You may have considered ways to do this online and in real-life. You recognize how a community may help support you to improve your mental health.
Or, maybe you clicked because you are concerned about increases in isolation in your city and the world with the current state globally of Corona Virus.
Do you feel off when you don’t have human interaction in real-life? You aren’t the only one. We are made for community and connection. Are you ready to get serious about your mental health? Do you want to know practical ways to stay engaged online and in real life?
Did you know that over 50% of people over the age of 18 report feeling lonely? This relates to mental health problems like depression and anxiety which may lead to an increase in physical problems as well.
I’m sure that comes as no surprise and you already knew that. I know I did before I became a full-time entrepreneur. In the midst of an increase in isolation right now globally due to the Corona Virus, I felt prompted to share how I create a community online and in real life.
Do you have a community to help you improve your mental health? Here, I will share 3 ways to improve your mental health online and in real life.
3 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health Online & In Real-Life
In the 3 ways to improve your mental health online and in real-life, this is about finding ways to increase your internal connection, as well as with a community online.
Consider how no commute right now may allow you to set new self-love habits like meditation and an online workout via a video on YouTube and/or with a virtual community. How about a virtual co-working session within your city or your global network?
When we don’t take care of ourselves and create a community, it is easy to feel isolated and lonely.
What new habits could you create daily now?
How can you connect with your online community?
What could your mental health be like 90 days from now?
What habits will you change in your community?
These 3 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health Online and in Real-Life are what I practice daily, as well as with the community.
Getting healthier mentally from the inside out, as well as with a community starts with a desire and daily decisions.
1. Increase your self-love
Are you practicing daily self-love habits like meditation, prayer, and bath time? Many people often say they don’t have time. However, with an eliminated commute currently, canceled conferences, and a decrease in travels, take this opportunity to win the day.
Credit Brooke Hewitt Atlanta
2. Increase Your Online Community
Months ago, I realized how I could increase my online community through our own community with FIT Life Creation via active FB Groups online.
These have included groups like Rising Tide, Tuesdays Together, Airbnb with Community Leaders for Experiences, Boss Babe, and We Travel to name a few.
From a mental health standpoint, we are connecting with others. You will also feel an increase in worthiness by serving others and contributing online. This often leads to an increase in community, clients, and profits.
Another innovative way you may do this is via increases online with virtual co-working sessions. Jen is increasing virtual sessions now with Digital Nomad Girls starting in March 2020.
3. Grow Your Real-Life Community
As often as I can, I grow my community in real-life. Although this may be limited right now at this moment, you may plant seeds for the future.
Some ways to do this include joining online FB communities and programs, hosting more people on your podcast, and speaking on more virtual platforms.
I regularly attend live events including wellness, media, travel, and entrepreneurship.
In March alone, I attend Passion City Grove event for women that always deeply touches me; Tuesday’s Together with Rising Tide and HoneyBook, and the Travel & Adventure Show in Atlanta.
Every single interaction in real-life is priceless.
a. Passion City Grove in March
From the moment I walk into Grove, Community Groups, and Service each and every time, I am touched by the love and care surrounding me. I feel how the heart of Passion is to make us all feel special.
b. Atlanta Chapter of Tuesday’s Together
I recently joined an entrepreneurial community here in Atlanta with the Atlanta Chapter of Tuesday’s Together with HoneyBook – over 75,000 global creatives.
I started with the online FB community including volunteering as a speaker online and live on wellness, media, digital marketing, and travel. In addition, I attended my first event with them at Park Studios in Atlanta.
Face to face connections and community helped me improve my mental health immediately by connecting with girl bosses in Atlanta.
Entrepreneurship may sometimes feel lonely in various ways with feeling like people don’t get you. Although, with the rise in entrepreneurship there is no doubt this is changing globally.
We connected with the community along with the incredible value of brand elevation talks with Taylor and Jacqueline; as well as photoshoots for our brands.
I love to connect locally but globally is equally as important to me. As an avid traveler globe-trotting to over 25 countries, I love all things travel.
c. Travel & Adventure Show in Atlanta
I learned about the Travel & Adventure Show in Atlanta this year for the first time. Immediately, I knew the show would align perfectly for me as a traveler, speaker, and content creation for media.
I connected with incredible organizations and representatives from all around the globe in one place. This included insight on impacts to our mental health with travel like learning new things, connecting with different people and getting out of our comfort zones.
Some of the countries and organizations I connected with included Polish Tourism, Turkish Airlines, and the British Virgin Islands.
Travel & Adventure Show will help you travel and connect with the globe all in one place.
Improve Your Mental Health Online & In Real-Life
Start improving your mental-health by increasing your self-love with yourself. Connect with the community online further via groups, platforms, and virtual meetings.
Don’t you owe it to yourself to improve your mental health?
Which of these ways will you start with first?