3 Boosters for Better Mental Health

2019-05-31T21:45:40+00:00Mental Health|

Characteristics of Mental Health Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. It includes how you feel about yourself and how you adjust to life events. However, the National Mental Health Association cites 10 characteristics of people who are mentally healthy. They feel good about themselves most of the time Usually, they do not become overwhelmed by emotions, such as fear, anger, love, jealousy, guilt, or anxiety. Have lasting and satisfying personal relationships. Feel comfortable with other people. Can laugh at themselves and with others. Have respect for themselves and for others even if there are differences. Able to accept life’s disappointments. Can meet life’s demands and [...]

5 Habits of Mind for Healthy Relationships! (Part 2)

2017-08-19T15:44:01+00:00Relationships|

Good mental health can be illusive! And our thoughts and perceptions of events or words strongly influence our emotions and behaviors Last week we said that how we interpret or give meaning to events, circumstances or conversations with others can determine how we feel and act. Our emotions and behaviors do not depend on these events by themselves, but by practicing healthy mental habits we can We also looked at the first 2 of 5 mental habits couples can practice in order to improve their relationships and influence their partner for a more positive and healthy connection:  Habit 1: Choices! Change the Self Talk Our choices of our thoughts about [...]

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