Mental Health – Stress and Mental illness

In today’s world stress become so common. What is stress is actually, thinking any unwanted things again and again that create an atmosphere of fear is stress. And that stress creates mental illness. As you give importance to physical health, similarly you must focus on mental health as well. So, do something for mental health awareness.

What are the reasons of stress?

Reasons of stress are different in different generation. 

In small kids

Reasons of stress are pressure of study, exams, competition, back bullying etc. 

In teen age

Reasons of stress are for career, fight with friends etc.

In adults

reasons of stress household expenses, loans, credits, the pressure of jobs, family issues, relationship issues, etc. 

In Senior

citizen reasons of stress are living alone, not giving time by their family etc. 

Impact of Stress on mental health

  • Depression and anxiety
  • The pain of any kind
  • Heart disease 
  • OCD
  • Thinking and memory problems 
  • Skin diseases like eczema 
  • Autoimmune diseases 
  • Sleeping disorders 
  • Weight problems (thyroid) 
  • Digestive problems etc. 

Signs and symptoms of stress 

There are some signs and symptoms of stress that you must notice before it become any dieases. These sympoms are :

Cognitive symptoms 

Cognitive symptoms of stres are:

  • Memory problems 
  • Seeing only the negative
  • Constant worrying 

Emotional Symptoms 

Emotional symptoms of stres are:

  • Depression or General Unhappiness 
  • Anger
  • Loneliness

Physical Symptoms

Physical symptoms of stres are:

  • Aches and pains 
  • Laziness 

Behavioural Symptoms 

Behavioural symptoms of stres are:

  • Eating more or less
  • Sleeping for much or little 
  • Using alcohol, cigarette, or drugs to relax
  • Nail-biting
  • Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities

Solutions for stress

To keep your mental health well you must consider following solutions.

Meditation, yoga, and exercise 

Meditaion and yoga is the best way to keep your self mentally well. Meditation give you peace of mind and yoga reduce your stress completely. In yoga when you do deep breathing, it give proper oxygen to your brain and increase the endorphyn. That is good chemical for health. You feel happy and stress free.

Eat a healthy diet

Diet also plays a important role in your mental health. Be conscious about what you eat. Eat water rich food more.

Get proper rest 

Take proper rest so that your brain can recharge and give you energy for another day.

Take counseling session

If you have any mental health issues or feeling stress do’t hesitate to take counselling session.

Contact Brain Soul & You for counselling session.


Saurabh Goel

Read more blogs related to Self Improvements: Miracle Morning RoutineGet rid of phone addiction10 rituals for a radiant lifeSix keys for Amazing HealthSubconscious Mind.

Leave a Comment