MENTAL HEALTH

What is mental health

WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH?

Mental health is more than the absence of psychiatric conditions and the World Health Organisation WHO says there is no health without mental health. Mental health includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being, affecting how you think, feel, and act. It affects and influences your daily life and ability to balance the aspects of your …

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What is perfectionism?

WHAT IS PERFECTIONISM?

In a previous post, we shared how to get rid of perfectionism. But what is perfectionism and why would one want to get rid of it? After all, it sounds like a good thing to be perfect; moreover, it helps you become a high achiever. Perfectionism is the need for everything to be flawless, perfect …

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Signs of low self-esteem

SIGNS OF LOW SELF-ESTEEM

Self-esteem is basically your opinion about yourself. It encompasses how much you like and appreciate yourself and highly affects your overall self-worth which is the recognition that you are worthy of being loved. It’s important for you to be aware of the signs of low self-esteem which I’ll be sharing shortly. Low self-esteem is like …

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DEALING WITH LOW SELF-ESTEEM

Dealing with low self-esteem can be frustrating both for the person that is affected by it and those that he/she are in contact with. Self-esteem and self-worth are crucial aspects of your mental health and wellbeing. This is because they affect how you feel about yourself and the value that you place on yourself. This …

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Types of bullying

5 COMMON TYPES OF BULLYING

This article will address the 5 common types of bullying. Bullying is the tendency to deliberately cause harm, discomfort, or humiliate others repeatedly. Most often, the bully picks on people that are smaller, weaker, or vulnerable in some way. This vice potentially harms the self-esteem of the victim and may cause mental health disorders such …

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