Mental health is something that affects us all. At times when we are feeling our lowest, insecurities tend to arise that we do not think about on a day-to-day basis. One of the first things we start to feel down about is our appearance. Anxiety and depression leave us with little to no energy for taking care of our appearance, which as a result can further boost the feeling of sadness and negativity. Sometimes when we are feeling low the best thing we can do is take action. It is a big responsibility to attempt to fix how you feel in one day, but one simple thing you can do is start to take more care of your appearance.
If you are lacking some inspiration as to how you can improve your mental health by improving your appearance, take a look at the following tips:
Hygiene comes first
One of the first things that deteriorates when we are in our lowest mental state in our hygiene. It sometimes feels easier to miss showers and brush our teeth, but this needs to be addressed ahead of time before it begins to ruin our physical health as well as our mental health. Start by engaging in a hygiene routine again, including two showers a day and brushing your teeth twice a day. If we neglect our dental hygiene, our teeth can decay and need replacing with all on four dental implants. It might feel challenging at first, but you will feel the benefits of it later. Start regularly washing your hair and moisturising too after showers.
Plan outfits the night before
Another easy way you can start taking care of your appearance to improve your mental health is to start dressing well. If you can dress well this can often manifest into …