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Emotional Health


There is no one-size-fits-all advice for improving your emotional well-being, but by exploring these articles, you’ll find ways to understand and identify your issues, and take steps to become more emotionally healthy.

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Looking after your emotional health is just as important as caring for your physical health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their emotions and behavior. They're able to handle life's inevitable challenges, build strong relationships, and lead productive, fulfilling lives. They bounce back when bad things happen and can manage stress without falling apart.

If your emotional health isn't as solid as you'd like it to be, here's the good news: there are many things you can do to boost your mood, build resilience, and get more enjoyment out of life.

Emotional health basics

Improving well-being

The social side of emotional health

Additionally, it takes energy and focus to successfully make major life changes. You can gain strength through regular exercise, a healthy diet, and activities that reduce stress.