What is Mental Health?

Health is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” It is important to recognize that this interconnectedness of physical, mental and social well-being is what constitutes a healthy human being. When any one of these components […]

Read More

Getting a good night's rest

What Contributes to Mental Health?

Mental health and mental illness are not static; they change over time depending on many factors. According to the World Health Organization, mental or psychological well-being is influenced not only by individual characteristics or attributes, but also by the socio-economic circumstances and the broader environment we live in. Individual attributes and behaviours These make up […]

Read More

How Mentally Fit Are You?

  Assessing our mental health is not as simple as measuring our physical health. There are no scales or endurance tests that rate mental fitness. Understanding the characteristics that make up good mental health can help us determine how mentally fit we are. Here are some real-life examples: Ability to enjoy life You’ve just become […]

Read More