HEALTHY MIND TIPS
THE FOUR PILLARS OF WELL-BEING
A heightened, flexible attentiveness to one’s environment and internal
cues such as bodily sensations, thoughts and feelings.
Skills: Mindfulness, attention, self-awareness
A feeling of care and kinship toward other people, promoting
supportive relationships and supportive interactions.
Skills: Appreciation, kindness, compassion
Self-knowledge concerning how one’s emotions, thoughts and beliefs
shape experiences and sense of self.
Skills: Self-inquiry, self-knowledge, self-transcendence
Being clear about one’s core values and deeper motivation and being
able to apply them in one’s daily life.
Skills: Clarifying and embodying purpose, values, and meaning
How to have a healthy mind
Because your mental health depends on so many factors, it can be hard to
know where to start if you’re trying to improve it. The good news is, there
are many areas you can tap into to support a healthy mind. Some of these will
probably sound familiar:
- Social support
- Coping skills for tough times
- Hobbies and fun activities
- Diet and nutrition