Mental Health Awareness
What Is Mental Health?
Mental health is our emotional, psychologic and social welfare. It has effects on our thinking, feeling and acting ability. It also helps us to decide how we handle stress and other issues in our life. Mental health plays very important role in every phase of life.
According to World Health Organization (WHO):-
Mental health is a condition of well being in which an individual find his or her own capabilities, can manage with the normal pressure of life, can work productively and is able to do beneficial for his or her community.
In the United States, the National Alliance on Mental Illness estimate that almost 1 in 5 adults face mental health problem each year.
Types Of Mental Health
- Anxiety disorder
- Personality disorder
- Eating disorder
- Substance abuse disorder
- Stress disorder
- Mood disorder
Warning Signs Of Mental Illness
- Long lasting sadness
- Excessive fear, worry or anxiety
- Eating too much or less
- Social withdrawal
- Extremely low or high mood
- Having low energy
- Feeling hopeless or helpless
- Taking drugs like smoking, drinking more than before
- Fighting with family & friends
- Thinking of harm yourself
- Feeling confused, angry, upset,worried.
Why Is Emotional Health Important?
Emotional and mental health is very important in every one ‘s life. Because it impacts on your behavior, thoughts and relations. Positive mental health allows people to work productively, make positive contributions to community, cope with stresses of life.
How Can You Improve Your Emotional Health Day by Day
Here are some steps you can take to improve your mental and emotional health day by day.
- Eating a balanced and healthy meals
- Taking a break to interfere others’ life
- Taking good night sleep
- Having fun with favorite people can be helpful to boost your emotional and mental health.
6 Ways To Boost Your Mood To Improve Your Mental Health
Try these tips to reduce your stress and improve your mood for strong mental health.
Do A Good Deed
Research has shown that helping others can reduce stress and give happiness. So be kind to needy people.
Plan Something Interesting
When you feel stress, anxiety then take a break from your routine life and plan a trip with your family or friends. Play games of your own choice. It can reduce anxiety and boost your mood.
Spend Time With Your Favorite People
If you ‘re in stress ,spend time with your loved one. Being with negative people can increase your stress and bring your mood down. So be positive and stay with positive people.
Write Down Positive
When you ‘re in stress or feeling emotional unwell then write down some positive notes. In which you can write your good days of life, make positive affirmations. It boost and cheer your mood.
A morning walk, exercise keeps you fresh all the day. Having exercise can reduce stress. People who take exercise daily have better mental and physical health.
Going outside to your favorite park, place can boost your mood. It has a positive effect on mental health.