Eating disorders are driven by an intense fear of becoming overweight, damaging both physical and mental health. The two most common eating disorders are anerexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, although their symptoms are often mixed.Eating disorders affect seven girls in every 1,000, and one boy in every 1,000. It usually begins to be a problem at teenage years, but can happen at any time.It's not known for certain what causes them, but many factors could play a part --Social pressure…
Structuring Your Daily Routine to Promote Strong Mental Health
"Getting into a daily routine can benefit your mental health because it creates stability, structure, and familiarity.” - Nicole Amesbury, Therapist and Head of Clinical Development at Talkspace // #GemNation
This "Worry Tree" is a poster I would love to hang in my classroom. It is a resource I think students could refer to, when needed, to help them regulate their emotions and deal with their "problems" in an effective way. Eventually, they will be able to follow this process on their own, and develop their emotional competence - which is an important skill that underlies positive mental health (Reinke et al., 2011).