The term "mental wellness" was first used in 2001 by Dr. Jane Myers. It includes the ability to reduce stress, be curious, feel joy, and be grateful. It’s the person who finds opportunities for creativity and has a hobby. It’s having knowledge about emotions within oneself and others. It’s figuring out how to have a balanced life, even in a life filled with hurry and stress and anxiety.
Therapeutic Resources for Mental Wellness
Not therapy but these might be therapeutic. Building mental wellness!
Build mental wellness as you add moments & experiences that include...
Learning new things builds mental wellness & self-esteem
Peace & Calm
Moments of calm peacefulness build mental health reserves
Making art & craft improves mental wellness & calms the amygdala
Improving one's emotional IQ helps relationships & builds mental health
Awe & Wonder!
Moments of awe & wonder improve mental health & builds mental wellness
Mental wellness is improved through imagination, curiosity, and vision
Try these activities & strategies to build mental wellness & emotional resiliency...