• Erik Frederickson - Life Coach and Recovery Coach

3 Tips for Changing Your Mental Diet and Changing Your Mental Health

Updated: Sep 3, 2020

Imagine feeding your stomach nothing but junk food day after day after day.

You're in a hurry so you grab some fast food. You wash it down with a soda that is filled with sugar. Then for a snack in the afternoon you grab some processed food and coffee filled with cream and sugar.

You wake up the next day and you're feeling tired and foggy headed so you drink some extra caffeine and grab an easy and unhealthy breakfast on the go because you woke up late, and the cycle goes on forever...

This unhealthy diet lowers your energy levels, and slowly takes from your desire to be more active and social. The nutrient and vitamin lacking diet also begins to weaken your immune system leaving you more susceptible to sicknesses, and you slowly but surely experience a decline in your health.

With these habits would you have any reason to be shocked if your health was always in question?

Believe it or not our mental health is very similar.

Can you relate to this at all?

You get home from a busy day and want to relax so you binge watch a drama series on Netflix and fall asleep on the couch, only wake up in the middle of the night and drag yourself to your bed.

You wake up tired and hurry out the door only to fill your mind with the fear that the news pumps out on your way to work and your anxiety and stress have bubbled to the surface of your psyche before you even get to work.

When was the last time you sat down and thought about what you've been thinking about?

Without taking the time to feed our mind a healthy diet, we can