Brain coach and PhD student Nawal Mustafa advocates for affordable ways to take care of mental health. When not studying clinical neuropsychology, Mustafa influences brain health and science to her 550K+ followers on her Instagram page, @thebraincoach.
Today, Mustafa shares ten forms of affordable therapy that anyone can incorporate into their daily routines. We discuss social connections, natural mood boosters, and how to create positive mindsets to handle stress and anxiety.
We talk about:
Forms of therapy
Covid-19 mental health effects
Social connections and mental wellness
Sleep and nutrition for brain functioning
Exercise and sunlight exposure for mood boosts
Routine, structure and mindset for managing stress and emotions
Self-compassion and setting realistic goals for handling anxiety