look at the answers (the layers).
The questions turn into vulnerable conversations with yourself where you challenge your answers – are they truly your responses or are they influenced by friends, family and society’s pressures and conditioning? Here are a couple of questions you can ask yourself today:
What are my top 5 to 10 values as an individual?
Click here to see a list of 200 values
Do I embrace all my feelings & emotions or do I have a hard time accepting some them?
This is a question to get vulnerable with yourself. There is no right or wrong. It is simply
self-knowledge information and an opportunity to be honest with yourself.
What are my beliefs about life and/or love? Where did I get these? Do I want to keep all of them? Do I want to replace any of them?
This can be an extremely powerful question. You may find you have formed beliefs from childhood or experiences that no longer serve you. The good news is that you can change your beliefs once you become aware of them.
What are my passions? Is there anything I haven’t explored that has always sounded fun or interesting?
This can be a reminder to devote more time to the things you love or be a catalyst for
trying something new.
What are my truths?
List the good, the bad and the ugly. The more honest we can be with ourselves, the less
any external factor can challenge our truth or make us feel shame for something we’ve acknowledged and embraced as part of our story.
Looking for more resources? Visit mentalhealthishealth.us.