With the fast-paced life that we all lead, it is becoming difficult for all of us to remain mentally and emotionally fit nowadays. People of all age groups, from children to old people are becoming the victims of stress and depression. This is a serious issue and needs to be dealt with immediately.
Research proves that while we are very much concerned about the physical well being of our children and leave no stone unturned to help them develop into physically fit and strong individuals by providing them with good food and enough amenities to physically train them, we are not focusing on their mental and emotional health.
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Hence, not only adults, even kids nowadays are suffering from major depressive episodes. The question is whether there are means and ways in which you can strengthen your mental and emotional strength.
The answer is yes. You can do so if you follow certain simple practices in your day to day life. This will not only help you to fight depression and provide relief from stress, it will also make you happy. By enabling you to face the challenges that life throws at you and deal with disappointment and failure in a neutral way, these practices will make you happy and content.
Research has proved that you can be happy by staying connected. When we build positive connections with people and value them, respect them and express gratitude for them, we can be happy.
When we develop empathy for others and do not judge them at every given step, we can be happy. It helps us to accept others as they are without judging them. This practice gives us emotional strength.
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Children should be encouraged to make decisions on their own and take accountability for the consequences. Parents should not shield them at every step. Children will learn survival skills only when they learn to make decisions on their own and learn to deal with the results.
Having fun is very important. It helps you to retain information longer and makes you more productive. So, after a hard day's work, make sure to have fun.