In the 21st century, no matter what we think about our work, irrespective of what we do, is one thing we all can agree on, and that’s excessive stress and suffocation disturbing our mental health.
Mental health has become a major concern regardless of how big the corner office is or how small your cubicle is. With every passing hour, yes, not days anymore, hours, we have become extra conscious about our mental health. Some have already started taking consultation from a psychiatrist. Still, many of us couldn’t find the time for a check-up.
Therefore, we have composed a list based on your zodiac sign that shows how you should be taking care of your mental health. Utilizing little rituals in your daily routine will surely give you some relief from the mental stress at those desperate hours when you can’t reach or open up to anyone for help.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Try to ‘Unsubscribe Yourself’ from your environment for some time. For example, you can go on a long walk, bring yourself to a calmer place to cool your head down, and then get back to the mess you were sorting. You can also start Yoga; it will naturally reduce your stress levels in the longer run.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Try to send your mind to a safe, warm, and cozy place for a while. Then, you can start listening to your favorite or most soothing playlist, talk to someone who would listen to you no matter what, or you can water your ‘Japanese Peace Lily.’ You can also start a meditation session, as your mind truly holds the key to the universe.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Luckily, you rarely get into mental stress as you can shuffle a ton of tasks and complete them effortlessly. But when you feel down, you go down for a big time. So spending time with your loved ones, or even a solo trip to the hills, or enjoying some amazing sunsets, or a few romantic evenings will reignite your brain.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
A hug from your dearest one could do the job or if they are not present with you, try re-reading your favorite book or the old one; you always find new ways to postpone reading. If nothing works and help is unavailable now, get a shower. A long, cold/warm shower could soothe your mind.
Leo (July 23-August 22)
You love to stay under the spotlight, but when the light is out, and you feel low and stressed, many ways can make you smile again. But your best way is always to get back to the spotlight again. Call in some friends, or get out for dinner or movies or go karaoke or hit the bar; even if you are alone, you can steal the show for yourself.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
To you, mental stress and pressure can also become energy. You can take a step back and start working on something else. Leave your laptop, go to the garden, give the plants water, do a little yoga or meditation, or clean your room. If all these fail, toss your main reason for stress a few times. Be gentle with your laptop and use a mattress if it’s your work.
Libra (September 23-October 22)
You always try to please everyone, but there is no way you can make everyone happy. So, your balancing act is the root cause of all your mental stresses, anxiety, and even sometimes depression. You can make your walls more colorful and vibrant; you can decorate your room with more colorful light bulbs or LEDs, and some chart-topping music in accordance with your ambient will kill the tension.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
Once stressed, your mind starts to play tricks on you, and there is always a high chance of losing control. At those moments, you will need your partner, a romantic dinner or some special time alone will freshen up your mind and declutter your mind. But if they are not available, you can always bring your wrath down to your most hated fruits and veggies. It will calm your mind without harming anyone.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
Your stress comes from the rules and regulations set by others that you don’t want to follow. Yet being one of the most responsible people, you follow the rules and ignore your mental burden. A vacation could fix things for you, some clear air and horizon could give your mind a fresh boost, and even a long drive could do the job for you.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19)
You need to learn to lighten your shoulders and let somebody else take the charges. Too much voluntary workload is the main cause of your mental discomfort. You can take a short trip, do extreme sports, or just skiing, kayaking, or surfing. If you can’t do any of these, take a sip of water from time to time, it will hydrate your body and freshen up your mind.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18)
You are too kind and always take others’ responsibilities, become drowned in workload, and put your mind under unwanted pressure. Try to say no to the things you don’t want or jobs you don’t want to do. Picking up a new hobby or meditation could reduce your mental distresses.
Pisces (February 19-March 20)
Being the most creative zodiac sign, your mind could go wild under constant stress. Sudden panic attacks for no good reason, chronic anxiety, loss of focus, and loss of creativity are all common traits. Try changing your environment at first. If you can’t do that, take a hike sometimes from the mess, and if that’s not even possible, take a long undisturbed nap. It will rearrange your mind and life.
These stress-freeing solutions are mostly generalized to your zodiac signs. But it will always be best for you to take a consultation with a registered psychiatrist.