What Is Mental Health? | Mental Health Benefits, Important, Signs

What Is Mental Health? | Mental Health Benefits, Important, Signs 

"The strongest people are those who win battles we know nothing about"

What Is Mental Health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. it affects how we think, feel and act.

It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices... everyone has mental health.

the term mental illness covers a very broad range of mental health problems that can improve changes to our thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and relationships with others. 

mental illnesses are associated with distress and problems functioning in our day-to-day lives (social, work, family, etc.)

From positive relationships

Use our abilities 

Deal with life's challenges


Mental Health Benefits

① Reduces Mental Fatigue

Phones, Netflix binges, advertising, traffic... our brains rarely have time to switch off and normalize, which is exactly what they tend to do when we head outdoors

Reduces Stress

Just 20-30 mins/day spent outdoors in nature (or your garden) can significantly reduce cortisol levels and lower your stress levels.

③ Runners high 

this physiological feel-good phenomenon occurs as a result of our bodies releasing endorphins during exercises, such as walking or cycling.

④ Helps Fight Depression & Anxiety 

Spending time in nature has been shown to not only reduce the risk of becoming depressed but also mitigates the symptoms of depression for those already suffering from the illness.

⑤ Mood Elevation 

Exposure to natural light has recently been shown to be conducive to higher self-esteem and better moods. particularly when combined with "green exercise".

Why Is Mental Health Important

How we feel and think is central to the way we live our lives. just like our physical health, our mental health can have ups and downs.

Mental health is more important than physical set your mind and try to avoid the things that pressurize you. 

things are things and will not stay forever but health is wealth once you less mental health then it affects you physically and make you feel like the poorest person in the world and thereafter even your millions of dollars are worthless. 

Mental health is important because:

It affects your relationships with others:

Mental health problems lead to new problems with friends, family, law enforcement or school officials ( National Mental Health Association,1997)

It affects how you learn:

Your attentiveness 

Your concentration

Your classroom conduct

Your ability to organize

Your ability to communicate

What Is Mental Illness?

A mental health disorder is any disorder that causes a person to experience different behaviors than their norm or an altered mood or pattern of thinking.

thoughts, feelings, and/or behavior that are not typical of the person or appropriate within their society and/or culture.

Common Warning Signs Of Mental illness

diagnosing mental illness isn't a straightforward science. we can't test for it the same way we can test blood sugar levels for diabetes. each condition has its own set of unique symptoms, though symptoms often overlap. 

common signs and symptoms can include:

Feeling very sad or withdrawn for more than two weeks

Trying to harm or end one's life or making plans to do so 

Severs, out-of-control, risk-taking behavior that causes harm to self or others

Sudden overwhelming fear for no reason, sometimes with a racing heart, physical discomfort, or difficulty breathing

Significant weight loss or gain 

Seeing, hearing, or believing things that aren't real

Excessive use of alcohol or drug

A drastic change in mood, behavior, personality, or sleeping habits

Extreme difficulty concentrating or staying still 

◑ Intense worries or fears that get in the way of daily activities


 ✅ Good mental health can have a positive impact on the course of other illnesses, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Improving services for individuals with mental illnesses will require paying close attention to how mental health care and general medical care systems work together.

✅ While mental health and physical health are clearly connected, the transformed system will provide collaborative care to bridge the gap that non exists.

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