“You don’t have to control your thoughts, just stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman
Life in the fast-paced 21st century is all about accomplishments, achievements, and more. No time to pause, no time to stop, no time to breathe. This race leaves behind emotional and mental health that most people ignore.
In general, people are concerned with maintaining their physical health. People often need to take their mental state into account. Human superior cognitive abilities make humans superior to other animals. Humans have been able to control life thanks to their highly developed brains. Therefore, it is imperative that we all maintain our physical and mental health. Better performance and results depend equally on physical and mental health.
The Importance of Mental Health
Emotionally healthy and stable people always feel alive, fully alive, and can easily cope with emotionally challenging events. It is vital to be physically and mentally strong. Mental health is a very personal issue, but while what affects one person may or may not affect another, there are several important factors that contribute to mental health problems. Our fitness level is strongly influenced by various emotional factors such as fear, anger, negative thoughts, despair and violence. Mental health is implied by the term “mental fitness.” That means it makes us feel better about how we feel, think and act, making life easier to appreciate. It helps you become more self-determined.
Adverse Effects of Mental Health
We can get sick mentally just as we get sick physically. Mental instability that involves changes in emotions, thoughts, and behaviour is called a mental illness. Reactions to stress and events can lead to mental illness. Genetic problems, physiological imbalances, child abuse or trauma, social poverty, physical ill health, etc. can also play a role. Mental illness can be cured. By seeking help from experts in the field or adopting positive attitudes and lifestyle changes to beat the disease.
The Critical Role of Schools and Education in Protecting the Mental Health of Students
One of the most important functions of schools and education is to protect the mental health of boys and girls, as children are at significant risk of developing mental health disorders. It can also interfere with the teen’s ability to grow properly and develop various emotional and social skills. Such problems in teenagers can be caused by many things. The two most important factors that have the greatest impact are feelings of inferiority and insecurity. This can be prevented by teaching children to always believe in themselves.
The mind is one of the most powerful organs in the body and regulates the function of all other organs. increase. When our mind becomes unstable, it affects the entire functioning of our body. Being physically and emotionally fit is the key to success in all areas of life. Regular fitness activities such as yoga, meditation, and morning walks have all been shown to be effective treatments for mental health problems.
A healthy diet and adequate sleep are also essential. On average, a person needs 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Being tired but unable to sleep is evidence of poor mental health. In addition to physical fatigue, excessive work can sometimes lead to severe mental fatigue. As a result, they experience insomnia (the inability to fall asleep). Another sign is anxiety.Everyone should strive to maintain a balance of physical and mental health and should seek appropriate support if either deteriorates.
- Blog By
Ms. Shraddha Bhatnagar
The Indian Public School – Trichy.
November, 24 2022 | In Blog