Daily Habits for Improved Mental Health
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Dr. Kristyn Gregory, D.O., is a medical director of behavioral health at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Dr. Gregory received her medical degree from the Chicago School of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed residency training in Adult Psychiatry at Henry Ford, and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Wayne State University. She is board-certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has practiced in a variety of settings in the metro Detroit area including inpatient, residential, outpatient, school-based and juvenile justice programs.
- Plan nutritious meals each day.
- Have plenty of healthy snacks on hand, including fresh fruits and pre-cut vegetables for grab-and-go ease.
- Tap into the benefits of meditation. Start with just a minute or two each day, then gradually increase the time.
- Make exercise a regular part of the day. Aim for the CDC-recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity (brisk walking) five days a week, and strength-building exercises two days a week.
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