It's ok to not be ok.
2020 has proved to be one of the toughest years for all of us and it's important to take time to care for your mental health and those around you.
World Mental Health Day
Lockdown, job uncertainty and many other challenges have impacted a lot of people's mental health this year more than ever. Prioritising mental health has never been more important.
What is Mental Health?
Whether you refer to mental health as wellbeing or emotional health it's just as important as your physical health and can impact us greatly, having good mental health means you can
- Cope with daily life
- Make the most of your potential
- Play a full part in relationships at work, with friends and family
At times all of us experience negative emotions such as stress, feeling frightened or sad and most of the times these feelings pass. Sometimes they develop into a more serious problem and this can happy to any of us. As our circumstances change throughout life, so can our mental health.
Often people feel they cannot talk about how they are feeling, there is a stigma attached to mental health and they worry they will be viewed as weak. It's really important to know that feelings like this are normal and it's important to talk about how you feel with someone you trust.
We've compiled a list of helpful resources for you,