It’s World Mental Health Day until the 10th and I thought I would give you a heads up as a part of my Causes of Stress series. Since my work revolves around performance, productivity, stress resilience and health and energy, mental health is at the centre of it all so it is a good time to reflect on it and to share with you something to help make sure that yours is optimal.
You see, we all have mental health. The question is not whether you have it but in what condition it’s in. Would you describe yours as Optimal? Functional? Variable? Or On the Floor? There are three main components to mental ill-health:
Of course, it isn’t as simple as that but it’s a really good start. There will be times when you feel you can do anything, but there will be times when you do feel stressed, depressed or anxious and each day feels like you’re wading through treacle, with weights on your ankles and a monkey on your back.Continue reading