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Student Village Academy Forums HEALTH AND RELATIONSHIPS How does your lifestyle as a student affect your mental health?

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      Shekinah Brama

      Emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing all fall under the category of mental health. It influences our thoughts, feelings, and actions. It also influences how we interact with people, manage stress, and make good decisions. From childhood and youth through maturity, mental health is crucial at every stage of life.

      Poor mental health and mental illness are not the same things, despite the frequent confusion between the two terms. Even if a person does not have a mental disorder, they may nevertheless have poor mental health. Similar to this, a person with a mental illness may go through periods of mental, emotional, and social health.


      Living a healthy lifestyle can help with mental health. Your mental health can be improved by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, learning about healthy lifestyle choices that improve mental health and lessen psychological issues is useful for preventing serious psychiatric disorders.

      Eating healthily can lift one’s spirits and help brain cells regain their necessary structural integrity for cognitive function.

      Getting adequate sleep helps your body heal from illnesses and enhances your mental health.

      Exercise is a very powerful tool for healing mental health issues.

      Your capacity for self-control, forbearance, and stress and anxiety management can all be improved with the aid of meditation and relaxation techniques.

      One of the best things you can do for your mental health is to stop smoking and avoid using drugs.

      People can avoid depression, anxiety, and neurotic personality traits by maintaining healthy relationships.


      Students’ mental health can be compromised at any point throughout their time at School. Mental health issues can significantly affect a student’s capacity to connect with their studies, establish friends, and get the most out of their school experience, whether they are dealing with loneliness, anxiety, or even despair.

      It needs to be emphasized that no two students are the same.

      The effects of poor mental health are crucial warning signs that a kid needs care and may be experiencing mental health issues. Some pupils, nevertheless, can react quite differently. Even while a student may appear completely joyful and engaged to others, they may be dealing with serious personal difficulties. Therefore, it is crucial that institutions of higher learning make mental health help and knowledge widely available.


      1)Family Conflict:

      It’s possible for students to attend school close to or far from their homes. In either case, they might encounter familial stress. Any problem that affects a family just makes this tension worse. Parental separation or divorce, a family member’s death, the loss of a job, difficult economic times, physical and mental health issues, legal issues, or anything that interferes with a family’s regular functioning can all be considered crises. When a student’s focus is split between family and school obligations, academic performance may suffer.

      2) Young Carers:

      Children and young adults who assist in providing care for a sibling, parent, or grandparent are known as young carers. Young caregivers frequently mature swiftly and miss out on childhood too soon. They may sense resentment, loneliness, isolation, and grief. Some people experience anxiety or depression. Due to their additional responsibilities, their performance in school and at work may suffer, and they frequently have little time for socializing or participating in extracurricular activities.

      3) Health Issues:

      More and more college students are coping with health issues while pursuing their post-secondary degree. These medical conditions could be acute, chronic, or recurrent. Individual reactions to any particular health issue can also differ greatly. An enormous health issue for one youngster might be entirely tolerable for another.

      No matter how severe the illness or condition is, it could interfere with the student’s academic career. A student’s energy can be sapped for more than a week by something as basic as an intestinal ailment or the seasonal flu. There may be longer-term adaptations, assistance, or accommodations needed for other disorders like diabetes, migraines, or mononucleosis.

      4) Use of drugs:

      Students who use drugs or alcohol can have serious consequences for themselves and those around them.

      The effects of a student’s substance use on their academic performance or interactions with other students may not always be obvious, but you may notice them.

      Many persons who struggle with substance misuse are unaware of the connection between their drug use and behavioral changes or deterioration. The fact that substance use disorders frequently co-occur with other mental health issues such severe depression, eating disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder makes this difficulty much more difficult.


      Students today do not understand the value of leading healthy lives. Instead of going outside to play, they would rather stay inside and use their phones.

      They develop these boring routines into a way of life, which makes them indolent. They lack the necessary self-control and tenacity to accomplish any life and academic objective. students must realize how crucial living a healthy lifestyle is to enjoying a happier, more serene, and longer life.

      Healthy behaviors should be practiced from an early age. One of them is through consistent exercise. After exercise, our bodies feel revitalized. Exercise is a crucial component that aids in stress relief and disease prevention.

      People today neglect their health in favor of their workload. Long-term effects of this include several illnesses and mental health problems.

      Until individuals experience mental issues, they do not understand how important leading a healthy lifestyle is. They deal with chronic illnesses, yet a healthy lifestyle can help these disorders.

      Thank you for reading!


    • #42136

      Informative! Thank you.

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