Mental health is an essential, integral part of one's health. We should understand each other, moreover we should support, motivate each other. Money, fame, etc. are nothing in comparison to your mental health. It is utmost important to covey what you feel or consult somebody.
In this article we'll cover what is mental health, mental illness and symptoms of depression. We're not experts nor any advisor. But, yes this would surely help someone to identify and come over your problems.
What is mental health?
Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.
What is mental illness?
Due to mental illness, a person thinks abnormally which leads to change in behaviour or in simple words, way of thinking, talking & action of a person get changed and drifts apart from the normal. Effect on mental health occurs because of many activities like:
- Financial problem
- Physical health issue
- Relationship issue
- Over thinking
- Society's reaction towards an individual
Mental illnesses in the younger generation are often ignored which in future will become a challenging problem to overcome.
Symptoms of Depression:
- Upset stomach
- Feeling low, worthless, hopeless, irritable & angry
- Sleeping & eating disorders
- Loss of interest in daily routine including sex, work activities, etc.
- Negative thoughts like self-harm or suicide
An individual needs to overcome from mental illness to achieve desired goals in life which can be helped with following measures:
Consulting a mental health expert is an extremely important and effective way to deal with mental illnesses and is often ignored owing to the stigma associated with it, one must help others and oneself to get over the stigma, seek help and move towards a healthy mental life.
- Share your thoughts with family, friends & love ones
- Learn to express feelings
- Spending time with nature
As member of society we too have some social responsibilities. One should help such peoples to overcome mental illness. Provide support through social media, phone talks, events, reporting of misbehave activities.
A small step towards happy life...