While mental health is as important as physical well-being, it often goes undiagnosed, under-acknowledged and brushed under the carpet. Pay attention to some of these common emotional and psychological imbalances, which you or your loved ones might be going through.
5 Steps To Mental Wellbeing
Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. While everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point, start taking it seriously when it begins to affect your daily life.
Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a condition that affects your moods, which can swing from one extreme to another.
Everyone has spells of feeling down, but depression is more than just spending a few days feeling sad or unhappy. It can make you feel persistently sad and down for weeks or months at a time.
Eating disorders are characterised by an abnormal attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating behaviour, making unhealthy choices with damaging results to their health.
Suicide is the act of intentionally ending your life. If you’re reading this because you have, or have had, thoughts about taking your own life, it’s important you ask someone for help.