Mental health refers to the way we think about things, how we feel and how we act on those feelings.
It is important to know that it is normal to have these feelings. However you are feeling, there are some healthy practices which can help you cope with your emotions.
Some emotions are easier to deal with than others. Learning to cope with these emotions in a positive way can help you live a happier and healthier life.
Some tips for minding your mental health include:
There are lots of ways to get your heart pumping!
Be around people who make you feel good for being you
Take some time out for meditation or relaxation
What we eat can impact on how we feel
It can help to write your feelings down
Remember, talking makes us stronger
If you feel that you are not coping well with your emotions, it can help to talk to an adult you trust. This might be a parent, an aunt or uncle, a neighbor, your school counsellor or a nurse or doctor.