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Ways to manage your mental health, especially during COVID

Your mental health as a business owner, is quite important: Ways to manage your mental health, especially during COVID

Business owners are struggling with mental health due to the increased pressures of running a business during COVID. It is important for small business owners to take care of their mental health.

  1. For small business owners, taking care of their mental health is important if they want to sustain the business. Many times this means committing to a specific range of hours to give yourself time to focus on other things and recoup.

  2. It’s important for business owners to take care of their mental health. There are many ways that can be done such as finding a therapist, getting outside exercise and even volunteering.

  3. Journaling can improve mental health. But if you're a small business owner, it's hard to find the time and energy for this task. It is important to make time. You can journal in many ways. You can have a book and write in it, or you can verbally journal using tools such as Otter.ai which will transcribe your audio.

  4. It can be hard for small business owners to take care of their mental health because they are constantly comparing themselves with others. It’s important to recognize that everyone is different.

  5. Loneliness is one of the biggest problems among self-employed people. It can be quite difficult to find a therapist that understands your unique situation and works with your budget. Many people simply don't have the time, energy, or money to go through this process.

  6. Being in nature can be relaxing. Try taking a walk or just go to a park and read a book. I know I love to read a book in my backyard, which is quite private. Being outside can give you a sense of peace and composure.

  7. Social support is a key aspect of mental health, which can improve your overall well-being. While it may be difficult to be social in person, there are still safe ways to do so. Or connect virtually with your friends.


Take care of yourself,

Until next time,






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