Just as physical fitness helps our bodies to stay strong, mental fitness helps us to achieve and sustain a state of good mental health. When we are mentally healthy, we enjoy our life and environment, and the people in it.Continue readingBenefits of Good Mental Health
Mental Health and Wellness
Mental Health is knowing and accepting yourself, understanding what makes you happy, building meaningful relationships, coping with problems of day-to-day living and maintaining a sense of humor. It also means striking a balance in all aspects of your life: social, physical, spiritual, economic and mental. Reaching a balance is a learning process. At times, you may tip too much in one direction and have to find your footing again. Your personal balance is unique, and your challenge is to stay mentally healthy by keeping that balance.
In this section, you will find suggestions to help you strike and keep your balance.
Stress is our psychological, physiological and behavioural response to change, and stressors are the ever-present situations that bring about change.Continue readingCoping with Stress
You’ve probably heard the term “self-fulfilling prophecy.” Self-talk is very much like a self-fulfilling prophecy–something you think about so much you can actually make it happen. When your self-talk is positive–“things will work out,” “I know I can do the job”– you are giving yourself permission to succeed, and chances […]Continue readingPositive Attitude
Self-esteem is the value we place on ourselves. It is the feeling we have about all the things we see ourselves to be. It is the knowledge that we are lovable, capable, and unique.Continue readingSelf-Esteem
Social support is the physical and emotional comfort given to us by our family, friends, co-workers and others. It’s knowing that we are part of a community of people who love and care for us, and value and think well of us.Continue readingSocial Support
10 simple yet effective tips for improving your mental health.Continue readingTips for Staying Mentally Healthy