Are you able to cope with loss? Are you able to recover from stressful life events? Are you able to effectively carry out social activities in a positive manner? If so, you are likely practicing Emotional Wellness.
What is Emotional Wellness?
“Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times” (NIH.GOV, 2022).
Why is Emotional Wellness Important?
Possessing the ability to effectively manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can positively impact the successfulness of carrying out daily social activities. Ultimately, helping to improve mental health.
How Can Someone Practice Emotional Wellness?
Practicing Emotional Wellness includes but is not limited to:
- getting good rest
- routinely using relaxation exercises
- becoming more aware of the present moment
- building resiliency and coping skills
- cultivating relationships
If you would like to learn more about how you can practice Emotional Wellness, contact us today!
Emotional Wellness Toolkit. (2022, August 8). National Institute of Health (NIH). https://www.nih.gov/health-information/emotional-wellness-toolkit.
Joint Base San Antonio. (2016, October, 25). Members encouraged to stay fit-to-fight during National Emotional Wellness Month. https://jbsa.mil/News/News/Article/985962/members-encouraged-to-stay-fit-to-fight-during-national-emotional-wellness-month/.