How Good Mental Health Helps Tackle Almost Everything

Having problems at work? Can’t maintain long-lasting relationships? Have difficulty concentrating on school work? Fear not – dedicating time to develop and promote mental health has long-lasting benefits in all areas of life.

Why Mental Health is Important in Every Aspect of Life

Not everyone recognizes the importance of maintaining good mental health. Apart from the fact that sustaining mental health is a vital aspect of the overall well-being and functioning of every individual, finding and implementing methods to promote it is also equally important.

Good mental health is the basis for productivity and performance of individuals, both personally and within their communities. A mentally and emotionally healthy person understands his strengths and weaknesses, is able to cope effectively with stress, is more productive and efficient on a regular basis, and is capable of contributing positively to society.

Intentionally committing to improve mental health can profoundly help in dealing with chronic stress, which if left unchecked, can lead to a reduced concentration span and memory, misperceptions, exhaustion, anger and resentment, loss of humor, irrational fears and overall irritability. Moreover, constant stress and negativity can have severe adverse effects on the brain, which can also develop into mental health disorders.

Holistic Benefits of Mental Well-Being

Some of the overall benefits of maintaining mental health include:

  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved mood
  • Clearer and more creative thinking
  • A superior sense of calm or spiritual/inner peace
  • Enhanced self-esteem
  • Reduced risk of developing mental health disorders, such as PTSD and depression
  • Better understanding and maintenance of relationships
  • Improved cognitive performance
  • Enhanced academic and professional performance

Developing Resilience

A very important advantage of having good mental health is resilience. This basically means that you can cope with and easily tackle unexpected changes, difficulties and challenges in your life by using your superior mental and inner strength.

Resilience is extremely important to your mental health and is something that can be learned with practice and experience. But once mastered, this quality can help you handle almost anything life throws at you.

Mental Health and Physical Fitness

Improved mental health has been widely associated with enhanced levels of physical fitness. Fitness experts often stress on the benefits of distinctly and intentionally taking care of your body, which has now been established to promote mental and spiritual health as well. Benefits of mental health attained through physical fitness include sharper memory and thinking, better self-esteem, improved sleep, enhanced energy, and increased brain activity.

What’s more is that exercise, or any form of physical regimen, is a preventative activity for developing and maintaining physical and mental health. For instance, if you strengthen your body at the right age, you are likely to have a less stressful and painful aging process. Similarly, strengthening mental health can help avoid the harmful effects of prolonged stress and negatively that we gather with age.

Advocating Mental Health

Promoting mental health is an important part in maintaining it. It comprises of various approaches, all with the intention of creating a positive impact on mental health. This can include programs and schemes to create better living conditions and an overall supportive environment that allows people to embrace and maintain healthier lifestyles.


If you’re facing mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, don’t attach stigma to it. Remember that you are not alone and are not mentally handicapped. Our professional counselors at Happiness Coach can help you train your mind to release all the painful, stress-causing and pessimistic thoughts that cloud your mind.

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    A counselling psychologist by profession, Abs specialises in addressing mental health concerns of adolescents, young adults, and adults including stress & time management, relationship counselling, substance abuse, domestic violence, perinatal problems, depression, loneliness, anxiety, sexual issues, identity crisis and work issues, among others. She believes that therapy can hold different experiences & meanings for each individual, thus using an eclectic approach with her clients.

    Aditya’s passion lies in Career and Business Strategy. He loves Supporting executives and professionals with career obstacles such as self regulation, goal directed persistence, task initiation, planning/prioritization, role transition, organization and time management.

    His clients share from the experience about their coaching engagement  that they feel his coaching is an experience that is engaging, highly energizing and making learning fun. He has a strong determination to offer something different, with the intention of helping others succeed in their walks of life.

    His accreditations includes him being an Associate Certified Coach (ACC- ICF),Brave Spirit Icon 2017 I Youth Icon Recipient 2016 I National Service Excellence Award 2016 I National Education Award 2015 

    His experience includes 50,000+ hours that involves facilitation/presentation/training/consulting on a wide variety of topics globally across Dubai, Sri Lanka, UK, Canada, Indonesia, Australia, USA. He has successfully engaged with over 1,00,000+ participants from diverse backgrounds working on a national and international assignment since 2014.