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Importance of Mental Health for Well-Being


Dr Subhashish Biswas (Associate Prof.Mathematics)


Mental health involves inner emotional and communal comfort. It works on or affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps to control how we grip stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is very important at every stage of life, from childhood to teens, and adulthood. If you ever experienced mental health problems, your sensible, frame of mind and behavior can be pretentious.

The WHO declares that mental health is “More than just the truancy of mental mess or affliction” Apex mental health is not only about controlling active surroundings but also looking after happening agility and happiness.

Signs of Mental Health Problems

When mental health is negotiated, it is not always clear to the single or those around them. Although, there is various alert sign to keep an eye out for:

  • An observable depletion in energy levels.
  • A change in eating routine, whether over or under-eating.
  • Existence increased isolation and shying aside.
  • Feeling continuing hopelessness.
  • Give oneself up to alcohol, tobacco, or other stuff more than usual.
  • Confused thinking or decreased capacity to concentrate or focus.
  • Sleeping patterns may change to sleeping too much or too little, as compared to the previous sleep routine.
  • Many people with mental health conditions will find it hard to understand or relate to others.

Causes of Mental Health Issues

The study of mental health is fairly current in human history, so we don’t still know everything about what causes the mental disorder. Although, experts have pinpointedseveral possible causes. These involve genetic, emotional, and environmental factors. These factors put up the development of mental health problems.

  • Childhood abuse, wounding or ignoring.
  • Experiencing distinction and disgrace as well as xenophobia or racialism.
  • The social downside, poverty, or bill.
  • Sadness, deprivation, or losing someone close to you.
  • Serious or deep-rooted stress.
  • Homelessness or poor background.
  • Domestic violence, intimidation,or another misuse as an adult.
  • Trauma like fighting, being involved in serious happening in which you feared for your life.
  • According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 50% of all mental disorder is caused by inherited genetic or biological factors.

Some Important Steps to Maintain Mental Health and Well-Being

Mental health is so important to common health. It is very important to take care of your mental health. Whatever situation you are in and whenever you are non-violent, you have the power to take care of your mental health.

Talk to someone with whom you have trust:

Talking to someone about your belief even if a friend, a family member, a colleague, or a workmate. You may feel better if you are suitable to frankly share what you are to carry through with someone who cares for you and can understand you.

If you are living far from them, then do video, message, and phone call and talk honestly with them and share your feelings. It makes you feel light inside and may it help you to relax in your mind.

Take care of your physical health:

Eat a healthy and balanced diet and be engaged for at minimum 30 minutes daily, dancing, drawing, painting, yoga, cycling, or gardening. Make secure to get sufficient sleep. Taking wariness of your physical health helps to boost your mental health.

Do Activities:

Try to do activities that you enjoy like cooking for yourself or for someone you love, playing with your pet, walking in the park, reading a book, watch a film or series. Having a systematic or well-organized daily routine with activities that make you feel enjoyable will help you to maintain good mental health.

Keep away from harmful substances:

Don’t use and don’t be addictedto dangerous substances like drugs, kava, alcohol, or tobacco. However, these may appear to help you feel good or better in the shortterm but they can make you feel worse or unfortunate in the long run or unfortunately. These are also harmful and can bring you at risk of diseases or injuries.

Focus on the world around you:

Free yourself of continuously swishing thoughts by reuniting yourself with where you are at this moment in time. Take a deep breath and feel your feet grounded on the floor. Cut the connection that bothers you and makes the reason for your mental disorder. Be with someone and somewhere where your heart feels happy and your mind has peace. Avoid jealousy and selfishness.

Look for professional help:

If you feel you cannot survive the anxiety that you facing then look for professional help by contacting your local mental health helpline or getting in touch with your doctor.


“Always remember sometimes it’s okay to not be okay, believe in yourself. Whenever you feel alone and empty know that God is present in this space with you. God’s plans for you are greater than your disappointments”

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