Emotional health, let me show you how to deal with it to achieve a long happy and healthy life.
The more time and energy you invest in your overall well being, the stronger you will be.
Do you know you have to work on keeping your emotions healthy – just like you have to work to keep a healthy body?
I have learnt through years of hard work that you can’t just expect emotional health to happen, you have to work on it.
First of all, your health refers to your overall psychological well-being.
It includes the way you feel about yourself, your relationships, and how you manage your feelings and deal with difficulties.
It’s not just about not having something like depression or anxiety, but about having positive characteristics.
The difference is that people with good emotional health have an ability to bounce back from adversity.
They have resilience.
They have tools for coping with difficult situations and maintaining a positive outlook.
Building resilience involves maintaining flexibility and balance in your life as you deal with stressful circumstances and traumatic events.
This happens in several ways, including:
- Letting yourself experience strong emotions, and also realizing when you may need to avoid them to continue functioning.
- Deal with your problems and meeting demands, but also stepping back to rest and re-energize yourself.
- Spending time with loved ones to gain support.
- Relying on others, and also relying on yourself.
As I found out when I started working out, physical health is connected to mental and health and being healthy emotionally.
The mind and the body are linked.
When you improve your physical health, you’ll automatically experience greater mental and emotional well-being.
For example, exercise not only strengthens our heart and lungs, but also releases endorphins, powerful chemicals that energize us and lift our mood.
Exercise to relieve stress and lift your mood.
Exercise is a powerful antidote to stress, anxiety, and depression.
So, exercise, make sure you get enough rest, learn about nutrition and stick to a healthy eating plan.
If you eat garbage, how can you expect to feel good?
In addition, don’t let stress and negative emotions build up.
Try to maintain a balance between your daily responsibilities and the things you enjoy.
If you take care of yourself, you’ll be better prepared to deal with challenges if and when they arise.
Limit unhealthy mental habits like worrying and get rid of negative thoughts about yourself and the world that drain your energy, and trigger feelings of anxiety, fear, and depression.
Manage your stress. Healthy Living Tips.
Stress takes a heavy toll on emotional health, so it’s important to keep it under control.
We can’t avoid stress totally, but stress management can help you bring things back into balance.
Connect to others in a real, meaningful way. Make spending time with people you enjoy a priority.
If you find it difficult to connect to others or to maintain fulfilling, long-term relationships, you may benefit from raising your emotional intelligence.
Emotional intelligence allows us to communicate clearly, “read” other people, and resolve conflicts.
If you’ve made consistent efforts to improve your mental and emotional health and you still don’t feel good – then it’s time to seek professional help.
Our childhood experiences can impact how we live everyday of our life.
When is it time to seek help?
Here are some signs:
- Inability to sleep.
- Feeling down, hopeless, or helpless most of the time.
- Concentration problems that are interfering with your work or home life.
- Using smoking, overeating, drugs, or alcohol to cope with difficult emotions.
- Negative or self-destructive thoughts or fears that you can’t control.
- Thoughts of death or suicide. *
If this sounds like you, make an appointment with a mental health professional – and the sooner, the better.
It’s much easier to overcome a mental or emotional problem if you deal with it while it’s small, rather than waiting until it’s a major problem.
Learn to control your emotional health to go and reach and long and happy healthy life.
* Source: American Psychological Association
Emotional Health Quote
So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.
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