Life can hit hard sometimes, no doubt about that. When it does, there is a choice that must be made, and depending on that choice, hinges on one’s mental health survival.
The choice to move on, learn from it and survive, or the choice to give in. The decision to move on and learn from it seems to be the logical answer but the impact of some life events can leave one in a danger zone of despair.
This is not a place one should stay, so what should one do to defend their mental health? The Center for Disease Control notes that 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. With stats like this, it is imperative that a plan to guard one’s mental health be a top priority.
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