This week marked World Mental Health Day as every 10 October, an event promoted by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO). Each year, a slogan is set for the campaign and the slogan for 2022 is: “Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority”.
During adulthood, it is important to know how to deal with mental health and the uncertainty of everyday life. Life is full of concerns and worries about the future. As human beings, we crave security and a sense of control over our lives, but fear and uncertainty can be emotionally draining. According to Lawrence Robinson and Melinda Smith, there are several tricks that can help:
- Focus on controlling those things that are in our control.
- Challenge our need for certainty.
- Learn to better tolerate, even accept, the inevitable uncertainty of life.
- Reduce our anxiety and stress levels.
To find out more about these tips, we recommend reading the following article: Dealing with Uncertainty – HelpGuide.org
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