Day 1 of the Mental health Challenge

Good morning and welcome to day 1 of our 30 days mental health challenge. For the next 30 days, you will be receiving motivation and positivity from us directly in your inbox. So subscribe to our newsletter at the end of this post, if you haven’t subscribed already. Every day, you will receive 1 affirmation, 1 motivational quote and 1 step to take and of course all of our love ( ūüôā sorry we got carried away ūüėČ )

Why organize this mental health challenge?

Mental Health is a wide range of conditions that affects mood, ¬†thinking and behavior.¬† Making simple changes to improve your mental health doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time.¬† It is important to take very good care of yourself and lead a positive life, ¬†why not take take that leap of faith ¬†today?¬†

Day 1 Quote: ‚ÄúYou can‚Äôt control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.‚ÄĚ

Kody Keplinger

Day 1 Action – TALK ABOUT YOUR FEELINGS.¬†What does it feel like inside your head?¬† What do you feel like doing?¬† Talking can be a very good way to cope with a problem. It isn’t a sign of weakness.¬† Just being listened to can help you feel supported and less alone.

Day 1 affirmation: Say this to yourself today “¬†I am brave, bold and beautiful

This Campaign is managed by Sandra Munka.

Sandra Munka is 26 years old and a holder of a BS.c in Journalism from the National Polytechnic University Institu I am brave, bold and beautifulte (NPUI) Bamenda. She is a mum, a lover of God and has a passion for photography and art. She will be leading YOAMI‚Äôs mental health campaign in her role as Campaign Manager.

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Day 15 of Mental Health Challenge

Day¬†15 QUOTE– ¬†‚ÄúWhat¬†mental¬†health¬†need¬†is¬†more¬†sunlight,¬†more¬†candor,¬†and¬†more¬†unashamed¬†conversations‚ÄĚ.¬†–¬†Glem¬†Close¬† Day¬†15 AFFIRMATION- ¬†I¬†am¬†happy¬†to¬†be¬†me Day¬†15 ACTION Relax¬†in¬†a¬†warm¬†bath¬†once¬†a¬†week.¬†Try¬†adding¬†Epsom¬†salts¬†or¬†any¬†other¬†available¬†bath¬†salts¬†to¬†soothe¬†aches¬†and¬†pains¬†and¬†help¬†boost¬†magnesium¬†levels,¬†which¬†can¬†be¬†depleted¬†by¬†stress. At YOAMI, Campaign Manager of 30days m,ental health challenge, Sandra Ngarka. Article editted and published by


Day 14 of Mental Health Challenge

Day¬†14 QUOTE- ¬†‚ÄúIncreasing¬†the¬†strength¬†of¬†your¬†mind¬†is¬†the¬†only¬†way¬†to¬†reduce¬†the¬†difficulty¬†of¬†life‚ÄĚ.¬†-Mokokoma¬†Mokhonoana¬† Day¬†14 AFFIRMATION- ¬†Better¬†mental¬†health¬†is¬†possible¬†for¬†me.¬† Day¬†14 ACTION Go¬†ahead¬†and¬†yawn.¬†Studies¬†suggest¬†that¬†yawning¬†helps¬†cool¬†the¬†brain¬†and¬†improves¬†alertness¬†and¬†mental¬†efficiency.¬†


Day 13 of Mental Health Challenge

Day¬†13 QUOTE- ¬†‚ÄúBe¬†patient¬†and¬†tough;¬†someday¬†this¬†pain¬†will¬†be¬†useful¬†to¬†you‚ÄĚ.¬†-Ovid¬† Day¬†13¬†AFFIRMATION- ¬†Reaching¬†out¬†for¬†support¬†shows¬†strength. Day¬†13 TIP TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH- ¬†Ask¬†for¬†help.¬†It¬†is¬†okay¬†to¬†seek¬†help¬†from¬†your¬†family,¬†friends¬†or¬†local¬†service¬†when¬†you¬†are¬†overwhelmed¬†by¬†how¬†you¬†feel.¬†Find¬†a¬†counsellor¬†or¬†join¬†a¬†support¬†group¬†to¬†help¬†you¬†make¬†changes¬†in¬†your¬†life.¬†


Day 12 of Mental Health Challenge

Day¬†12 QUOTE ¬†‚ÄúI¬†keep¬†moving¬†ahead,¬†as¬†always,¬†knowing¬†deep¬†down¬†inside¬†that¬†I¬†am¬†a¬†good¬†person¬†and¬†that¬†I¬†am¬†worthy¬†of¬†a¬†good¬†life‚ÄĚ.¬†-Jonathan¬†Harnisch¬† Day¬†12 AFFIRMATION- ¬†I¬†share¬†my¬†feelings¬†with¬†honesty¬†and¬†courage.¬† Day¬†12 TIP TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH- ¬†Take¬†time¬†to¬†laugh.¬†Hang¬†out¬†with¬†a¬†funny¬†friend,¬†watch¬†a¬†comedy¬†or¬†check¬†out¬†cute¬†videos¬†online.¬†Laughter¬†helps¬†reduce¬†anxiety.


Day 10 of YOAMI Mental Health Challenge

DAY 1O QUOTE ‚ÄúMy¬†dark¬†days¬†made¬†me¬†stronger,¬†or¬†maybe¬†I¬†already¬†was¬†strong,¬†and¬†they¬†made¬†me¬†prove¬†it‚ÄĚ.¬† –¬†Emery¬†Lord¬† Day 10 AFFIRMATION I¬†AM¬†THANKFUL¬†FOR¬†THE¬†POSITIVE¬†THINGS¬†IN¬†MY¬†LIFE.¬† DAY 10 TIP TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH Work¬†your¬†strengths.¬†Do¬†something¬†you’re¬†good¬†at¬†to¬†build¬†self-confidence,¬†then¬†tackle¬†a¬†tougher¬†task.¬†Think¬†of¬†something¬†in¬†your¬†life¬†you¬†want¬†to¬†improve,¬†and¬†figure¬†out¬†what¬†you¬†can¬†do¬†to¬†take¬†a¬†step¬†in¬†the¬†right¬†direction.¬†


Day 9 of Mental Health Challenge

Day¬†9 Quote Try¬†to¬†make¬†a¬†physical¬†activity¬†you¬†enjoy¬†a¬†part¬†of¬†your¬†day.¬†Experts¬†believe¬†exercising¬†releases¬†endorphin¬†chemicals¬†that¬†lift¬†your¬†mood¬†and¬†provides¬†added¬†energy.¬†Exercising¬†regularly¬†can¬†help¬†you¬†concentrate,¬†sleep¬†better,¬†eat¬†properly¬†and¬†live¬†a¬†normal¬†life.¬† Day¬†9-¬†Affirmation I¬†can¬†challenge¬†my¬†negative¬†thoughts¬†with¬†positive¬†ones.¬† Day¬†9 Tip to boost mental health ‚Äúif¬†you¬†are¬†broken,¬†you¬†do¬†not¬†have¬†to¬†stay¬†broken‚ÄĚ.¬†–¬†Selena¬†Gomez