7 Things That Harm Your Mental Health

Identifying some mental health pitfalls can be the first step towards improving your mental health. Your mental health requires as much attention as your physical health. It is important to look out for any habits of yours that may be negatively affecting your mental health. If you make an effort to recognize and eliminate such habits from your life, your mental health will certainly thank you for it. #mentalhealth If you need any online professional help, you can also try our partner BetterHelp too. They are always working to improve their services to be the leading online therapy platform. Use our link here 18+: http://betterhelp.com/Psych2Go http://betterhelp.com/Psych2Go Related Videos: 5 Signs Your Mental Health is Falling Apart https://youtu.be/2Aa-KTDTCEI 10 Mental Illness Signs You Should Not Ignore https://youtu.be/9B-wTp2PZH8 7 Silent Facts About People Struggling With Their With Mental illness https://youtu.be/nG1VpuLFAjA Writer: Monica Taing Script Editor: Rida Batool & Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: David Q YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References Al-Abri, M. A. (2015). Sleep Deprivation and Depression: A bi-directional association. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 15(1), e4. Dalgard, O. S., Dowrick, C., Lehtinen, V., Vazquez-Barquero, J. L., Casey, P., Wilkinson, G., … & ODIN group. (2006). Negative life events, social support and gender difference in depression. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 41(6), 444-451. Dweck, C. S. (2008). Mindset: The new psychology of success. Random House Digital, Inc… Epstein, N., & Eidelson, R. J. (1981). Unrealistic beliefs of clinical couples: Their relationship to expectations, goals and satisfaction. American Journal of Family Therapy, 9(4), 13-22. Joiner Jr, T. E., & Metalsky, G. I. (2001). Excessive reassurance seeking: Delineating a risk factor involved in the development of depressive symptoms. Psychological Science, 12(5), 371-378. Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2000). The role of rumination in depressive disorders and mixed anxiety/depressive symptoms. Journal of abnormal psychology, 109(3), 504. Do you have a mental health story you want to share? Comment below!



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  1. try to label triggering content and hide it behind a spoiler. In general at least make sure you hide mentions of suicide, self harm, violence, and sexual content.
  2. Don’t discuss specific plans to injure or kill yourself or others. Discussion of general ideation is acceptable.
  3. Avoid requesting or giving medical advice beyond personal experience. Describing how you personally managed a medication side effect, for instance, is fine.