We all talk about stress, but we’re not always clear about what it is. Stress comes from both the good and the bad things that happen to us. If we didn’t feel any stress, we wouldn’t be alive! Stress may feel overwhelming at times, but there are many strategies to […]Continue readingStress
Every person has their own mental health, just as we all have our own physical health. It is important that we take care of our emotional well-being just as much as we take care of our physical well-being. Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual is continually taking care of and maintaining a healthy and functional emotional state. Mental health does not directly refer to an illness and is not merely the absence of a mental disorder.
Mental health care is essential at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Your mental health will not always stay the same. It is perfectly normal to have changes in your emotional state, we would not be humans without our emotions. Your emotional state can change as circumstances change and as you move through different stages of your life and can be impacted on by the way you think, feel and behave which are all very common.
Maintaining a mentally healthy lifestyle encompasses ones ability to handle emotionally difficult situations. This includes an individuals ability to cope with normal stresses of life, get on with daily tasks of life, practice healthy coping strategies and navigate difficult circumstances.
The lives of people with mental health conditions are often plagued by stigma as well as discrimination. Stigma is a negative stereotype. Stigma is a reality for many people with a mental illness, and they report that how others judge them is one of their greatest barriers to a complete […]Continue readingStigma and Discrimination
Experts in the field suggest that a suicidal person is feeling so much pain that they can see no other option. They feel that they are a burden to others, and in desperation see death as a way to escape their overwhelming pain and anguish. The suicidal state of mind has been described as constricted, […]Continue readingSuicide
Suicide. It’s a difficult topic to bring up. However, when someone talks about suicide or brings up concern for a loved one, it’s important to take action and seek help quickly. What is suicide? Suicide means that someone ends their life on purpose. However, people who die by suicide or attempt suicide may not really […]Continue readingSuicide Prevention
10 simple yet effective tips for improving your mental health.Continue readingTips for Staying Mentally Healthy