On this World Mental Health Day 2018, in these crazy times we are living in, it is key to stop and take a breath and plan ways to take care of you. If you are struggling with your mental wellness, please know there is help and if you are unsure of where to turn, feel free to reach out to these local services:
Always feel free to connect to our in house Psychotherapist Carly Crawford, RP and she may help direct you.
We are all exceptionally busy these days ….
We sometimes forget to just stop and look around and make connections to those around us or even to just take stock of where we are at in the moment, how we ourselves are doing. It is easy to get caught up in doing the do’s, the list will never end so it is vital that we just take a breath and actually try to build a healthy social network of support. Take a read about the importance of a social connection.
According to the World Health Organization, mental health is defined as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.”
Take a peek at these tools for encouraging everyday mental wellness.
If you are concerned about your state of mind and wondering about the signs/symptoms of depression or something more significant than just the day to day overwhelm, please visit https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/depression for more information.
“The only thing more exhausting than having a mental illness is pretending that you don’t.” #mindfullittlewords
Take Care of You.