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In recent times drugs and alcohol are becoming more popularized in music. This is because being a musician is a tough job that comes with a lot of pressure that can sometimes affect your mental health. Musicians suffer from problems like anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem, which may cause them to turn to drugs and alcohol. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
What is Mental Health?
According to cdc.gov mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps to determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental Health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. It’s important to remember that a person’s mental health can change over time, depending on many factors. When the demands placed on a person exceed their resources and coping capabilities, their mental health could be impacted.
Why Mental Health is Important
Mental Health is really important, some of the reasons for this include:
A stronger Ability to cope with stress
A positive self-image
Higher Quality of life
Ways of keeping health in check
There is no definite way to keep your mental health, but examples of things you could do include:
Talk about your feelings
Take up regular exercise
Prioritize rest and sleep on a daily basis
Keep in touch with loved ones
Maintain a positive outlook on life
In conclusion your mental health is important, do all you can to keep it healthy.
Love from Musical Africans.