Being a parent is no easy task, but being a parent of a child who has a mental illness can be even more difficult. Taking care a child with a mental illness can be a lot of work and extremely stressful. When taking care of a child with a mental illness it is important that the parents also remembers to take care of themselves as well. Here are so self-care tip for parents of children with mental illness.
Our psychological habits come from out personalities and emotional make-ups. Our psychological habits included things such as: how we interpret events, thoughts that run through our head, and how we think the world works. There are some psychological habits that can cause us to become bitter over time.
Mental illness is a topic that a lot of people don't know a lot about. There is a stigma on mental illness, and people develop their views of mental illness based on that. A common mental health stigma is that it's all in the person's head, and if that it's all mind over matter. For some people this may be the case. However, for most people dealing with mental illness this is not the case. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has a list of some scientific studies, that suggest mental illnesses are a biological, physical condition.
We as humans, have so many thoughts per day, and these thoughts contribute to our emotional state. Theses thoughts can also affect our daily behavior. Our brains are very powerful, and can control how we are feeling. There comes a point where we have to learn how to control our brains so we don't overthink everything, and so our thoughts aren't affecting us negatively. However, this is much easier said than done. Amy Morin, a contributor writer for Psychology Today says, "Everyone experience unhelpful, unrealistic, and exaggeratedly negative thoughts at on time or another." Morin also notes 6 mental habits that can limit your success.
Our brains are a very powerful organ in our body. It controls everything that we do. Sometimes it might feel like our brain has a little too much control. There are time where we have to learn how to have more control over our brains. Ayodeji Awosika, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, says there are some changes you can make in mindset that can help change your quality of life.
When a new year rolls around most people's resolutions are revolved around their physical health. Although physical health is really important, it is also important to to take a look at our mental health. Even if you don't suffer from a mental illness/disorder, it is important to focus on your mental well-being. Here are some tips on how to improve your mental health in 2016.
Self-doubt and self-defeating habits and ruin our self-confidence. There ware things we unknowingly do that can kill our confidence. If we were to just pay attention to some of the things we do, and focus on changing old habits, we could have more confidence in ourselves. Melanie Greenberg Ph.D, a contributor writer for Psychology Today says there are six main mental health habits that ruin our confidence.