Wellbeing relates to both our physical and mental state – i.e. our general health, how we are feeling and how we cope with day-to-day life. Poor physical health can certainly impact on our mental health and vice versa e.g. when our mental health is poor we can develop psychosomatic conditions such as migraine headaches, skin disorders and IBS. Poor mental health has also been linked to more serious health conditions such as high blood pressure and heart disease.
Taking care of our mental wellbeing enables us to:
Taking the following steps to look after our mental health can help improve our overall wellbeing: