Mental health is an important part of our overall health, and throughout our lives most of us will experience ups and downs. Just as positive thinking or an optimistic attitude can have a big impact on both our physical and mental health, life’s stressors such as difficult events or circumstances, or work or relationship issues can negatively impact our mental health.
During this year’s Mental Health Week (May 7 – 13), the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is focusing its attention to #GetLoud about what mental health really is and how we can support ourselves and others.
Mental well-being is about finding balance, feeling good about things, and effectively managing life’s highs and lows. To maintain good mental well-being, there are tools available to help us cope with difficult situations and the many challenges we face. Here are a few ways we can improve our overall mental health:
This week, let’s focus on the fact that we all have mental health and let’s #GetLoud in support of positive mental well-being. For more information visit https://mentalhealthweek.ca.