Blog By: Aishwarya Ghumekar
People with good mental health tend to be happier human beings and happiness leads to good health.
The connection between our mind and body is really important. A good mind endures good health and vice versa. How do you define a good emotional health?
People with good emotional health are aware of their thoughts. They are aware of the things that pushes them in a stressful environment and tells them how to cope up with it.
How can my emotions affect my health?
Your body responds to the way you think, feel and act. This is often called the “mind/body connection.” When you are stressed, anxious or upset, your body tries to tell you that something isn’t right. For example, high blood pressure or a stomach ulcer might develop after a particularly stressful event, such as the death of a loved one. The following can be physical signs that your emotional health is out of balance:
Back pain, change in appetite, chest pain, constipation or diarrhea, dry mouth, extreme tiredness, general aches and pains, headaches ,high blood pressure ,Insomnia (trouble sleeping)
Poor emotional health can weaken your body’s immune system, making you more likely to get colds and other infections during emotionally difficult times. Also, when you are feeling stressed, anxious or upset, you may not take care of your health as well as you should. You may not feel like exercising, eating nutritious foods or taking medicine that your doctor prescribes. Abuse of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs may also be a sign of poor emotional health.
How to keep a rapport of your health and mind?
It is important to take care of yourself by getting enough sleep, eating healthy foods, not getting your body used to drug and alcohol.
Calm your mind and body. Relaxation methods, such as meditation, are useful ways to bring your emotions into balance. Meditation is a form of guided thought. It can take many forms. For example, you may do it by exercising, stretching or breathing deeply. Ask your family doctor for advice about relaxation methods.
Following are few more important steps:
1.Always keep a positive mindset
Whatever task you are planning to do it is always necessary to have a positive attitude towards it.Make sure to learn from various health experts regarding how they maintain a positive attitude to look healthy and stay emotionally happy.
2. Hydrate yourself well
Water is the necessity and to maintain our health it is must.It is required to drink water as required by the body to maintain a good health cycle.
So always maintain a good rapport between your mind and body as we all are aware of the saying,“A sound mind is in a sound body”.
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