As with physical health, there are some mental “healthy basics” that will be beneficial to most people. These healthy basics include awareness, acceptance, and compassion. Another healthy basic is balancing mental rest with mental activity – giving your mind space to wander and refresh while offering plenty of engagement opportunities, like learning, socializing, or getting into a creative flow.
When many people think of mental health, they think of stress. In truth, stress is a key player in this pillar of whole-person health.