Follow These Mental Health Advocates For Your Daily Dose Of Mindfulness

Trending Intern , 10 Oct 2020

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During these uncertain times, a lot of people around the world are struggling with mental health issues. We often miss out, pay little or no attention to what we are doing as well as how we are feeling. It is very important to be aware of your mental health, physical wellness and peace of mind. However, achieving mindfulness should be your ultimate goal. Mindfulness, in a broader and deeper sense, is to improve one’s attitude towards living a satisfying life. So on World Mental Health Day, we decided to tell you about some influencers who are actively encouraging mental well-being, inner peace and physical fitness through their content. Check them out for your daily dose of positivity!

Here are some influencers to follow for some positivity

1. Ranveer Allahbadia

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9 PRACTICAL changes you will witness because of 20 minutes daily meditation. 1. Your skin will glow, your hair will grow stronger. All about the oxygenation of your body, baby. 2. Calmness. Anxiety is an outcome of too much energy. Meditation asks you to focus on ONE thing only. Such focussed focus tends to drain excess mental energy. 3. Your focus will improve tremendously. Meditating trains your mind to come back to the job at hand… away from random thoughts. 4. You will be much more aware of your emotions and therefore you will not lose your temper easily. Because your mind is used to so much training, your internal world becomes more and more clear. 5. You will feel much more emotionally stable. Often thanks to a good crying session that deep meditation can lead to. The pain will be expelled out of your system. 6. You'll experience a huge surge in your creativity. Creativity comes from your emotions and subconscious mind. Between your conscious and subconscious mind lie layers of garbage. We call this garbage ego, emotional toxins and negative feelings. Meditation helps you leap frog that garbage to the land of pure creativity. 7. You'll experience MUCH deeper sleep. Sleep is when you rest your physical body but not your mental body (like when you dream). Meditation is when you rest your mental body but not your physical body. A well rested mental body will make your sleep quota reduce. Try it. 8. Your happiness levels increase. Studies have shown that meditation reduces the size of the amygdala in your brain. A part of your mind linked to negative emotions like fear, stress, envy and anger. One of the changes you'll witness 6 months into the process. 9. You'll have a lot more content (and a lot more ideas) if you're a content creator. Whats the biggest change meditation has brought about in your life? I've tagged some of my SUPERSTAR friends who have used meditation to forward their careers and lives.

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Our favourite Ranveer Allahbadia, widely known as BeerBiceps is a ‘self-improvement content creator’. As a mental-health enthusiast, he believes in the power of meditation, self-examination and positive affirmation practices. He strongly believes that these practices will lead you to a state of mindfulness. He truly is an inspiration to us as he encourages a positive mindset and spreads awareness about how you should let go of stress and live a happy and healthy life.

2. Krissann Barretto

The happy-go-lucky Krissann Barretto is a certified happiness and well-being coach. She strongly believes in the importance of loving ourselves. Therefore, finding opportunities to improve our quality of life. According to her the secret of staying healthy and happy is to accept whatever every situation with a smile. Her perspective towards well-being really motivated us to take a minute out and think about the importance of mental health.

3. Malvika Sitlani 

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Malvika is one of the most sought after beauty bloggers in the country! However, she is also known for consistently speaking up about mental health and encouraging positivity. On multiple occasions, you will find her addressing mental issues and how being confident in yourself is much more important than reaching societal beauty standards. She also has a story highlight on her Instagram handle that is full of resources for mental health. You will find information about hotline numbers, counsellors, therapists and much more. Not just that, she has also created an adorable Instagram filter called ‘Self-Love’ and we love to use it!

4. Shayamal Vallabhjee 

Shayamal Vallabhjee is a well-known performance coach, who has also written several books on the same. His content on social media focuses on motivation, as he reminds us to be mindful of the energy that we want to attract towards us. His tips are so inspiring and they keep us motivated and optimistic all the time!

5. Luke Coutinho

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20 k steps recorded ….part of the new FAD diet I’m on …. FAD – ‘fun and discipline ‘ FAD – because that’s how I wanna live ..fully and wholly ….stay fit and healthy on levels and have fun along the way a desert when I want to , munch a cookie when I want to , enjoy my lifestyle and food and exercise and yet feel good , stay healthy and feel awesome ….that’s my FAD …. this entire week will review 20k steps a day ….4 sets of pull ups / chin ups – alternate days push ups and squats / lunges …yoga every morning for 20 to 30 mins , meditation for 20 to 30 ….. it’s day 3 and I feel awesome …..imagine a life where you can live in balance , no extremes , no fads , yes eat , work out , sleep , evolve , stay healthy and feel good about yourself ….that’s my FAD and I’m gonna make it work because time and life is finite and my only goal is to live fully , with wonder and adventure and respect my body health and mind ….it can be done with no requirement for extremes ….balance and nature #thenewreligionlifestyle #holistichealth #fad #fads #extremes #circadianrhythm #circadianfasting #nature #holistichealth #love #live #wholesome #wholistichealth #me #beyourself #beyou #selflove #selfcare #selfdiscovery #selfdiscipline

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He is loved by all for his expert consultancy towards a holistic and healthy lifestyle. He has collaborated with Shilpa Shetty Kundra and written a book named ‘The Magic Immunity Pill Lifestyle’. His vision about wellness is broad and his content is highly insightful. His advice and reasoning towards multiple aspects of life really open your mind to new ideas! 

6. Shraddha Gurung

Shraddha Gurung popularly known as Lil Miss Gurung is a living sensation. She has made a place in the hearts of thousands by breaking and changing all the stereotypes of how ‘beauty’ is perceived. She uses social media platforms to share her thoughts about body positivity and mental well-being. Not just that, she also has her own series on YouTube called ‘We need to talk‘, where she addresses multiple topics like these. We absolutely love how she encourages the idea of being confident and loving yourself. 

7. Ankita Chaturvedi a.k.a Corallista Blog

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Things I struggle with most mornings – puffy face, tired eyes, facial and chest hair (thank you PCOD 🥴). But I do my skincare, a mask or just a nice moisturiser + sunscreen, sometimes my gua-sha, and I instantly feel better 💆🏻‍♀️ There’s immense power in approaching your body and your imperfections lovingly, gently, with kindness. Self-love cannot exist without self-acceptance. Self-acceptance does not mean not working towards higher goals, but making peace with the imperfections, not hiding, not shaming, not rejecting the parts of yourself that are hard to love 💛 What do you struggle with when it comes to self-love and self-acceptance? Let’s have a discussion in the comments below. . . . p.s – necklace from @shoplune ✨ #selflove #selfcare #nofilter #skincare #skinlove

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Ankita is one of the most sought after beauty influencers and we absolutely love the content she creates! However, what’s more inspiring to see is that she doesn’t shy away from being her true self. She is extremely vocal about her mental issues and encourages more self-love and acceptance. She also has a very helpful story highlight on her Instagram page that talks about helping someone who is facing depression.

8. Diya Kapoor a.k.a KriyaByDiya

Yoga is definitely a stress reliever that makes one feel more calm and relaxed. Diya a.k.a Kriya By Diya is a certified yoga practitioner who believes that yoga is an art that connects the mind with the body. She motivates one to attain mindfulness by practising different postures (asanas). Her content will motivate you to start being active and practising Yoga. 

Mindfulness is achieved in various ways. Staying motivated to achieve mental, physical, and emotional well-being is extremely crucial. One must live in the moment and make the most of their time while they have a chance. Today, on World Mental Health Day, let’s make a promise to ourselves to be kinder to each other and be more accepting towards our own selves. 

Also, don’t forget to follow @missmalinitrending on Instagram to know more about your favourite influencers!

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