Paying More Attention To Your Mental Health
As we continue to move forward with every passing year, society will come to appreciate the importance of mental health. This is because with every passing decade, societal events seem to be getting worse; I’m not being pessimistic, just realistic. How much longer will people continue to experience adverse events in society and not have an honest conversation with themselves about their mental health?
I predict that society will shift its focus more from physical ailments onto mental ones. Genetics we can’t control, but a great diet, a sound sleep hygiene and a consistent exercise routine are things we have heard of over a million times; in other words, we already know what we need to do to stay physically healthy and fit. But can the same be said about our mental health? Do we really know how to stay mentally health?
If we do, then why have mental health cases increased during this coronavirus pandemic? Because we have no clue how to stay mentally health! We have a pandemic hit and CNN and Fox News pounding more negative news into our minds, leaving us nervous, worried, anxious and some even psychotically-destined! Most of us have not even encountered this virus and have never developed any physical symptoms, yet our mental health has taken a hit!
Has anyone ever stepped back to think that maybe the real target of this virus was not our physical health but our mental? The body is very sturdy and can survive many physical ailments; if it weren’t, we wouldn’t have survived as humans to see the year 2020. But our mind is weaker than our body because it’s vulnerable to fear, manipulation and confusion; through control of the mind, our body slowly breaks down.
It’s time to wake up and pay more attention to your thoughts. It’s time to pay more attention to what you feed your mind. It’s time to pay more attention to what sources of information you rely on. It’s time to pay more attention to what you are reading. It’s time to pay more attention to your emotions because they always stem from your thoughts first. It’s time to pay more attention to your environment. It’s time to pay more attention to your dreams.
It’s time to pay more attention.
Are you Ready? (This is Defeating Stigma Mindfully)