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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.

Benefits of Good Mental Health

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…

Coping with Stress

We often talk about stress, but we’re not always clear about what it is. Stress comes from both good and bad experiences. If we didn’t feel any stress, we wouldn’t…

Positive Attitude

Not long after hearing wise words from his mother about the importance of attitude, an adolescent son struck back. As his mother rushed downstairs on her way to a function,…


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…

Social Support

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…

Tips for Staying Mentally Healthy

10 Tips for Mental Health Build ConfidenceIdentify your abilities and weaknesses together, accept them build on them and do the best with what you have. Eat right, Keep fitA balanced…

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