Our social health is another one of the dimensions of health that work together to support our overall wellbeing. This dimension is actually one of the three pillars of the World Health Organisation’s definition of health that was constructed all the way back in 1948, and has stayed as a key dimension of health today.Continue reading “Enhancing our social health”
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Sense of Belonging
The last two posts here on You Matter Too were about strengthening connections and having a strong support network. These all enhance our ability to feel like we belong. A sense of belonging is another key component of our overall health and well-being. A sense of belonging is a feeling that you are accepted, supportedContinue reading “Sense of Belonging”
Previously, I have talked about the connections we develop with each other and how that can enhance and support our mental health (Strengthening Connections). From strengthening these connections, we can develop a strong support network. A support network can simply be defined as people in your life that can help you. These are people thatContinue reading “Support Networks”
One thing that is really important when it comes to enhancing our mental health is often overlooked. It is the connections (or relationships) that we have with others. Strong connections give us the feeling of being supported……..safe. They can form the foundation of our overall well being. When we go through tough times, knowing thatContinue reading “Strengthening Connections”
What can we do?
A key aspect to help develop our mental health and wellbeing is to keep learning. Embrace ongoing education and become lifelong learners. As with all dimensions of our health, we can put things into practice that support the growth and development of our mental health. There are so many daily practices that we may takeContinue reading “What can we do?”