Friday, July 19, 2024

Keeping Your Mind Off The Dark Side Of Current Events

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Travon Marner
Travon Marner
Travon Marner is a seasoned journalist with nearly 12 years under his belt. While studying journalism at Boston, Travon found a passion for finding local stories. As a contributor to Business News Ledger, Travon mostly covers human interest pieces.

While it is always important to keep your mind in the present and up to date with current events, there is also a benefit to maintaining a healthy mindset and strong mental health awareness to offset some of the negativity that exists in the world. After all, there has been no shortage of negativity in the last decade of our lives, so ensuring we keep a positive mindset and holistic viewpoint of our world is vital.

The following article will go over a few of the ways we can all disconnect from the world for a short time and focus more deterministically on our mental health.

Practicing Meditation Exercises

Meditation is the ultimate form of disconnecting and promoting a healthy mindset in the age of information. There is always a screen in front of us at one point or another in our daily lives, so taking even an hour a day to stop and meditate without information flying into our minds is a wonderful way to re-centre and take stock.

There have been a number of studies that go into the various benefits of meditation exercises and their profound impact on a happier and healthier mind.

Healthy Body = Healthy Mind

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Another way to circumvent the current events and their detrimental side to our mindsets is through a healthier diet and exercise regime. Not exactly the newest concept, but it remains one of the best ways to keep your mind healthy and focused on the important things.

Even something as simple as going for a short walk in the afternoon can promote a positive mindset and give you a chance to connect a little more with nature and fresh air, and less on the prevailing news that circulates the world.

Avoid Screentime Before Bed

Final tip for a better mindset is to switch off your screentime before bed. We’re all guilty of scrolling in the dark, but it has been shown to ruin sleeping patterns and our ability to switch off. Give yourself some time, relax your mind, and turn off the screen before bed – and you may find yourself having a much better sleep.

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