Mental Health | 2018 May Get Fit E-Newsletter
May is Mental Health Month with Get Fit!
What is Mental Health?
“Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.” –
8 Things We’re Doing Wrong For Our Mental Health (And How We Can Do Better)
If you stop and think about the daily routines a lot of us are carrying out these days, it seems like we’re doing a lot wrong. In fact, in many ways, it seems like we’re doing exactly the opposite of what we should be doing for our mental health. If we were doing everything right, depression wouldn’t have overtaken every other chronic illness as the number one cause of disability across the globe.
What Managers Can Do to Ease Workplace Stress
Study after study—and survey after survey—tell the same story: Modern workers feel stressed out on the job, and the stress is taking a toll on their sleep, health, relationships, productivity and sense of well-being.
Read more at SHRM
Let it go: Mental breaks after work improve sleep
If you’ve had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and relaxing after you punch out could net you a better night’s sleep.
Read more at Science Daily
Mental Health & Liver Health
Young adults with chronic liver disease are more likely to suffer from anxiety and/or depression compared to the general population.
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