Monday is the day for healing in Ciudadano adn. For this reason, we spoke with a master’s degree in social neuroscience Nicolas Nunezwho talked to us How to take mental health into your own hands.
“The idea is to tell people that they can actively do something for their mental health”, Started off by calling the psychologist of the Origamis Center.
Along the same lines, Nuñez mentioned the importance of being aware of our mental health from time to time. “Unfortunately, we only take it seriously when we have red flags. And if you wait for them, it’s going to be very expensive to maintain, Because you will be repairing something broken all the time”, raised.
Pillars of good mental health
Commented Master’s Degree in Social Neuroscience Having good mental hygiene depends on many factors.
First of all, the expert noted emotional well-being, which in turn is divided into three components: high satisfaction with life, high interest in continuing life, and happiness. “It’s when I create spaces to connect socially, with activities that generate pleasure and interest me ”, Explained.
“Currently, we suffer greatly from the mental health problems associated with functioning psychologically. Feeling cut off from our purpose, working on our own. We live in an age of the disease of being in a hurry.” Told.
On the other hand, the psychologist Nicolás Núñez highlighted the importance of the social factor. ,It’s a social connection with others that is positive.” raised.
“When those points are right – Psychological, emotional and social well-being – There we can talk about being mentally healthy”, he assured.
Food and its effect on our happiness
“We cannot take it for granted that life in this world, at least in the big cities, has great demands. Then, We have to accept them if we want to improve our jobs and the living conditions of our families. The mental health professional considered.
Along the same lines, a psychologist from the Origamis Center gave us a tip that will help us improve the quality of our lives: cook cabbage as sauerkraut, An activity that is part of a series of summer workshops that the institution offers to give us tools for our mental health.
“What happens is that you store it and it produces certain bacteria that are beneficial to your intestinal microbiota, which are the organisms that are in your intestines. Two tablespoons has been shown to reduce the body’s inflammation, carcinogenic risk, and restore your lactobacilli ”, Explained.
And what does our stomach have to do with our brain activity? According to expert, “We have many neural connections down below.”
“When we’re in danger, insects warn us and send us wading signals. If I listen to my lining and those microbes, and I put in the food they need to grow, I am effectively helping myself to take care of my mental health with very simple things”, Expose.