Good mental health equals to emotionally, psychologically and socially healthy person.
Do you know mental health matters a lot?
It effects on:
- How you think, feel, and act.
- How you handle stress.
- What’s your behavior towards others.
- How you make decisions.
Mental health plays an important role at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Factors that contribute to mental health problems
Some factors that contribute to mental health problems:
- Physical health or disability
- Relationships and family circumstances
- Work stress
- Social and economic factors
- Life Experiences
- Prenatal damage
Signs of mental health problems
- Unable to perform daily tasks feels significant tiredness having low or no energy.
- Change in sleep cycle either lacks sleep or sleeping too much.
- More engage in smoking, drinking or using drugs.
- Change in eating habits causes weight loss or gain
- Extreme mood changes of highs and lows
- Discontinuation from friends and activities results yelling or fighting with family and friends.
- Losing concentration and feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, sad, down, helpless, hopeless or scared.
- Detachment from reality and trouble understanding and relating to situations and to people.
- Become heedless feeling like nothing matters.
- Having unexplained aches and pains
- Having tireless thoughts and memories you can’t get out of your head.
- Hearing voices or believing things that are not true
- Thinking of harming yourself or others.
Tips to improve mental health
- Getting enough sleep.
- Take short breaks to reenergize yourself.
- Set realistic deadlines of daily tasks.
- Take time to relax and do things you enjoy.
- Talk about your feeling with others.
- Keep in touch with friends and family.
- Accept self-reality, be mindful and aware of yourself.
- Getting physically active i.e. exercise daily for a few minutes.
- Eat well and stay hydrated all day.
- Ask for professional help if you need.
- Challenge your intellect and memory.