28 minutes | Jan 14th 2021

Mental and Emotional Health

Mental Health vs Mental Illness vs Mental DisorderLots of people use the terms "mental health," "mental illness," and "mental disorder" interchangeably. For me, mental health and mental illness refer to two different things. For me, Mental Health refers to:Mental and emotional well being. The ability to be aware of one's thoughts, feelings, and how they relate to their actions. The ability to process thoughts and emotions, both positive and negative or large and small. It's the ability to problem solve and overcome struggles and challenges. On the other hand, Mental Illness and Mental Disorders refer more to diagnoses like:DepressionADD/ADHDBipolar, Identity, and Personality disorders,Eating disordersPTSDSevier AnxietySchizophreniaMental Health and Emotional Health Go Hand in HandWe talked about mental health earlier. Let's take a minute and talk about Emotional Health.For me, Emotional Health is the ability to experience any and ALL emotions, good or bad, negative or positive, happy or sad, from one extreme to the other. In addition to being able to experience these emotions, it's also important to be able to identify them, process them, and appreciate them.I Focus on Improving Mental and Emotional HEALTH!Again, I'm not a doctor, therapist, or counselor. I want to make that clear! But, we can all improve our mental & emotional health.There's a misconception that only certain people can help others, especially teens, improve their mental health. Yes, this might apply to mental illness and disorders, but mental health is somethiI can help you improve your mental health. Everyone can improve their mental and emotional health in one area or another. And, like physical health, we have to power to do most of our own mental and emotional health work for ourselves, on our own. Many times developing and bolstering our mental health is just a simple matter of changing how we think. Sometimes it's adding new routines and habits to our lives. Call to ACTION!January is the time to join my group coaching program!I promise that this will help you become the parent of your dreams. You will develop the skills to be intentional, to turn struggles in to strengths, and to build a rock-solid relationship with your teen. Plus, I'm joining forces with 3 other coaches to offer you the BEST parenting membership EVER!The Doors Are Open! Become a Member of Firmly Founded Parents!Do you want to become confident in your parenting?Are you ready to stop power struggling with your teenager?Do you just want help and support from other parents just like you?Are you ready to build a rock-solid relationship with your teen?You can achieve all of this and more by becoming a member of Firmly Founded Parents!As a member, you'll get:🔥 Exclusive trainings for parenting teens in 2021📅2 LIVE Zoom Calls throughout the month with or certified coaches🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Unlimited access to our community of like-minded parents🏆 2 coaching sessions/month with our expert coaches🎯 Learn ways to have a powerful impact on your teen's life😎 Build unshakable confidence in yourself as a parent🏗️ Build a rock-solid relationship with your teen📚 Access to our growing library of resources🤯 ONLY $97 A MONTH! 🤯Become a Member TODAY!
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