Reading for pleasure can increase our self-esteem, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and reduce stress. Try to set aside some time for reading this weekend!
Sometimes family members can be harmful to our mental health, whether they mean to or not. If you are dealing with a toxic family member, be sure to identify what you want out of the relationship. From there you can set boundaries. Most importantly, don’t try to change them. Instead, work on improving in your own goals and adjust and enforce boundaries as needed.