Make a pledge for your mental health #MHAW

The MixThe Mix Posts: 2,212 Community Managers
edited May 18 in Positivity Corner
Hey everybody,

It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and here at The Mix, we've been making pledges for how we're going to look after our mental health:


(excuse my bad photography - you don't actually need to read those)

What is your pledge for taking care of your mental health?

It can be big or small. You might want to try and drink more water, or you might want to form healthier relationships with the people in your life who support you. Whatever it is, we'd love to hear it and get our own community pledge wall going. :)

Mike & the team

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  • MikeMike Posts: 1,495 Moderator
    I'll kick off:

    I pledge to try and eat, sleep, and exercise properly to look after my basic needs. :)
    "900 years of time and space and I've never met someone who wasn't important.”

     - The 11th Doctor
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  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,645 Postholic
    I pledge to start trying to put my own needs before those who I care for even if it’s just one day and to try and do a little lit of self care each day.
    You have a purpose.
    Jordankathleen0172
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 4,414 Uber Poster
    To be more mindful of my automatic negative thoughts to challenge them into neutral or maybe positive ones, to be kinder to myself
     
    Jordankathleen0172
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    I don't know if this counts but mine is to be more open about my mental health, everyday this week I've posted something on social media about my mental health and my colleagues have been more understanding with me instead of being confused when I have a flashback or end up in tears 😂 my family and friends have also found it helpful in they can understand it a bit better. 

    Another is to take all my meds at the right times 😁 
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Jordankathleen0172
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Sort of Famous User :) YouTube Famous. Weirdo. Amazing. Unique. Loving. United KingdomPosts: 955 Incredible Poster
    edited May 18
    The Mix said:
    Hey everybody,

    It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and here at The Mix, we've been making pledges for how we're going to look after our mental health:


    (excuse my bad photography - you don't actually need to read those)

    What is your pledge for taking care of your mental health?

    It can be big or small. You might want to try and drink more water, or you might want to form healthier relationships with the people in your life who support you. Whatever it is, we'd love to hear it and get our own community pledge wall going. :)

    Mike & the team

    Wow all the staff have amazing handwriting. Who actually wrote something as I can't see all the names? Just curious. Oh and your photography is good.

    My pledge is to be more open to my counsellor about my worries even if she has to break confidentiality again.
    I'm still standing better than I ever did. Looking like a true survivor. Feeling like a little kid. And I'm still standing after all this time. Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind.  I'm still standing. Yeah yeah yeah. The threats you made were supposed to cut me down.
    Jordankathleen0172
  • LaineLaine Horse hugger Posts: 1,227 Fanatical Poster
    I pledge to get my 8 hours. 
    Wake up earlier on weekdays so I can get breakfast.
    To challenge my brain,  rather than listen be like "okay thank you for the input but I'm gonna go with that"(pretty good at that just keeping it up) 
    And to try everything that comes my way :)

    🌈Positive thoughts🌈 

    "I will make you believe you are lovely!" ~ TOP

    "No one else is dealing with your demons, meaning maybe defeating them could be the beginning of your meaning friend" ~ TOP

    "What's gonna be left of the world if you're not in it?" ~ Bastille
    kathleen0172
  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,036 The Mix Elder
    I pledge to get back to the gym, start eating healthier, talk to those around me when I'm struggling, also to not skip days when taking my anti depressants. :heart:
    " And everywhere I am, there you'll be, your love made me make it through, oh I owe so much to you "
    " So I say thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing, thanks for all the joy they're bringing, who can live without it, I ask in all honestly what would life be? Without a song or a dance, what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me "
    kathleen0172
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Sort of Famous User :) YouTube Famous. Weirdo. Amazing. Unique. Loving. United KingdomPosts: 955 Incredible Poster
    I pledge to walk at least 3 miles a day. If not 4 or even 5.
    I'm still standing better than I ever did. Looking like a true survivor. Feeling like a little kid. And I'm still standing after all this time. Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind.  I'm still standing. Yeah yeah yeah. The threats you made were supposed to cut me down.
    kathleen0172
  • ClaraOswaldClaraOswald TardisPosts: 51 Miniposter
    I want to be more open with my friends and have more time out of lessons if I need to, instead of trying to hold back the tears.
    My feelings are bigger on the inside. People get me wrong.
     "I don't need a sword, because I am The Doctor, and this is my spoon"- Peter Capaldi
    kathleen0172
  • RileyRiley Posts: 247 Moderator
    I pledge to not let my anti-social feelings get in the way of spending time with my friends!
    kathleen0172
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