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Make a pledge for your mental health #MHAW

The MixThe Mix Posts: 2,509 Community Managers
edited May 2019 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

We're Mike, Italia and Ed - the staff team here at The Mix. We don't provide support via this account, but if you have any questions about the boards or need a hand finding your way around, feel free to drop us a message. Alternatively, you can head over to the Help Desk.
LaineKathleen07

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  • MikeMike Hummus-Fuelled Whovian LondonPosts: 1,899 Staff Moderator
    I'll kick off:

    I pledge to try and eat, sleep, and exercise properly to look after my basic needs. :)
    All behaviour is a need trying to be met.
    Kathleen07Kasa2103
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,460 Mega Poster
    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.
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
    JordanKathleen07
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,206 The Mix Elder
    To be more mindful of my automatic negative thoughts to challenge them into neutral or maybe positive ones, to be kinder to myself
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
    JordanKathleen07
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,845 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''  
    JordanKathleen07
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Ugly Snake South EastPosts: 2,437 Mega Poster
    edited May 2019
    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 am ugly no matter what they say. Nothing but a burden is what I am. 
    JordanKathleen07
  • LaineLaine Llama Mama Posts: 1,376 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🌈 

    "Maybe it's not my weekend,  but it's gonna be my year" ~ All Time Low

    "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
    Kathleen07
  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,200 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 "
    Kathleen07
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Ugly Snake South EastPosts: 2,437 Mega Poster
    I pledge to walk at least 3 miles a day. If not 4 or even 5.
    I am ugly no matter what they say. Nothing but a burden is what I am. 
    Kathleen07
  • ClaraOswaldClaraOswald TardisPosts: 135 The Mix convert
    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.
     "Sometimes the only choices you have are wrong ones but you still have to choose"-Peter Capaldi, 12th Doctor  ❤️

    Kathleen07
  • RileyRiley Posts: 385 Super Moderator
    I pledge to not let my anti-social feelings get in the way of spending time with my friends!
    Kathleen07
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