Emotional health and emotional wellbeing are very important part of the overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their thoughts, feelings, reactions, and behaviors. They’re capable in coping with whatever life throws at them. They have the awareness to notice the problem and try to fix what didn’t feel right.
Most of times being emotionally healthy doesn’t mean you’re happy all the time. It means you’re aware of your emotions, those tiny little feelings that you get, sudden bursts of sadness, loneliness and so on. You can deal with them, whether they’re positive or negative. You can feel the feeling that emerges in your life, yet you know how handle it on your own.
Everyone has their own special way of dealing with setbacks, some seek therapy, others seek life coaches, start being active and go to the gym, engage in a group workshops. Everybody has their own style of coping, you just need to identify what is your way.
Research shows a link between an upbeat mental state and physical signs of good health. These include lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease,,, etc.
We have selected few methods to help you with whatever you are going through:
1- Sometimes stagnant energy has a huge effect and contributes on a big scale on your well-being both physically and mentally. Clutter and hoarding items in your room in a very un-organized way could lead to health problems as dust interferes with the quality of air you breathe, moreover it can attract more negative energy around and this energy would move in flow to you. So maybe you should take the time, to rearrange the room, In Feng Shui they say you must move 27 things that are arranged in a certain way, and this instantly would change the energy of the room.
2- Consider taking a day off social media, through your phone away for a while, We understand how sometimes it gets hard not to keep an eye on emails or important calls, but your brain sometimes needs a break from all of those things. So stop worrying about this email or that message. And be there for yourself.
3- Express your feelings in appropriate ways, maybe let people close to you know when something is bothering you. Keeping feelings of sadness or anger inside adds to stress. It can cause problems in your relationships and at work or school. Maybe you like to meet old friends, consider connecting with them and catch up on important life events.
4- Find purpose and meaning, something you are interested in, something you always wanted to achieve, Figure out what’s important to you in life, and focus on that. This could be your work, your family, volunteering, caregiving, or something else. Spend your time doing what feels meaningful to you. Write it down and stick it somewhere you can see it. Everyday spend a little bit of time imagining how it feels like to have this goal or thing achieved.
5- Stay positive and try to focus on the good things in your life. Maybe invest in a nice journal where you keep a track of the good things you are grateful for, The house you live in, the laptop you are reading this blog from, the coffee that is next to you, The family you have, the friends, You can start on few things and the list will not stop. Forgive yourself for making mistakes and forgive others. Spend time with healthy, positive people.