What thoughts do you have when you hear the words “mental well-being”? Yes, this phrase has many connotations.
- People who are not normal or strange.
- Mental illness is not something to be ashamed of or hidden from the public.
- Referring specifically to issues of incapacity mind and behavior
- A term to describe madness, insanity or weird people.
- Pathologies like depression, schizophrenia.
- You could also contact the Mental Health Department at your State’s Health Department.
The World Health Organization defines mental wellbeing as “an individual’s ability to recognize and use his or her abilities, to cope with life’s normal stresses and to be productive and productive, and able to contribute to the community.” “
That phrase isn’t the first thing many people associate with it.
Problem is part of the name’mental health’. It conjures images of illness. The word health is actually the opposite of sickness. Health is the state of being healthy.
It is used to denote a state of mental health or a lack of mental disorders. The discipline of holism mental wellness or positive psychology may define it as the ability to enjoy life and achieve a balance between daily life activities and psychological resilience.
The problem lies in how the term is used – it doesn’t accurately define what it means
Maybe mental wellbeing or wellness means more than encouraging or doing something for your own inner well-being.
Mental health can also be defined by the absence of a major psychological condition (for instance, one of these diagnoses in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, IV). However, positive psychology evidence suggests that mental well-being is more than just the absence of a particular mental disorder. People’s mental health can be affected by their education, social, cultural and physical environment.
We live in a society which takes great care to our physical health. Look at the amazing technological, pharmaceutical, research and medical advances that are made every day.
Consider all the resources that we have at our disposal for physical well-being – weight loss and diets; gyms and exercise programs; fitness activities; sports, obesity concerns; nutritional supplements.
Yet, where is the equivalent education or push for mental wellness? While we take every precaution to avoid injury, infection and organic conditions (e.g. However, we are quick to take precautions to avoid infections, injury, and other organic conditions (e.g.
How do you look after your inner health? You should take care of it.
This is critical when you consider how depression and anxiety affect so much of the population, not to mention other serious mental illnesses.
Is mental well-being as important in families as physical health? While many people are well versed in good physical fitness, few of us know enough about good mental health.
A state without a functioning mental health unit is not a state.
We have lost sight of the importance of holistic approaches to our lives, bodies and society. We are too quick to compartmentalize, and we put mental health in the wrong place or ignore it.
We’ve ‘abnormalized mental health’ instead of considering it important for our well-being and a normal aspect of life.
People with severe mental illnesses are still considered normal. Deaf people or injured people are also considered normal.