Getting older brings its share of challenges, and you may find it difficult to stay mentally healthy and strong at times.
Mental health is a major part of your overall wellbeing. Good self-esteem and feeling confident are good indicators that you probably have good mental health. Being mentally healthy helps to establish and maintain healthy relationships.
Mental health issues can arise due to:
There are plenty of things you can do to improve your mental health and wellbeing including:
- eating well
- getting enough sleep
- exercising regularly
- spending time with friends and family
- sharing feelings with others
- doing enjoyable and relaxing activities
- volunteering and helping others.
For information on where to get help and to read the full article please visit http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/older-person-mental-health or http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/