Top 20 Doctor insights on: Mental emotional health

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Could you explain what is mental/ emotional health?

Could you explain what is mental/ emotional health?

Signs of emotional: Health: a general sense of well being, good friendships and relationships, positive work experiences, love of life, good communication skills, passionate about things you are doing, positive self esteem and self confidence, supportive of other's accomplishments are some signs of emotional health. ...Read more

Dr. Sherry Broadwell
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Emotional Health (Definition)

Emotional health is an important aspect of a person's overall well-being. Poor emotional health means problems such as anxiety, depression, ...Read more


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Can you tell me some bad things for your mental/emotional health?

Can you tell me some bad things for your mental/emotional health?

Mental Health: Poor interpersonal skills, poor diet, poor sleep habits, excess use of alcohol or other drugs, lack of exercise. Best. ...Read more

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Which are three ways that you can demonstrate healthy self-esteem and good mental/emotional health?

Take care of yoursel: So many possible answers! (1) the best way to show you care about yourself? Take care of yourself physically (eat right, exercise, sleep) (2) take inventory of those you willingly let into your life. Are they helping or harming you along your life journey? (3) as you plan goals for yourself, take stock of what you've already accomplished and pat yourself on the back. We rarely make time to do this. ...Read more

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How similar are mental and emotional health?

They same.: This is a matter of two phrases that mean the same thing. ...Read more

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What factors affect my mental and emotional health?

Mental Health: Genetics, biochemistry, hormones, medical disorders, life stressors, pharmaceutical agents, illegal substances and life conditions can all affect mental health. Clearly, the list is quite long and combinations of these factors can occur to people during their lives. If you are having problems seek out professional help. If there are no life problems see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your mental and emotional health?

How does your diet affect your mental and emotional health?

Food: Provides the basic building blocks for all of you chemistry including your brain. If you do not give your brain and body what they need to function, they will not do so. ...Read more

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How can thunderstorms affect your mental and emotional health?

Thunderstorms: Some find the anxiety of thunderstorms intolerable to a phobic level and seek psychotherapy to reduce anxiety. Others find thunderstorms to be fascinating, even exhilarating to experience, even to the point of walking around outside while they are occurring. It all depends on the person. ...Read more

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How does mental and emotional health affect lifestyle practices?

How does mental and emotional health affect lifestyle practices?

Lifestyle practices: Research shows a bidirectional relationship between mental/emotional health and lifestyle. Those who engage in healthier lifestyle practices tend to be more resilient to stressful events and healthy lifestyle practices may help prevent recurrence or onset of mental health symptoms. Conversely, severe mental health symptoms may interfere with one's ability to engage in healthy lifestyle practices. ...Read more

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What factors most strongly influence mental and emotional health?

Probably the most: Important factors for mental and emotional health are strong support systems made up of family, friends and community. We can overcome all kinds adversity in life when we have support systems. ...Read more

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How can you improve your mental and emotional health with exercise?

How can you improve your mental and emotional health with exercise?

Exercise: Exercise is a great place to channel mental stress and/or aggression. I would also submit that exercise releases the body's natural endorphins, that give feelings of well being and satiation, such as the tell-tale "runner's high." Try 20 minutes of walking briskly every day for a week, and see how the walking effects you. ...Read more

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How does independence affect someone's mental and emotional health?

How does independence affect someone's mental and emotional health?

Independence: This leads to self reliance which boosts confidence & esteem, motivation, & social coping skills. ...Read more

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How does social exclusion affect someone's mental and emotional health?

Self esteem: Largely we are social creatures by nature, and social exclusion leds many to feel like outcasts and/or less-than others. In my opinion, it greatly erodes self-esteem, as we need others to relate to and interact with as a safeguard against lonliness. One of the more interesting definitions of the purpose of life is to care for someone else. When this need is thwarted by whatever force, pain follows ...Read more

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Can giving or receiving apologies affect your mental and emotional health?

Can giving or receiving apologies affect your mental and emotional health?

Yes on both ends, it: Can improve mental and emotional health. Holding a grudge is stressful, leading 2 the build up of anger which is harmful 2 emotional and physical health. Accepting an apology releases that anger. Feeling remorse also leads 2 inner stress. Asking 4 and receiving forgiveness helps reduce this stress. Here's a post on anger 2 help understand this http://ow. Ly/LvfDY ...Read more

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How can exercises that improve your physical balance benefit your mental and emotional health?

How can exercises that improve your physical balance benefit your mental and emotional health?

Exercise: Exercise is a great place to channel mental stress and/or aggression. I would also submit that exercise releases the body's natural endorphins, that give feelings of well being and satiation, such as the tell-tale "runner's high." Try 20 minutes of walking briskly every day for a week, and see how the walking effects you. ...Read more

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How does motivation affect our mental and emotional health?

Motivation: It depends on what the person is motivated to do, and the context under which the behavior occurs. For example, the motivation to jump up and down and yell during a noisy basketball game could be considered normal. However, if this behavior takes place in a library, quite likely it would be considered abnormal and not emotionally healthy. ...Read more

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How important is it to maintain mental and emotional health?

Mental health: It is vital to remain in control of one's own emotions & behaviors so you can handle life's challenges, build strong relationships, and recover from setbacks. ...Read more

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What are the mental and emotional health benefits of gardening?

What are the mental and emotional health benefits of gardening?

Many: The gardener is literally in touch with the earth. The dedicated gardener experiences the life cycle of growth from beginning to end, cultivating mindful presence and affirming the pragmatic virtues of knowledge, planning, discipline, care and patience. Satisfaction comes when flowers bloom and fruits ripen. Taking care of ones garden is a powerful metaphor for wise living. ...Read more

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How does journaling affect someone's mental and emotional health?

Journaling is one: Way to process what you feel about events that occur in your life. Getting in touch with you emotions can help you cope with them, so journaling can help improve mental health. Many therapists encourage their clients to keep a journal and discuss the entries in sessions. ...Read more

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