Although many people tend to
downplay mental health, emotional well-being is an important part of the
overall health of the human being.
Moreover, WHO clarifies that the
expanding utilization of online advancements – which the world wellbeing
association (who) characterizes emotional wellness as a “condition of
prosperity in which the individual understands
their own latent capacity, can adapt
to theusing information from the world wellbeing measurements database of the
world wellbeing association and canadian crucial insights (1991 and
1996)undoubtedly brings numerous advantages
can likewise produce extra strains, as the association with virtual systems is developing whenever of day or night.
As well as exercising and taking
care of physical health, it is necessary to have habits that promote the
control of good thoughts, feelings and behaviors in the face.
Today is World Mental Health Day and
this 2018 the theme is: “Young people and mental health in a world of
WHO notes that half of mental
illnesses begin before age 14, but most cases are not detected or treated.
He points out that in adolescence
and the early years of adulthood there are many changes that for some are
exciting, but for others they can be a cause of
stress or apprehension that if in
some cases they are not recognized and controlled, these feelings can cause
mental illness .
Vargas explains that mental
illnesses or disorders are alterations that occur in an individual, emotional,
cognitive or behavioral, in which different processes such as thinking,
perception, emotion, motivation, cognition, awareness
are affected , behavior and others; causing difficulties to the person in his adaptation to the cultural and environment in which he lives, in addition to subjective discomfort.
The specialists point out that there is no specific cause that produces the appearance of mental illnesses, most are triggered by the sum of multiple factors: genetic, biological and psychological
that refers to events or
circumstances of life that can cause significant stress in a person, and
intervene in the appearance of these diseases in these subjects already
Globally, depression is one of the
most frequent mental disorders and, according to WHO, it is one of the main
causes of disability that affects some 300 million people in
In Cochabamba, depression is also
one of the mental disorders that occurs most frequently.
He explains that in many cases it is
difficult to realize when mental health begins to decline, especially because
the changes occur gradually and insidiously, but there are some signs
that can give the alert according to
the American organization Change Direction.
Someone gradually or suddenly
changes his personality and behaves in ways that do not fit his way of being.
He does not behave as he normally
Irritability and strong character
can be signs that something is wrong.
In extreme cases, these
characteristics may prevent the affected person from sleeping or provoke
uncontrollable attacks of anger.
It should not be confused with the
normal behavior of an introvert, but it is the change in a person’s
Start drinking more, use drugs or
put aside personal hygiene.
If someone who used to be optimistic
finds no reason to be well, has a very negative look, thoughts of
worthlessness, sadness, guilt or even suicide is a sign that
Therefore, it is important to
develop and encourage the practice of habits that help maintain a balanced mental
health and that promote a healthier life.
1. Take care of the habits of rest,
food and use of technology
It is necessary to sleep well, from
seven to eight hours a day, because lack of sleep can make it difficult to
It is important to have a healthy
and balanced diet that includes more fruits, vegetables and foods that are
beneficial for the brain (such as nuts and spinach) and the body.
The advice you can give and hugs or
words of comfort are very beneficial for your health.
They also advise limiting the use of
cell phones, tablets and computers.
Daily physical health stimulates the
brain to produce endorphins or natural hormones.
Both will make one feel good, be
less prone to depression and much more communicative.
The trick is to “grab” the
taste of the exercises.
Try to perform physical activity
every day according to your possibilities.
2. Share your problems and don’t isolate yourself
Many people prefer to isolate
themselves and not share their problems to avoid talk.
While it is not advisable to tell all personal problems, telling them to a trusted friend or relative is very beneficial.