10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in 2020. As the new year begins, many people are resolving to pay more attention to their mental and emotional wellness in 2020. . Here are the best 10 ways to improve your mental health, as recommended by therapists. . 1. Lock Down a Solid Sleep Schedule . 2. Spend 10 Minutes Outside Each Day. 3. Practice Daily Self-Affirmations. 4. Cut Back on Social Media Use. 5. Start a Gratitude Journal . 6. Practice Mindful, Healthy Eating. 7. Choose a Quality Relationship to Invest In . 8. Try Out Meditation. 9. Cut Out One Unhealthy Habit. 10. Work Out for 30 Minutes a Day