Why Consider improving your emotional health?
People worry about their physical health all the time. You always see advertisements for products that have you obsessing over whether you are too fat or too skinny. It seems that just about everyone is concerned about his or her appearance
The American Freshman Survey of 2014 shows 10% of incoming freshmen starting college reported being “frequently depressed”. Only half of those students polled reported that they believed their emotional health was above average.
The emotionally healthy person does not magically go through life without having emotional ups and downs. However, when problems arise, as they do in all of our lives, an emotionally healthy individual doesn’t let that event or situation ruin his life.
Poor emotional health also leads to general unhappiness, possible depression, a lack of control over one’s life and poor social health.
Poor emotional health also leads to chronic stress. Stress is a known factor in 5 out of the 6 leading causes of death – cancer and stroke, heart disease and lower respiratory disease, and even accidents.
Poor emotional health leads to stress, which leads to mental health problems and physical health issues that can literally kill you.
Poor emotional health also leads to general unhappiness, possible depression, body aches and pains and a general lack of control over one’s life.