Take a Mental Health Day

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May is Mental Health Month and what better way to recognize the annual educational campaign than by achieving that peaceful, easy feeling. The U.S. Surgeon General reports that have of all Americans are faced with some sort of mental disorder at some time in their lives. In fact, mental illnesses are more common than other prominent diseases like diabetes, heart disease, cancer or arthritis. One of the leading sponsors of Mental Health Month is Mental Health America, a community-based organization that assists Americans in having healthier lives, mentally that is. There are plenty of steps you can take to ensure that you have good mental health. Simple steps can mean big changes to your outlook in life. Here are 10 ways to keep your head up. Stay connected with others. Keep a positive attitude. Exercise and remain physically active. Volunteer and help others. Get regular amounts of sleep. Find joy and satisfaction in something you do. Eat balanced meals. Take care of your spirit. Learn to cope with difficult times.